News & Commentary
Content tagged with Infrastructure as a Service posted in February 2011
SeaMicro Launches Low Power Server With Atom Chips
News  |  2/28/2011  | 
Intel's 256 Atom N570 dual-core processors power servers optimized to run applications that process high-volumes of small Web transactions such as in online gaming and social networks.
Amazon Launches CloudFormation To Simplify App Deployment
News  |  2/25/2011  | 
The service automates building virtual workloads for EC2, much like Kaavo CEO's says it does for Amazon, VMware, and other public and private clouds.
Amazon's EC2 Adds Zeus Load Balancer For SMBs
News  |  2/24/2011  | 
Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud incorporates a low cost option for spreading a workload over servers from Zeus Technology.
Cloud Connect To Tackle Challenges For The Enterprise
Commentary  |  2/22/2011  | 
The second-annual event will bring together strong advocates of cloud computing from Amazon, Cisco Systems, Rackspace, eBay, Cloudscaling, and others for a four-day conference.
Adaptive Adds Automated Provisioning To Moab Suite
News  |  2/15/2011  | 
Moab 6.0 can automatically initiate live migration of virtual machines and distribute workloads across a server cluster.
Skytap Adds Secure Connections For Hybrid Cloud Computing
News  |  2/14/2011  | 
A self-provisioning system and secure networking links lets IT administrators easily build connections between a corporate data center and a virtual Skytap data center.
Leading Developers Dismiss Charge That Cloud Is 'Vapor'
Commentary  |  2/14/2011  | 
Hadoop originator Doug Cutting, NASA CIO Chris Kemp, and other cloud pioneers defended cloud computing during a CTO Forum panel and pointed to an emerging generation of enterprise applications.
Obama's Budget Boosts IT Spending 1.3%
News  |  2/14/2011  | 
The President's 2012 budget includes $79.5 billion in federal IT spending, including a significant amount of new spending on cybersecurity.
Under the Radar Conference To Prove (Again) Why CIOs Must Work With Startups
Commentary  |  2/9/2011  | 
If you think it's too risky to do business with startups, think again. Some of the biggest brands in the world are placing their IT bets with startups and the Under the Radar conference is where they get to find and vet them.
VMware Offers Hybrid Cloud Management Console
News  |  2/7/2011  | 
Cloud Connector aims to speed operations with a single view into any ESX Server virtual machine built with vCloud data center services.
Microsoft Windows Azure Turns One, Still Growing Up
Commentary  |  2/3/2011  | 
The future of cloud computing lies with those services best able to invoke the hybrid model, where Microsoft still lags.
OpenStack 'Bexar' Release Adds Cross-Hypervisor Support
News  |  2/2/2011  | 
The open source cloud project is adding ease-of-use features, support for Hyper-V, and "getting started" documentation.
Amazon Web Services Will Offer Oracle 11g
News  |  2/1/2011  | 
Amazon's EC2 cloud will no longer depend exclusively on the MySQL open source database system.


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