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Web Server Report: Site Growth Slows, and SPDY Is a Drop in the Bucket

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Last month, Netcraft recorded nearly 677 million websites in its April Web Server Survey. May is a different story, though. This time, Netcraft found a drop of 14 million hostnames, the first decline in nearly two years. Despite the decline, things are still looking very good for the Nginx...
Web Server Report: Site Growth Slows, and SPDY Is a Drop in the Bucket

IBM to acquire cloud infrastructure powerhouse SoftLayer

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale After numerous rumors that it was going to happen, IBM has agreed to acquire infrastructure-as-a-service provider SoftLayer. IBM already offers cloud infrastructure products, so this move shows IBM wasn’t getting enough traction on its own. SoftLayer has about 21,000...
IBM to acquire cloud infrastructure powerhouse SoftLayer
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IBM, EMC, And Others Are All Trying To Buy The Same $2 Billion Cloud-Computing Company (EMC, VMW, IBM)
Meet the cloud behind your favorite apps (and it’s not AWS)
Funding Daily: Finally, a day with no social/consumer app funding stories

EMC & IBM reportedly looking to buy Amazon cloud rival SoftLayer

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale Enterprise behemoths EMC and IBM are taking a close look at buying major infrastructure-as-a-service provider SoftLayer in a potential deal worth more than $2 billion, Reuters reports. Dallas-based SoftLayer closely competes...
EMC & IBM reportedly looking to buy Amazon cloud rival SoftLayer
Google to challenge Amazon with Compute Engine cloud infrastructure

MongoSV: MongoDB conference in Silicon Valley

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This sponsored post is produced by MongoDB. On December 4th, over 1,000 MongoDB users and contributors will converge upon Santa Clara for MongoSV, a full-day conference dedicated to the leading open source, NoSQL database. 10gen co-founders and MongoDB core committers Eliot Horowitz and Dwight Merriman will present the latest enhancements...
MongoSV: MongoDB conference in Silicon Valley

Rackspace buys its way into MongoDB market with ObjectRocket

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Rackspace is buying its way into the hot MongoDB database market with its acquisition of ObjectRocket, a year-old provider of cloud-based MongoDB services. Chris Lalonde, co-founder CEO of ObjectRocket The deal, the terms were not disclosed, shows that major cloud infrastructure providers need to offer an array of database options...
Rackspace buys its way into MongoDB market with ObjectRocket
Samsung Ventures backs Cloudant with undisclosed investment
This year in cloud: Amazon-almost-all-the-time and the other 5 top stories of 2012

VMware to launch public cloud to fight Amazon & Nicira-based software-defined data centers

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale VMware picked an unusually busy day (new pope, new Android head, new Kickstarter record) to dump a lot of high-level cloud announcements in the laps of tech reporters everywhere. Alas, VMware...
VMware to launch public cloud to fight Amazon & Nicira-based software-defined data centers
SoftLayer says its cloud beats Amazon in online gaming. Here’s why.

It's official: IBM to buy SoftLayer

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In one of the industry’s worst-kept secrets, IBM is buying SoftLayer, a respected cloud services provider. This news has been a long time coming. In March, Reuters reported that both IBM and EMC, in bids to up tehir cloud credibility, were interested in SoftLayer. GigaOM subsequently reported that while EMC...
It's official: IBM to buy SoftLayer
IBM Has Brilliantly Snatched Away A $2 Billion Cloud Company From EMC (EMC, VMW, IBM)

The market for traditional servers is being enveloped by the cloud

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There’s good reason that Dell, HP and the other major brand server vendors are rushing to build clouds of their own. It’s increasingly obvious that big cloud infrastructure providers — which used to be the biggest customers of these server makers — are contracting out more of their server manufacturing...
The market for traditional servers is being enveloped by the cloud

IBM To Acquire Cloud Services Company SoftLayer

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Computing giant IBM just made another move in its quest to becoming the biggest provider of cloud computing services. It said it will acquire SoftLayer, a privately held cloud services player based in Dallas. Financial terms are not being disclosed. It has been owned by GI Partners, a private equity...
IBM To Acquire Cloud Services Company SoftLayer
Appcelerator aims to become a complete mobile platform with new cloud services

Seedcamp Marks 5 Years As the 'Anti-Y Combinator' -- Roaming Globally Inside And Outside The Valley

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“This is a 20 year project” according to Seedcamp founder and chairman Saul Klein, who also just happens to be a partner in the Index Ventures VC firm. It’s five years on since Seedcamp’s launch in 2007 and Klein is as bullish and upbeat about Europe’s oldest ‘new model’ accelerator,...
Seedcamp Marks 5 Years As the 'Anti-Y Combinator' -- Roaming Globally Inside And Outside The Valley

Appcelerator introduces private cloud services to court bigger developers, enterprise clients

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Mobile app development platform Appcelerator has expanded its cloud services offerings. Developers working with Appcelerator can now opt to have their own private, dedicated, cloud service servers that can be set up either virtually or at their own premises. Appcelerator introduced cloud services to its product lineup earlier this year, giving...
Appcelerator introduces private cloud services to court bigger developers, enterprise clients

Sponsored post: Learn about the Leading NoSQL Database at MongoDB San Franciscoe

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On May 10, over 1,000 architects, CTOs, DBAs, developers, and other IT professionals will converge on San Francisco to learn about the leading NoSQL database, MongoDB. MongoDB San Francisco attendees can expect a wide variety of content including: • Technical talks from the creators of MongoDB, including presentations on the...
Sponsored post: Learn about the Leading NoSQL Database at MongoDB San Franciscoe
EMC is just not that into SoftLayer, but IBM may be

Sponsor post: MongoSV: MongoDB Conference in Silicon Valley

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On Dec. 4, over 1,000 MongoDB users and contributors will converge upon Santa Clara for MongoSV, a full-day conference dedicated to the leading open-source NoSQL database. 10gen co-founders and MongoDB core committers Eliot Horowitz and Dwight Merriman will present the latest enhancements to MongoDB and share the product road map...
Sponsor post: MongoSV: MongoDB Conference in Silicon Valley

Last week on GigaOM Research: the IBM/SoftLayer acquisition and the future of innovation

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With much of the EU and US in an uproar over the news that the NSA has been monitoring communications from Verizon and some of the biggest intent giants (including Google, Facebook, Yahoo and many others), conspiracy theorists are having a field day while Dropbox, Apple, and others are going...
Last week on GigaOM Research: the IBM/SoftLayer acquisition and the future of innovation

Database-as-a-service Cloudant nabs $12M from Devonshire, Rackspace, & more

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale Hot database-as-a-service startup Cloudant has raised $12 million in its second round of funding, the company announced today. Boston-based Cloudant was initially founded in Cambridge, Mas. in 2008 by three MIT physicists. The team struggled to move around multi-petabyte...
Database-as-a-service Cloudant nabs $12M from Devonshire, Rackspace, & more

Review: SoftLayer's cloud is fast and flexible

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SoftLayer brings fine-grained configuration options, high performance, and interesting extras to the self-service cloud...
Review: SoftLayer's cloud is fast and flexible
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