Internap and Aerospike Announce Integrated Solution for Accelerated Big Data Performance Turnkey Solution Combines Best-of-Breed NoSQL Database and Bare-Metal Cloud into Pre-Configured “Fast Big Data” Platform to Deliver Personalized Interactions in Real Time ATLANTA – November 6, 2013 ─ Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of high-performance hosting services, and Aerospike, provider of a flash-optimized, in-memory NoSQL database, today announced an integrated solution that creates the industry’s first “fast big data” platform by offering Aerospike’s leading NoSQL database on Internap’s AgileSERVER bare-metal cloud. The combined solution enables developers to quickly deploy applications that demand predictable, high performance in a cost-effective hosted environment.
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Amcom Provides Hosted Cloud Services to Australian University Amcom Telecommunications has signed a $9 million contract to provide hosted Cloud services to The University of Western Australia (UWA). The initial contract is for 3 years and has options for extending. Under the agreement, Amcom will deliver its hosted Cloud solution to UWA that will benefit from hundreds of computer servers and more than 400 terabytes of storage. These computer servers and storage will be delivered across the company’s secure, reliable dedicated geographical path diverse 10‐gigabit fibre network between UWA and Amcom’s Data Centres. “Amcom has been able to provide us