The company launched last year, but claims to already have over 35,000 developer customers, who have developed 340,000 virtual servers. IA Ventures, the firm that led the round, invested off the back of this growth.
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.
Claranet, a London-based cloud hosting provider, has scooped up Star, a company that delivers managed technology services like unified communications, and advanced security services.
Cloud-based services may be a darn sight cheaper than on-premise alternatives, but over time, costs can escalate.
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.
Secure cloud hosting company FireHost raised $10 million in its third round of financing.
IT infrastructure firm Internap has acquired hosting and cloud services provider Voxel for $30 million, the two companies announced this morning.