Google has opened up cloud infrastructure service Compute Engine to more customers while also lowering prices and adding several new features.
Enterprise behemoths EMC and IBM are taking a close look at buying major infrastructure-as-a-service provider SoftLayer in a deal that could be worth more than $2 billion.
Guest Post ProfitBricks, a global cloud infrastructure provider, has big ambitions despite not yet having widespread name recognition. The Boston-based infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) company this week announced the launch of a foundation program for the startup community.
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.
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 management software provider RightScale has raised another $25 million in its third round of funding.
Cloud storage and computing has become increasingly popular because it provides businesses with a low-impact, pay-as-you-go model that offers a lot of computing power …