Service Providers

Windstream Hosted Solutions Launches Second-Generation Cloud Computing Platform

Grazed from MarketWatch.  Author: PR Announcement.

Windstream Hosted Solutions, one of the nation's premier providers of enterprise-class managed hosting solutions, today announced the launch of its second-generation cloud platform. Designed to meet the strong, continually growing demand for cloud computing services, the platform incorporates significant technology enhancements to Windstream Hosted Solutions' existing cloud services offering, including solutions from industry leaders such as VMware, NetApp, EMC and more to provide a comprehensive solution that can serve businesses' production and disaster recovery requirements...

Node4 brings total flexibility to businesses with new cloud computing service offering

Grazed from TechZone360.  Author: Editorial Staff.

Data centre and communications firm Node4 will broaden its range of services by launching nCloud - a brand new cloud-based infrastructure. nCloud is a high quality, high specification infrastructure that offers organisations ultimate IT flexibility by allowing them to build a bespoke solution that works hand in glove with business requirements.

Is a Cloud Computing World Flatter, Faster, and More Fun?

Grazed from Forbes.  Author: Adam Ludwig.

What’s so compelling about cloud technology?

When I was a kid, my first computer was an Apple I. Every application ran locally. Now, with broadband, you can deliver exponentially more computing power and run exponentially more apps. The scale of the capabilities is what makes cloud computing compelling...

Virgin Media launches cloud services

Grazed from PR NewsWire.  Author: Matt Grainger.

Virgin Media Business has today launched a new cloud services and virtualisation portfolio.

Aiming to bring a easy-to-use and jargon free service to customers, Virgin has spearheaded the launch with the Virtual Private Data Centre, which is designed to offer powerful virtual computing to businesses of all sizes...

Cloud Computing Experts Set to Spark Price War

Grazed from PR Web.  Author: PR Announcement.

The evolution in cloud computing took another twist today as a UK firm dropped its prices to what is believed to be the lowest in the global industry.

Giacom ThinkCloud, which has clients across the world, laid down the gauntlet to its rivals by setting its Hosted Exchange service at £2.95 per mailbox a month...

Amazon web services puts snag behind it, sees more cloud

Grazed from Reuters.  Author: Siddharth Cavale and Nivedita Bhattacharjee.

Amazon's cloud computing unit has taken steps to avoid a repeat of the outage of its cloud services platform earlier this year and customer interest has only grown since, a top company executive said.

The outage in April, which knocked out such sites as Reddit and Foursquare, had raised questions about the future and maturity of cloud computing...

AboveNet Enables Access to AWS Cloud Computing Platform

Grazed from CloudTweaks.  Author:  Anuradha Shukla.

AboveNet, a provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, has signed an agreement with AWS to this end.

The company notes that companies of all sizes can leverage AWS Direct Connect to benefit from a web services platform in the cloud. Customers can use compute power, storage, and enjoy other services-gaining access to a suite of elastic IT infrastructure services to keep up with business demand.  Following this agreement, AWS customers can use the secure, advanced network connectivity delivered by AboveNet...

Horizon Data Center Solutions Changes Name to Vazata to More Accurately Reflect Cloud Solutions

Grazed from PR Web.  Author: PR Announcement.

Cloud computing and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider Horizon Data Center Solutions has announced a corporate name change to more accurately reflect the company’s offering and future vision...

Cirracore’s Fred Tanzella to speak at TiE Cloud Computing

Grazed from Digital Journal.  Author:  PR Announcement.

Cirracore is pleased to announce that Fred Tanzella, Cirracore’s CEO will be speaking at the TiE Cloud Computing event. Fred Tanzella will be speaking on “Cloud Computing: A Convergence Perspective”...

Savvis Broadens Cloud Footprint With Massive Data Center Expansion

Grazed from CRN.  Author: Andrew R. Hickey.

Cloud provider Savvis will undergo a massive data center expansion in North America in the second half of 2011, a move the company said is designed to increase its footprint to fulfill the increasing demand in cloud computing infrastructure and services...