Public, Private or Hybrid Cloud After Amazon S3 Outage?

On February 28th, the world witnessed another public cloud outage. The disruption happened in Amazon’s Northern Virginia data center and Amazon was prompt in communicating to customers. S3 is experiencing high error rates. We are working hard on recovering. — Amazon Web Services (@awscloud) February 28, 2017 It took several hours for Amazon to recover from the issue. Amazon has since […]

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IoT Missing but PaaS Sprinkled Across Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS  

VCloudNews analyzes recently released Gartner’s 2015 WorldWide Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) which is a result of enormous research efforts of leading Gartner analysts Lydia Leong, Douglas Toombs and Bob Gill. As per Gartner, the IaaS vendors selected are providers of standardized, highly automated offerings, where compute resources, complemented by storage and networking capabilities, are […]

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$95M ‘Contained’ by Docker Inc for Simplifying PaaS and Cloud Application Portability

Docker, Inc, the company behind the Docker open source platform, and chief sponsor of the Docker ecosystem just announced it has received series D funding of $95M led by Insight Venture Partners, with new contributions from Coatue, Goldman Sachs and Northern Trust. Existing investors Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, Trinity Ventures and Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures also participated in the […]

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Rackspace and VMware Deliver vCloud Air Based Managed Private Cloud Services

VMware recently announced several vCloud Air enhancements – in support of vCloud Air, in a recent blog post by Arrian Mehis, General Manager, VMware Cloud Practice at Rackspace, the company announced availability of Dedicated VMware vCloud®, the most recent addition to their Managed Private Cloud portfolio. Dedicated vCloud is a single-tenant, hosted environment that enables enterprises to take the next step in their virtualization journey […]

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