February 6th, 2012
Joyent, the California-based cloud computing startup founded by Jason Hoffman, caught up with John Furrier and Alex Williams at the Cube to talk about Node’s strategy and technical impact. He discussed everything Node.js at the first NodeSummit in San Francisco.
In a conversation with own our John Furrier and Alex Williams, Hoffman discussed his company’s history, the recent massive funding round of $85 million, Node.js and its evolution in both the future of computing and today’s deployed systems.
When asked about his company’s history, Hoffman summarized Joyent’s ability to provide developers and enterprises with the most powerful run time for developing data-intensive, real-time apps. The company’s cloud based solution is designed for enterprises and developers, while its public cloud services are used by the most innovative companies in the world.
Hoffman said they are trailing just behind Amazon as an infrastructure system software firm. Later, Hoffman reveals where he thinks Node.js stands in the industry today. Developers these days are fascinated by Node. Joyent’s PaaS offerings based on Node.js gives developers a way to create new types of data-intensive, real-time apps.