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Verelo Debuts A New Take On Website Monitoring, Focuses On Site Health & Recommendations

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A startup called Verelo is introducing a new type of website monitoring service, which plans to commoditize features like uptime and performance monitoring, with plans to give away as much of those services for free as possible. Instead, Verelo’s premium offerings will focus on other areas, including malware detection and site...
Verelo Debuts A New Take On Website Monitoring, Focuses On Site Health & Recommendations

Dark Clouds Be Gone: Apica Raises $5M From SEB, Others To Keep SaaS Services Running Without A Hitch

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Here’s a timely funding announcement: Apica, a company that offers a solution that enterprises can use to keep their cloud-based apps running smoothly — even when there are problems in the clouds — has just raised $5 million to continue expanding its services. The news comes after a weekend that...
Dark Clouds Be Gone: Apica Raises $5M From SEB, Others To Keep SaaS Services Running Without A Hitch

Google Wants Your Lamp to Tell You How Much Power It's Using

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Google PowerMeter is part of a series of efforts by various large and small companies, including Green Goose and Microsoft, to launch better and smarter home energy monitoring services. Today, Google took the next step in its efforts to make PowerMeter a ubiquitous service by launching an API for PowerMeter...
Google Wants Your Lamp to Tell You How Much Power It's Using

10 Free Services to Monitor Your Site’s Uptime

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This series is supported by Rackspace, the better way to do hosting. Learn more about Rackspace’s hosting solutions here.You can’t sit staring at your monitor 24 hours a day to keep an eye on your website(s), so thank the heavens for the free services out there that do it...
10 Free Services to Monitor Your Site’s Uptime

Review: 3 Web stack monitors in the cloud

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Monitoring services from Boundary, Circonus, and Librato combine simple setup and richly different capabilities...
Review: 3 Web stack monitors in the cloud

Six Months After Launch, Website Monitoring Startup Verelo To Shut Down And Return Funding

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We’ve received word that Verelo, a Toronto-based startup that provides website monitoring services, is shutting down. The company announced the news today in an email to users signed by co-founder Andrew McGrath. The company, which provided uptime and performance analytics as well as malware detection and site health monitoring services,...
Six Months After Launch, Website Monitoring Startup Verelo To Shut Down And Return Funding

How cloud-monitoring services can help you avoid your own 'Fail Whale'

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We are excited to announce the first breakout panel at CloudBeat 2012, “Visibility: Cloud Management and Control in a Complex World,” featuring speakers from 6 Fusion, Cloudability and Appescute.  Even when you buy a car with a warranty, you still have to get it serviced. Your cloud infrastructure is...
How cloud-monitoring services can help you avoid your own 'Fail Whale'

Russian Money Into French Clouds: App Analytics Platform Capptain Gets $1.5M From Runa Capital

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As the world of apps continues to get ever-more crowded, another app analytics startup has picked up investment to help app developers figure out what is working, and what is not. Paris, France-based Capptain has raised $1.5 million from Russian VC fund Runa Capital. The investment, says Runa, will be...
Russian Money Into French Clouds: App Analytics Platform Capptain Gets $1.5M From Runa Capital
Pressure to perform: A closer look at web performance metrics
Network Testing Consolidation: Ixia Pays $160M Cash For Security-Focused BreakingPoint Systems
RightScale buys into cloud cost forecasting
How Apple kept Safari a secret

New report shows Congress' favorite BitTorrent downloads

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Congress has become gun-shy about putting together Internet-related legislation after the attempt to pass SOPA generated unprecedented public outrage, but Internet piracy is still on its radar. Still, it turns out that digital copies of pirated movies and TV shows aren't just the subject of committee debates on Capitol...
New report shows Congress' favorite BitTorrent downloads

Deadpool No More: After Planning To Shut Down, Verelo Is Acquired By Enterprise DNS Company Dyn

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Dyn, the New Hampshire-based Internet infrastructure-as-a-service company that provides DNS and email services, has acquired Verelo, the Toronto-based website monitoring startup. It’s really big news for Verelo and its users, since in mid-December, Verelo announced that it would be shutting down just six months after launch and returning its remaining...
Deadpool No More: After Planning To Shut Down, Verelo Is Acquired By Enterprise DNS Company Dyn
Seeking more enterprise clients, PagerDuty takes $10.7M in funding

Cloud-Based Mobile App Testing & Monitoring Platform Perfecto Mobile Raises $15 Million Series C

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Boston and Israel-based Perfecto Mobile, the makers of a testing and monitoring platform for mobile apps and websites, is today announcing having secured $15 million in a Series C round of financing. The new funding was led by Globespan Capital Partners, and saw participation from existing investors Carmel, Vertex and the Waisbein Fund. The company’s success...
Cloud-Based Mobile App Testing & Monitoring Platform Perfecto Mobile Raises $15 Million Series C

RightScale gets your cloud ready for the holidays

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The beauty of cloud computing is that it can scale up and down as needed. This is particularly helpful for retail businesses which see huge spikes and valleys in demand during the holidays. Now RightScale says it can help them more proactively manage their cloud resources to meet demand and...
RightScale gets your cloud ready for the holidays
Upstart Server Density sets sights on RightScale with new cloud management goodies
Google Screenwise pays opt-in users for expanded web tracking

ScienceLogic Raises $15 Million For Cloud And Data Center Monitoring Services

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ScienceLogic, a company that provides cloud monitoring and IT operations services, has raised $15 million in Series A funding from New Enterprise Associates. This is ScienceLogic’s first round of funding. ScienceLogic’s EM7 IT Management System is designed to monitor datacenter resources, mobile and remote assets and public and hybrid cloud...
ScienceLogic Raises $15 Million For Cloud And Data Center Monitoring Services

CloudKick: Practical Efforts for Unifying the Cloud

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The team over at CloudKick have been busy connecting open standards with its efforts to monitor cloud computing. By focusing on different cloud providers and listening to customers, the company is in a good position to nudge cloud computing implementations towards open source - and live to tell about it....
CloudKick: Practical Efforts for Unifying the Cloud

5 ways online education can keep its students honest

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The rise of online education may be creating new opportunities for students to learn, but it’s also opening up new opportunities for them to cheat. Offline, instructors can more effortlessly establish the kinds of communities that uphold honor codes and keep an eye on students as they take tests. But...
5 ways online education can keep its students honest

GroupM and Nielsen work to combine online and TV metrics

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For too long Nielsen ratings have dealt with TV commercials and web ads as completely separate entities. Episodes of your favorite show streamed through a service like Hulu or from the channel's website often didn't get factored into the pricing and sales of television ads, and vice versa. That...
GroupM and Nielsen work to combine online and TV metrics

AppNeta lands $16M as networking and application monitoring heats up

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AppNeta, whose monitoring services let devops teams track the performance of a website, the networks it uses and the external applications it depends on, announced on Monday a $16 million Series C round of venture funding, demonstrating that investors still like the area despite a crowded market. Bain Capital Ventures,...
AppNeta lands $16M as networking and application monitoring heats up
To infinity and beyond! 'Earth video camera' takes one giant leap forward

10gen rolls out new features to woo more enterprises to MongoDB

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Honing in further on the enterprise market, MongoDB creator 10gen is bringing out features for enterprise customers and announcing upgrades of existing products for all users of its open-source non-relational database. 10gen had greater business adoption in mind last year when it raised $42 million and vowed to focus on...
10gen rolls out new features to woo more enterprises to MongoDB
AT&T unveils home automation and security solution

5 tips for startup founders from startup founders

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Building a new tech company from the ground up is incredibly hard. Here are some tips from founders and co-founders who have already scaled that mountain that might help ease the journey for others.. David Mytton, CEO of Server Density (and friends.) 1:  Haste makes waste.  It’s natural to be...
5 tips for startup founders from startup founders
How Tablets Are Transforming Business Intelligence

New research: Most top torrents are monitored, your IP address can be logged within three hours

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If you’ve downloaded a popular torrent in the last three years, you may have had your IP address logged and your activities monitored, according to new research. Computer scientists from the University of Birmingham tracked BitTorrent traffic during five separate timeframes: July 2009, August 2009, August 2010, February 2011, and...
New research: Most top torrents are monitored, your IP address can be logged within three hours
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