All that's missing are the streamers, balloons, and cheesy Best Price Ev-ah signs. Because the price competition between Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Rackspace is heating up so fast, the cloud market could be a massive virtual used car lot.
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The biggest web company on the planet just added support for the most widely used programming language on the planet.
"Azure is a billion-dollar business," Laderman says. "Azure is Microsoft's best-kept secret in the enterprise."
Cameron Peron is VP Marketing at Newvem, a cloud operations optimization service.
Amazon has launched a series of local Amazon Web Services summits across in key cities across the world. Capitalizing on the re:Invent conference in November of last year, …
Amazon Web Services visualization startup MadeiraCloud has raised an undisclosed sum from Sequoia Capital, but a source tells us it's in the "low single millions."
Google has opened up cloud infrastructure service Compute Engine to more customers while also lowering prices and adding several new features.
People have health care, and now clouds have "cloud care." The only difference? Cloud care is free.
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Taking a step toward helping customers control cloud costs, Amazon has added detailing billing reports that show usage by the hour.
... in spite of the fact, of course, that Amazon and Netflix are die-hard competitors.
With RedShift, Amazon promises to reduce data storage costs below $1,000 per terabyte per year, a tenth the price of most data warehousing solutions.
Google Compute Engine has added 36 server instances to its cloud catalog, and cut prices by 5 percent in a bid to compete with Amazon Web Services, the largest provider of cloud services in the world.
With scattered reports of customer defections in the wake of major outages, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced today that it has expanded to the Asia Pacific region, and has opened a new data center in Australia.
Cloud Smart Meter shows IT managers, CIOs, and developers what they're using, how much they're spending, and what's currently not working -- or might be about to go down.
When companies really know how to take advantage of cloud computing to increase profit and margin, they have the opportunity to achieve real cloud “nirvana.”
On Monday, the company was serving 110 gigabytes of data per second, almost without a hiccup, not counting the livestreams -- 170 thousand simultaneous streams of live video, pushed out over the Internet.
Amazon Web Services has introduced Amazon Glacier, inexpensive slow-moving storage for files that don't need to be accessed very often.
Bleacher Report is the third-most visited sports website in the U.S., behind massive brands ESPN and Yahoo Sports (both backed by huge corporations). You don’t get to millions of monthly visitors and peak traffic of 80,000 page requests a minute …
Netflix has published an explanation of the Amazon EC2 outage that took down the video-streaming service for hours on June 29 and 30.