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.
Cisco to Introduce New Certification for Cloud Management Transverse, Leostream also push cloud technology aggressively A number of major cloud industry leaders including Transverse, Leostream and market giant Cisco announced aggressive cloud-based campaigns which is likely to beef up the race for cloud supremacy. One of the world’s leading cloud billing specialist Transverse joined the Rackspace Hosting-led Cloud Tools Marketplace today, revealed a report on Yahoo Finance. As a result of the partnership, subscribers of Rackspace public cloud product portfolio would get to enjoy cutting-edge products like TRACT from Tranverse, the gold-standard cloud billing platform dedicated to subscription management and
The Storage Wars: Microsoft Hops Onto The Price-shed Bandwagon Last week’s wrap-up of the on-going cloud storage price wars between Google and Amazon ended off with a humble suggestion for Microsoft: wait for nothing and plunge straight into the cloud storage price-drop showdown. It turns out that the software giant actually did make up its mind to join the party real soon, responding to the soaring market competition in style. Microsoft made a pronounced entry into the ballroom by announcing price sheds for its Windows Azure Storage, and that as well, as much as a hefty 28 percent (how’s that for a stunner). “Reducing prices
Prevent downtime, protect data and ensure continuous business operations When Hurricane Ike slammed into the Gulf Coast in September 2008, it put business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) programs to the ultimate test. Beyond the devastating impact of the storm itself, power outages extended across three states and lasted for several days, forcing many businesses to rely on backup systems for business-critical data and network connectivity—and shutting others down entirely. But it’s not just hurricanes, fire or other disasters that can bring a business to its knees. Everyday problems such as bad software, misconfigured networks, hardware failures or power outages
Chi-East Selects Equinix as its Primary Cloud Data Hosting Provider SINGAPORE — August 24, 2011 — Chi-East, the independent, pan-Asian trading venue, and Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data centre services, today announced that Chi-East has chosen Equinix’s Singapore 2 (SG2) International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) as its primary data centre. Chi-East, which commenced operations in the fourth quarter of 2010, is the world’s first exchange-backed, non-displayed trading platform for securities listed in Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore. With the selection of Equinix, Chi-East’s participants will benefit from the data centre provider’s existing carrier and financial network connectivity
Cloud Based Service Level Agreements A common theme in the chatter about cloud computing is the need for SLAs around performance and availability. These SLAs simply don’t exist or are specified in a way that makes them look like they’ll never be violated. For example, Amazon’s availability SLA is around the network connectivity for an entire availability zone. So if you have a single instance that can access the internet (whether or not your app will run on it), there is no violation. This is hardly a new state of affairs and there doesn’t seem to be much change coming
Top 5 Cloud Computing Service Platforms For Call Centers LiveOps LiveOps is a technology company offering two innovative solutions for enterprises: Contact Center in the Cloud, a SaaS technology platform for managing contact centers, and Workforce in the Cloud, an on-demand workforce for outsourcing call center calls. LiveOps On-Demand Contact Center Platform enables enterprises to deploy an always-on and scalable contact center infrastructure in a pay-per-use model that enables customers to achieve greater operational and cost efficiencies. LiveOps provides enterprises with the on-demand call center platform and community of on-demand independent agents to quickly achieve better business results. Voxeo Voxeo
Jul 07, 2010 12:30 ET Ready to Kick the Colo Habit? BURLINGTON, MA–(Marketwire – July 7, 2010) – CloudSwitch, Inc. today announced a live webinar on July 13, 2010 to demonstrate how cloud computing offers dramatic cost savings and flexibility improvements compared to traditional hosting providers or colocation facilities. The cloud enables rapid provisioning and scaling to meet peak usage, while eliminating the overhead of managing power, network connectivity, and physical hardware. Until now, enterprises considering the cloud have been faced with concerns about the security of their data and communications, and the hurdles of re-building applications and management tools