Managed Cloud Services

SingleHop Works with ThousandEyes to Enhance Network Monitoring Insights

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SingleHop, a global provider of on-demand hosted private clouds and managed cloud services, today announced a collaboration with ThousandEyes, a leader in Network Intelligence, to enable greater visibility beyond its five data centers in North America and Europe. The ThousandEyes platform provides insights into networks anywhere around the globe, enhancing SingleHop's ability to provide the always-available and high-quality service required by SaaS, gaming, Hosted Voice and Communications, and other service provider customers.

"Customers rely on us to power their mission-critical applications with zero downtime and minimal latency," said Mike Davis, director of network operations at SingleHop. "Armed with the Network Intelligence gained from ThousandEyes, our network engineers are able to see upstream and across our WAN and the internet to mitigate performance-degrading events with higher precision and greater speed."

 

DataStax Simplifies Delivering Cloud Applications at Scale with DataStax Managed Cloud

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DataStax
, the leader in data management for cloud applications, today announced the availability of DataStax Managed Cloud, a fully-managed service of the DataStax Enterprise (DSE) data platform, which makes it easier and faster for enterprises to deliver cloud applications at scale. DataStax Managed Cloud combines DSE in a white glove service featuring the company's proven support and professional services, and technology and expertise from the recently acquired company DataScale to help enterprises make the most of their data infrastructures to achieve business goals faster and focus on driving innovation.

Cloud Technology Partners Launches Managed Cloud Controls for AWS

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Cloud Technology Partners (CTP), the premier cloud services and software company for enterprises moving to cloud, today announced the launch of Managed Cloud Controls for Amazon Web Services (AWS). Managed Cloud Controls represents a suite of next-generation managed services that enables enterprises to effectively operate their cloud environment, with all the security, compliance and economic justification necessary for mass adoption of AWS.

As part of this inaugural launch, CTP announced the general availability of its first two offerings in this new category, Continuous Compliance and Continuous Cost Control for AWS.

"Over the past couple of years, enterprises have invested heavily to make the transformative move to AWS," said Brian Ott, Vice President and Managed Cloud Controls Practice Lead at Cloud Technology Partners. "Now that enterprises are beginning to operate substantial workloads in the cloud, IT leaders are faced with the challenge of supporting thousands of applications and users, managing millions in new cloud spend and keeping their environments secure at all times."

BlackMesh Introduces Healthcare Managed Cloud Solution

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BlackMesh, a leader in fully-managed dedicated and cloud-based solutions, announced today it is continuing to provide innovative technology solutions to the healthcare market by launching its HIPAA-compliant Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution. The cloud offering is designed to meet the specific technical and regulatory needs of the healthcare industry.

BlackMesh’s private healthcare cloud solution meets the strict requirements of the healthcare industry and provides the highest-level of security for important medical data, including Electronic Medical Records (EMRs), Electronic Health Records (EHRs), and other healthcare applications. With the BlackMesh HIPAA-compliant cloud platform, agencies within the healthcare sector can focus on patient-related project initiatives, not underlying network operations or security.

DataStax Acquires DataScale, Unveils Plans for DataStax Managed Cloud

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DataStax, the leading provider of database software for cloud applications based on Apache Cassandra™, today announced the acquisition of DataScale, a provider of cloud-based management services for data infrastructure. DataStax also announced the forthcoming availability of DataStax Managed Cloud, a fully-managed database service. DataStax Managed Cloud will be available in early 2017 on Amazon Web Services, followed by other popular public cloud providers.

"At DataStax, we recognize that delivering cloud applications at a global scale is critically important, and that's why we've decided to introduce a fully-managed, comprehensive data service offering to help our customers transform their businesses even faster," said Billy Bosworth, CEO, DataStax. "DataStax is thrilled to welcome to our team the experienced engineers and senior leaders at DataScale. Together we will accelerate our customers' ability to deliver cloud applications that provide real-time value, by offering another powerful option for deploying and managing those systems at epic scale." 

CloudHealth Technologies Offers Cloud Service Management for Customers Using Multiple Public Cloud Service Providers

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CloudHealth Technologies, the leader in cloud service management, today announced its support for organizations managing applications, infrastructure and services across multiple public cloud service providers, including Microsoft Azure.

The move reflects a growing trend among the CloudHealth Technologies customer base and, by extension, the broader business world, as relying on a mix of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offerings - including Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform - is becoming the new normal.

Rackspace Simplifies Cloud Adoption for Companies by Delivering Managed Private Cloud Everywhere

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Rackspace today announced companies can run a fully-managed private cloud in any data center around the world without bearing the high cost, risk and operational burden of doing it themselves. By delivering OpenStack everywhere, the new integrated software, hardware and services solution can answer CIO demand for managed services for private cloud on their own terms -- meeting customers at every step of their cloud journey whether it is in a customer or third party data center, a Rackspace-supported third party colocation facility or a Rackspace data center.

Companies are on a transformational journey inside and outside their data centers -- adopting a hybrid approach to public and private cloud to deliver improved customer experiences, increase reliability and reduce infrastructure and operational costs. OpenStack has fast become a dominant platform for private cloud, but the complexity and cost of hiring talent to deploy and operate it themselves has enterprises wanting to consume OpenStack as a managed service.

Time Warner Cable Business Class Simplifies the Connection to Managed Cloud Services

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Time Warner Cable Business Class (TWCBC) is making it even easier for customers seeking a unified approach to their business communications and IT solutions.

By partnering with one provider – TWCBC – customers can simplify operations by utilizing the company’s secure, reliable communications and data network to connect to NaviSite’s managed cloud services. NaviSite, a TWCBC company, offers customized solutions including Application Services, Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Hosting Services.