Part of the big news out of Microsoft (MSFT) this week was the launch of an Azure-based private cloud appliance designed to enabler customers' hybrid IT environments. Company executives unveiled the Cloud Platform System on Monday, as well as several other important elements to the growing Microsoft cloud portfolio.
Rackspace updated its hybrid cloud offering with new security capabilities, increased scalability and an improved user experience. RackConnect v3 was designed to meet customers' needs for public cloud scalability in a hybrid IT environment.
Talari unveiled a new cloud solution today that enables organizations to tie their wide area networks (WANs) into the public cloud more easily and securely. The new offering was designed to turn public cloud access links into secure, reliable and manageable points on any WAN.
Cloud services marketplace provider Business Centric Services Group (BCSG) expanded its leadership team by hiring Tim Marsden to head up its Service Providers division.
Google (GOOG) is aiming to reduce the amount of time developers spend on managing their billing for various projects. The cloud company introduced new features to the Google Cloud Platform Oct. 17 that are meant to make billing simpler and take less time, freeing developers up to focus on actually developing.
Leading up to the OpenStack Summit next month, the OpenStack Foundation has released the tenth version of the popular open source cloud computing software.Content Classification: Curated
Industry-specific applications developer Vlocity launched two vertical apps on the Salesforce1 Platform at Dreamforce 2014 this week. With its new cloud services, Vlocity is targeting the communications and insurance industries.
Microsoft will be bringing real-time analytics to Azure HDInsight. The company announced at Strata + Hadoop World a preview of Apache Storm on Azure HDInsight, providing Hadoop users with the ability to gain insights into events as they happen.