OpenStack system integrator Mirantis has raised an additional $10 million in strategic investment to accelerate development for its Fuel product.
Panzura, the cloud storage company, has closed a $25 million funding round. The San Jose Calif.-based company provides faster web-based services for its corporate customers than the alternative: storage devices attached to locally-hosted servers.
Editor’s Pick “It’s possible to speed up performance significantly just by picking the right regions,” Shoor says. “Amazon doesn’t share any of this data.”
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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.
Happy Cloud plans to expand its games-on-demand service for PC, console, and Android developers.
Weemo’s team claims its unique approach will give it an edge over the competition. The company has also developed a set of APIs, which can be leveraged by developers to add live video tools to any application.
Cofounder Avi Meir said he was inspired to start the company after realizing that most hotels still relied on “expensive, outdated, server-based technology.”
The biggest web company on the planet just added support for the most widely used programming language on the planet.
Patients need a better way to communicate with their physicians, and Ringadoc believes it can help. Investors agree; the San Francisco-based startup added another $700,000 to its seed round today, bringing its total funding to $1.9 million.
Guest Post As the number of systems increase, integration challenges will only grow for health providers.
“Azure is a billion-dollar business,” Laderman says. “Azure is Microsoft’s best-kept secret in the enterprise.”
Guest Post Cameron Peron is VP Marketing at Newvem, a cloud operations optimization service.
The startup was working on simple ways of scaling code beyond single machines. Using the Ubalo infrastructure, developers could write code for multiple machines with no additional overhead.
“We focus on the order at NetSuite,” said NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson in a recent VentureBeat interview. “Order management is at the heart of our transactions.”
The “enterprise cool kids” are partnering up so customers can visualize relevant data to better understand the effectiveness of their teams.
Netchemia, a startup providing talent management tools, claims it’s used by more than 1,100 K-12 school districts and institutions in 42 states.
Asana, the startup that helps individuals and teams get tasks done, has its eye on the prize: large enterprises.
It’s like the opposite of Winston Churchill’s battle of Britain quote: Never were so many products sold for so much money by such a huge company for so little profit.
Editor’s Pick In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s venture arm, is treated with reverence by business software providers.
Cloud storage startup Box is pushing into the health care vertical, regulatory challenges and all.
Fusion-io had just reported earnings earlier today, announcing $87.7 million in quarterly revenue with a net loss of $20 million, and a drop from last quarter of 27 percent and from the previous year’s quarter of seven percent.
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.
Pearson has acquired Learning Catalytics, a cloud-based learning assessment system developed by two Harvard professors, for an undisclosed sum.
The mobile web shift is happening rapidly for all kinds of consumer apps, but business apps have been left a bit out in the cold. Gizmox hopes to fix that.
Benioff led the seed and first round of financing in Brandcast, a startup that helps brands maintain a web presence.
Canonical and VMware announced today a partnership that will enable customers to run efficient OpenStack clouds using the two sets of technologies.
Microsoft announced that it is opening up Windows Azure Infrastructure Services to general availability today — and is offering it cheaper than before.
RackWare is a cloud startup that has raised $18 million in its first round of funding. The RackWare Management Module (RMM) helps businesses scale across private, public, or hybrid cloud environments, without changing applications.
Millions of Malaysian kids will be writing stories, collecting data, creating presentations, and organizing the future of their education in the cloud — Google’s cloud.
The free learn-programming-online site now has 11 modules and 86 lessons in all things PHP from the basics to standard if/else logic flow to arrays, functions, and advanced object-oriented programming.
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Guest Post We all know we’ve got a cyber security problem. But while new attack vectors like BYOD and the cloud are making things tougher, there might be a reason for optimism.
SwiftStack’s software defined storage solution can run on commodity hardware, and is cheaper than building a storage system from scratch.
We can’t believe a cloud company can explain its technology in such clear terms. Bully for them! Also, $20 million for them.
A startup that provides one click backup and recovery for small businesses has pulled in $11 million in funding.
Amazon.com and you’re (not) done.
The new PlayStation Network will make it easy for gamers to instantly share videos of their game with their friends, as well as instantly try new demos, and play on a second screen with their PlayStation Vita.
Sony has finally announced the PlayStation 4, its next-generation game console.