Tag Archives: Cloud computing

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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Cloud Foundry faces fear of forking

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The rumblings have been around for weeks but now they’re breaking the surface: Cloud Foundry, the open source platform-as-a-service framework faces a bit of an insurrection. Several vendors, such as AppFog, ActiveState, Tier 3, Uhuru, etc.…

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Google+ hopes it has found an identity with new app sign-in feature

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Maybe now we’ll find out exactly how many people are really  using Google+. On Tuesday, the company plans to announce the launch of the Google+ sign-in for apps and websites, letting developers use Google’s credentials to allow…

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Exclusive: RightScale is first to resell, support Google Compute Engine

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Here’s something to ponder for those who don’t see Google(s goog) Compute Engine as ready for primetime: RightScale will start reselling and providing first-line support of the Google public cloud infrastructure. This is big news. RightScale…

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Box woos the enterprise with more security features, partnerships

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In what will no doubt be just one in a series of security-related news blasts coming out of the RSA Conference this week, Box is unveiling a new set of features for its business-class cloud storage…

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Microsoft Azure storage ends the week with a bang — and not in a good way

Originally posted on Gigaom:
That’s life, as Frank Sinatra once sang. Microsoft(s msft) Azure Storage was named the world’s best public cloud storage service on Tuesday, then crashes and burns on Friday. Here are a few of the posts to…

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