Hot database-as-a-service startup Cloudant has raised $12 million in its second round of funding.
Microsoft stock, which is down a penny today, jumped from under $30 to over $31 almost immediately overnight, and has climbed almost 11 percent over the last month. That's part of a fairly steady rise over the last three months which has added over $30 billion in value to the company.
Microsoft announced that it is opening up Windows Azure Infrastructure Services to general availability today -- and is offering it cheaper than before.
IBM just announced that its cloud products and services will be based on open cloud architecture.
Cloud computing giant Rackspace has made a small but smart acquisition in ObjectRocket, a version of the MongoDB database that makes it lightning fast.
Cloud computing giant Rackspace has announced plans to partner up with the leading providers of open source data centers.
Soasta, a provider of cloud-based testing services, has been awarded a patent for leveraging more than 500,000 servers across the globe. The goal is to help companies setup tests, so they can avoid crashes and failures caused by an influx of website traffic.
Guest Post OpenStack has grown to dominate open-source cloud infrastructure projects in just two short years. Here's why.
Investor and author Guy Kawasaki joined Rackspace's renowned technology evangelist Robert Scoble for a frank discussion about the biggest technology trends.
Microsoft's long-term strategy is to win over the large enterprises that are still using traditional disks before Amazon or Rackspace can get to them.
When you buy a car with a warranty, you still have to get it serviced. Your cloud infrastructure is no different. Cloud monitoring is a complex, highly competitive space. The experts break it down so you can avoid a full server meltdown.
Rackspace picked up Mailgun today, a Bay Area-based startup with a web service to create and manage email inboxes within apps.
Cloud marketplace platform AppDirect has raised $8.5 million in its first round of funding.
AppDirect’s platform has made it possible for companies like Deutsche Telekom, Bell Canada, Appcelerator, and new partner Rackspace to launch cloud service marketplaces. High-profile apps, including …
When Facebook decided to open-source the hardware that makes its data centers some of the most energy-efficient and innovative in the tech industry, others tech giants were eager to join in and open-source their Internet hardware as well. But not …
Last week a fairly minor Amazon cloud outage knocked popular Q&A site Quora and part of Salesforce.com offline. Service quality at web giants Pinterest and Dropbox was affected. It was a fairly minor incident compared to last year’s multi-day meltdown …
Rackspace, the top cloud infrastructure provider after Amazon, has significantly upgraded its core offerings with a new next-generation public cloud powered by OpenStack, the company said Monday.
For quite some time, Amazon has outpaced Rackspace as the top dog for …
Guest Post Cloud adoption is trending massively up and to the right. Yet many managers and CFOs are still wary about becoming heavily dependent on cloud technologies, mostly due to questions around cost, security, and the challenge of managing many disparate accounts.
Industry analysts like to refer to 2011 as “the year the cloud arrived.” But now that it’s here, what are we going to do with it?
We’ve got a few ideas.
Vendors are tripping over themselves to bolster their product …
The hard-working nerds at Rackspace have a gift for you: Dreadnot, their homebrewed software deployment solution.
It’s free and open-source; it’s built with Node.js; it purports to make continuous deployment a breeze (relatively speaking); and if all that doesn’t excite …