Google Cloud Platform – Cloud Services To Go One Up Against AWS Google unveiled its Google Cloud Platform and Google Compute Engine at I/O Conference in San Francisco to take on Microsoft’s Azure and Amazon’s AWS in the cloud platform. Google said that it has been working on global-scale services for more than fourteen years and launching cloud services is just another step in that direction. Google said that the prime motive behind improvising their cloud services was to open up infrastructure for SMEs and enthusiastic developers. Google’s new Compute Engine provides a sophisticated, highly powerful environment for running virtual
Future Trends And Prospects In Cloud Technology – Year 2013 In the domain of technology, the saying is, “the technology changes, the industry survives,” but predicting how the particular technology will progress within a given time-frame is a bit tricky. It is only the projection, based on certain researches and studies, that can provide meaningful trends or clues about the progress of that particular technology. The trend of usage and adaptability of cloud technology has been increasing for many years and is expected to keep increasing for many years to come. Many technology experts think that cloud technology has not reached its
Intel and its Vision of the Cloud Intel and India have both featured in previous articles. Now, both of them came together at the “Intel Cloud Summit 2011” in Mumbai which covered Intel Cloud Builder(s) Program of reference architectures (See: Exploring the Intel Cloud Builder Community – Opportunities and Challenges in Asia )and the Intel Open Data Center (ODC) Initiative. The summit also outlined the company’s Cloud 2015 vision that is based on a three-point strategy focused on deep engagements with IT and service providers, delivering products that align to user requirements, and proven solutions via Intel Cloud Builders. In
Akamai Appoints Frederic Moraillon as Asia Pacific Japan Marketing VP Frederic Moraillon takes on new role at Akamai to drive branding, marketing, and lead generation activities in Asia Pacific Japan. SINGAPORE – November 16, 2011 – Akamai Technologies Pte. Ltd. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing userexperiences on any device, anywhere, has appointed Frederic Moraillon as Vice President of Marketing for Asia Pacific Japan (APJ). Based in Singapore and reporting to Sanjay Singh, Vice President for Asia Pacific Japan at Akamai, Frederic is responsible for driving overall branding, field marketing and public relations functions
Ninefold and Rackspace Battle for Australian Startup Mind Space Last month American cloud computing service provider Rackspace, in an effort to expand its presence in the Australian market, announced a deal with early stage venture capitalists Pollenizer to offer Australian start-ups free hosting worth $2,000 a month for their first year of operations. Now, Rackspace’s Australian rival Ninefold has announced an identical scheme, also in partnership with Pollenizer and another incubator Starmate. While Rackspace’s offer had been introduced in the US much earlier as the Rackspace Startup Program (See: Why is Rackspace targeting Startups? ), it’s something new in Australia.
Fifth Annual Amazon Web Services “Start-Up Challenge” Begins Today for Start-Ups Worldwide Fifteen regional prizes and one global grand prize to be awarded to start-ups with the most innovative businesses built in the AWS cloud SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, Aug 01, 2011 – Amazon Web Services LLC (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced the call for entries to the fifth annual AWS Start-Up Challenge, a contest to recognize innovative start-ups that are built on AWS’s cloud computing platform. AWS has expanded the Start-Up Challenge worldwide and will choose a total of 15 regional semi-finalists from the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East