Category Archives: cloud computing

MadeiraCloud nets $1.5M to paint a pretty picture of your Amazon cloud

Originally posted on Gigaom:
MadeiraCloud, a startup in the crowded field of Amazon(s amzn) Web Services monitoring and management services, snagged $1.5 million in Series A funding from Sequoia Capital. The company provides a graphical visualization of the architecture and resources…

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API-crazy Amazon adds a new tool to boost support for enterprise AWS customers

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Continuing its quest to make its public cloud services more attractive to enterprise users, API-enamored Amazon has added another interface to the mix. Businesses that pay for AWS support can use the new Support API to…

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More fun facts about AWS usage, this time from Cloudyn

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Last week it was RightScale, now it’s Cloudyn eager to share its new data about how real customers use Amazon(s amzn) Web Services. According to a survey by Cloudyn and The Big Data Group of 450…

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Rackspace to telcos: build your OpenStack cloud on us

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Rackspace(s rax) fancies itself as the OpenStack supplier to the stars. The company says it will provide telcos and other service providers with OpenStack technology that will enable them to compete better with Amazon(s amzn) Web…

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CloudCheckr Raises $2M To Help AWS Customers Analyze Resources, Costs And Security

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Cutting through Amazon Web Services complexity is becoming quite a business. CloudCheckr is the latest to leverage AWS’ lack of tools for analyzing resources, costs and security with the news of a $2 million investment and…

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YC-Backed Backlift Launches A Back-End Service For Front-End Developers

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Backlift, a Y Combinator-backed startup that’s launching today, describes itself as a back-end service for front-end developers. The service takes all of the work of setting up a server environment out of the equation and just…

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