Posts Tagged ‘Rackspace’

 

This week in cloud: Rackspace and Cloudant team; OpenNebula updates

Cloudant aims for cloud ubiquity with Rackspace partnership; OpenNebula offers private testing cloud inside Amazon Web Services; and Dell vows OpenStack-based public cloud, partners with Inktank on Ceph storage.

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Cloud computing showdown: Amazon vs. Rackspace vs. Microsoft vs. Google

It wouldn't be a mischaracterization to equate the cloud computing industry to the wild, wild west. There is such a variety of vendors gunning at one another and the industry is young enough that true winners and losers have not yet been determined.

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This week in cloud: hedging Amazon’s regions and Rackspace seeks deals

In the wake of several glitches at the Amazon Web Services' US-East data centers in recent months, RedisToGo opens shop in US-West, will others follow? Also in cloud news: Rackspace and Savvis seek critical mass for their new cloud service offerings.

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Rackspace's continues buying spree to boost services

Mergers and acquisitions are a steady source of churn in the technology industry and for cloud-service provider Rackspace, the company's M&A strategy has allowed it to expand into new areas of service, and beef up its existing offerings.

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Rackspace expects to steal customers? from Amazon with OpenStack

Rackspace has announced that it will launch its open source infrastructure-as-a-service platform, OpenStack, in mid-August in the UK, where it has said that it expects to steal customers? from market incumbent Amazon Web Services.

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OpenStack cloud fluffer growing faster than Linux

Two years in, and still not quite a cloud operating system Analysis The OpenStack cloud controller, launched two years ago to the day by techies at NASA Ames Research Center and Rackspace Hosting, has come a long way in its infancy.?

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Rackspace to Buy Anso Labs, Advance Cloud Project

Web-hosting provider Rackspace has acquired software developer Anso Labs to help build up the OpenStack cloud computing project, a company official said. (19 mins ago)

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Joyent hosts Windows, Linux apps in cloud

Web application host competing with Amazon, Rackspace Joyent is now hosting applications built on Windows and Linux, opening the door to web application providers who have some components built on those operating systems. (28 mins ago)

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