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Dell Puts Crosshairs On World of Storage

Amazon Competitor Joyent Thinks It Can Beat The Cloud Giant At Its Own Game (AMZN)

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From the competition-is-good-for-the-customer department: Another cloud computing provider has jumped in to compete with Amazon on price: Joyent. This follows Microsoft's recent news that it would match Amazon's absurdly low cloud computing prices. Like AWS, Joyent is an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) which lets customers rent hardware and software to run...
Amazon Competitor Joyent Thinks It Can Beat The Cloud Giant At Its Own Game (AMZN)
SnapVolumes lets enterprises run just a single copy of their apps

Virtualization software firm Atlantis Computing raises $20m from Adams Street, Cisco and others

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Atlantis Computing, a Silicon Valley virtualization software company that specializes in data center storage optimization solutions, has secured $20 million in a Series D round of financing led by a new backer, private investment firm Adams Street Partners. Prior investors Cisco Systems, El Dorado Ventures and Partech International also chipped...
Virtualization software firm Atlantis Computing raises $20m from Adams Street, Cisco and others

Telefónica squares up to Amazon with Instant Servers global IaaS offering

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Telefónica, the giant Spanish telco, has just decided to take on Amazon around the world with Instant Servers, a public cloud service. Launched on Tuesday, the service’s virtual servers are optimized for mobile, enterprise and M2M applications. The infrastructure-as-a-service offering is the first product that Telefónica is selling to companies...
Telefónica squares up to Amazon with Instant Servers global IaaS offering
Eucalyptus Chooses GitHub For Stairway To Amazon
An ugly duckling no more: Why Platform-as-a-Service is poised for huge growth

Intel's Romley Chip Is Good News for Storage Players EMC and NetApp

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Remember how last week after a survey of 100 CIOs the investment bank JP Morgan concluded that while IT spending is trending up, Intel’s new Xeon server chip known best by its codename Romley isn’t likely to be much of a catalyst for that spending? Remember also how on the...
Intel's Romley Chip Is Good News for Storage Players EMC and NetApp

Google to launch Amazon, Microsoft cloud competitor at Google I/O 2012

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Google is very likely to launch a cloud services platform at its annual developer conference, Google I/O next week in San Francisco. It was one of the topics of discussion in the hallways of our Structure 2012 conference. We have since confirmed with multiple sources who are familiar with Google’s...
Google to launch Amazon, Microsoft cloud competitor at Google I/O 2012

VMware pours $30M more into Puppet Labs

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Devops fan favorite Puppet Labs is getting an additional $30 million in backing from VMware and the two companies will team up to provide new IT management solutions for use in VMware shops. That means VMware now provides the lion’s share of Puppet’s total of about $45 million in VC...
VMware pours $30M more into Puppet Labs

Apigee Builds New API Management Service For The Programmable Data Center

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To address the new reality of our data driven world, we need better ways to manage the network. Google and later Amazon Web Services (AWS), embarked on that journey long ago. Now the market is beginning to catch up with new networked environments that are controlled more by software than...
Apigee Builds New API Management Service For The Programmable Data Center

Amazon Web Services and Google lower cloud pricing

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has lowered the cost of running Windows on its cloud, while Google announced a reduction on all Compute Engine pricing. Google has also expanded the number of virtual servers users can choose from and made its cloud more Euro friendly. Competition in the market for...
Amazon Web Services and Google lower cloud pricing

Making a Case for Network Virtualization

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Image copyright Johannes KorneliusAt the beginning of this century, server virtualization burst onto the IT scene and changed the way modern IT organizations think about server hardware. The basic concept behind server virtualization is that multiple “virtual” servers can be run on a single physical server. This consolidation of servers...
Making a Case for Network Virtualization

VMware buys big data startup Cetas

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VMware CEO Paul Maritz VMware has acquired Cetas, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based big data startup that provides analytics atop the Hadoop platform. Terms of the deal haven’t been disclosed yet, but Cetas is an 18-month-old company with tens of paying customers, including within the Fortune 1000, that didn’t need to...
VMware buys big data startup Cetas

Opera buys Skyfire in bid to become mobile media middleman

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Opera's browser has long been an interesting technology, if not necessarily a popular one. But as it has pursued better ways to deliver content to mobile devices—and make money— the company has been moving further and further away from the browser itself and more into the world of mobile...
Opera buys Skyfire in bid to become mobile media middleman
As Mystery Cloud Looms, Google Revs App Engine
RIM's 2-for-1 BES 10 plans gets detailed in company blog post, confirms BGR report
HP Stands Up To Amazon With Real Live Open Source Cloud

Amazon adds to developer choices with JavaScript SDK for Web Services

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The general release of the AWS (Amazon Web Services) SDK for Node.js is available for download, allowing developers to build server-side applications in JavaScript that then can run on Amazon's cloud.The free SDK follows a preview version that Amazon announced in December last year. One of the advantages of...
Amazon adds to developer choices with JavaScript SDK for Web Services

Scoop: Google, Microsoft both targeting Amazon with new clouds

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Google is hard at work on a cloud computing offering that will compete directly with the popular Amazon EC2 cloud, according to a source familiar with Google’s plans. Not to be outdone, other sources have confirmed Microsoft is also building an Infrastructure as a Service platform, and that the Redmond...
Scoop: Google, Microsoft both targeting Amazon with new clouds
Cloud: Cloudbees Puts Sting Into Battle With Google, Microsoft

Review: VMware's vCenter Operations Manager lightens the load

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Monitoring virtual servers for availability, performance, health, and workload capacity has never been easy, but Operations Manager goes a long way toward that goal...
Review: VMware's vCenter Operations Manager lightens the load
RSS app Feedly adds over 500K new users after Google Reader drama
Can VMware Get a Virtual Machine On the iPhone?

Networking Start-Up Nicira Hires New VP of Sales From Riverbed

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Nicira, the once secretive networking technology start-up that aims to mess up the business of giants like Cisco Systems, has just made another key executive hire. Denis Murphy, the senior vice president for the Americas at Riverbed Technology, has joined Nicira as VP of Sales. Murphy has spent the last...
Networking Start-Up Nicira Hires New VP of Sales From Riverbed

IBM's new mainframe aimed at assimilating "private clouds"

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The zEC12 wants you to forget those silly server racks and put all of your virtual server eggs in its armor-plated basket. IBM IBM would like big enterprise customers to reconsider that whole distributed “private cloud” thing and go back to the original big data solution: mainframes. Today, IBM unveiled...
IBM's new mainframe aimed at assimilating "private clouds"
Amazon Flash Drives Put Cloud Into Overdrive
Amazon Expands Data Center Empire Into Australia
Microsoft Adds 'Big Boobs' to Linux Kernel

ScaleIO joins the pack of pooled storage startups with $12M

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ScaleIO, a startup offering software-defined storage software, raised $12 million in Series A funding from Greylock Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, and undisclosed private investors. The two-year-old startup will use the money to expand the sales and support of its existing software product. ScaleIO joins other startups that have launched in...
ScaleIO joins the pack of pooled storage startups with $12M
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