If you're not yet feeling the pinch of margins because of continuously plummeting cloud services prices from the big boys of the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) market, you may soon feel it.
Alert Logic has launched versions of its Alert Logic Log Manager and Alert Logic Threat Manager for the Google Cloud Platform. With these new services available on Google, Alert Logic is providing customers of the cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offering with IDS and log management—a first, according to Alert Logic.
More information about how nogoodniks are using Amazon Web Services' hosting services to launch attacks and host their own malware sites is emerging. Now Kaspersky's principal security researcher has published a blog that discusses how the abuse of Elasticsearch is being used on Amazon's clouds (and possibly others) for DDoS attacks and for profitable gains.
Apache Hadoop-focused MapR Technologies is among the first vendors to achieve the recently announced Big Data Competency from Amazon Web Services.
Cloud security and data encryption management vendor CloudLink Technologies has released a new offering that provides customers with the ability to manage the encryption of Windows- and Linux-based virtual machines launched on the Microsoft Azure cloud.
Data security vendor Vormetric has partnered with Rackspace to provide its encryption and key management solutions to customers of Rackspace's cloud offerings. Through the agreement, Rackspace has become a member of the Vormetric Cloud Partner program, and it will offer Vormetric's Transparent Encryption offering.
Cloud services provider SherWeb is getting into the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) business through the acquisition of managed hosting provider OrcsWeb. This represents SherWeb's third acquisition in three years and its first in the IaaS cloud market segment.
Are Amazon Web Services' days as the guaranteed leader of the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) market numbered? There is some indication that Amazon is losing ground to the other big boys of IaaS, and according to a new report from Synergy Research Group, Microsoft and IBM have both made significant gains.