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Joyent Secures $15M to Build and Scale Container­-Driven Cloud Infrastructure

October 31st, 2014

Pioneers in Container­-Based, OS Virtualization Will Enable Docker Application Containers to Run on Bare Metal with Enterprise­-Grade Security, Performance and Efficiency. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. —­­ (October 31, 2014) ­­— Joyent, Inc., the container infrastructure company, today announced that it raised $15 million in funding to accelerate the adoption of application containers in the enterprise. Existing investors Intel Capital, Orascom TMT Investments, El Dorado Ventures, EPIC… Read More ›

Joyent Announces Node.js Advisory Board Including Representatives from PayPal, IBM, Netflix and More

October 23rd, 2014

As Node.js continues to experience phenomenal growth, board will provide community­ driven guidance to Node.js and Joyent leadership on governance, structure, and roadmap. SAN FRANCISCO — (October 23, 2014) — Joyent, Inc., the corporate steward of the Node.js open source project, today announced a proposal for the creation of a Node.js Advisory Board, which serves as a significant first step toward a fully open governance model. Initial advisory board members represent a wide swath of the… Read More ›

Joyent Appoints New CEO to Accelerate Growth with Focus on Hybrid Cloud Computing

June 25th, 2014

Scott Hammond Joins Joyent Executive Leadership Team from Cisco Systems SAN FRANCISCO, CA - June 26, 2014 - Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure and data services company, today announced the appointment of Scott Hammond as Chief Executive Officer. Under Scott’s leadership, Joyent seeks to accelerate growth with a focus on hybrid cloud infrastructure, which is expected to become the largest segment of cloud computing in coming years. Gartner predicts 50% of all enterprises will… Read More ›

Joyent SmartDataCenter 7 Delivers Production-Ready Private Cloud Software to Fill Growing Market Gap

June 24th, 2014

SmartDataCenter 7 Gives Enterprises an Alternative to Fragmented Do-it-yourself Offerings and Costly Incumbent On-Premise Infrastructure San Francisco, Calif. -- Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure and data services company, today released SmartDataCenter 7, a complete cloud management platform for private and hybrid cloud deployments. SmartDataCenter is designed around lightweight, container-based virtualization, and is time-tested, having run at scale for years as the backbone… Read More ›

Joyent & Canonical Join Forces to Offer Ubuntu optimized for the Joyent Cloud

February 20th, 2014

Customers benefit from a comprehensive Linux solution with certified Ubuntu server images, enterprise support and collaboration for scale-out deployments. San Francisco, CA, February 20, 2014 — Joyent Inc., the high-performance cloud infrastructure and big data analytics company, and Canonical today announced a partnership that will provide customers high performance, optimized and fully supported Ubuntu server images in the Joyent Cloud. Together, Joyent and Canonical will enable developers… Read More ›

Joyent Launches Essential Infrastructure Solutions for Ecommerce Companies

December 11th, 2013

New Joyent Solutions Deliver High-Performance, Flexible and Low-Cost Cloud Infrastructure for Online Businesses of All Sizes San Francisco, CA, December 11, 2013 – Joyent, Inc., the high-performance cloud infrastructure and big data analytics company, today introduced the Joyent® Ecommerce Solutions set -- a combination of compute, networking, storage and analytics reference architectures designed to support and advance the rapidly evolving needs of all Ecommerce companies. Today's retail… Read More ›

Joyent Announces Commercial Support Services for Node.js

December 3rd, 2013

With New Service, Joyent Offers Access to Enterprise-Grade Node.js Expertise San Francisco, CA, December 03, 2013 – Joyent, Inc., the high-performance cloud infrastructure and big data analytics company, and the corporate steward of Node.js, today announced at Node Summit 2013 the offering of Node.js® Core Support that provides direct availability to severity one support for enterprise-grade Node.js applications. The new offering marks the expansion of Joyent’s customer support tiers to… Read More ›

Joyent and Riverbed Introduce Alternative to Content Delivery Network: Content Delivery Cloud

September 17th, 2013

New Solution Increases Performance, Decreases Costs, and Enables Content Owners to Regain Control SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 16, 2013) - Joyent Inc., the high-performance cloud infrastructure and big data analytics company, and Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the application performance company, today announced an alliance to launch the Riverbed® Stingray® & Joyent® Content Delivery Cloud (CDC), a fast and efficient content delivery platform for organizations looking to… Read More ›

Joyent Expands Cloud Offering With Object Storage and Data Services Platform

June 25th, 2013

New High-Performance Joyent Manta Storage Service Establishes a New Standard for Data Analysis, Speeding Time to Insight and Decreasing Cost San Francisco, CA, June 25, 2013 – Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure and big data analytics company, today announced the availability of Joyent Manta Storage Service, a next-generation cloud object store and data services platform that brings compute and analysis capabilities directly to customers’ data in the cloud. As the first true… Read More ›

Joyent Expands Compute Product Line and Introduces Reserved Pricing

May 23rd, 2013

New Instance Types and Flexible Pricing Options Drive Cloud Costs Down San Francisco - (May 23, 2013) - Joyent, Inc., the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, today announced the immediate availability of a broad expansion of its elastic compute service product line as well as reserved pricing plans and globally consistent pricing, allowing customers more flexibility and control to optimize on their price to performance value. With its new end-to-end elastic compute service, Joyent… Read More ›

Joyent Brings Opscode Chef to Joyent Cloud

April 24th, 2013

New Offering Makes It Easy to Automate Deployment and Provisioning of Scale-Out Cloud Projects SAN FRANCISCO, CA - (April 24, 2013) - Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, and Opscode today announced that Opscode Chef™ infrastructure automation software is now fully supported and available on the Joyent® Cloud. Joyent customers can now easily implement Hadoop and other large deployments using re-usable configuration templates -- known as cookbooks and recipes -- for… Read More ›

Joyent Cloud Supports Social and Mobile Gaming Evolution

January 30th, 2013

Cloud-Native Architecture Helps Gaming Companies Meet Rigorous Scaling and Performance Demands San Francisco, CA -- (January 30, 2012) - Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, today released new metrics that highlight its continued dominance in the world of mobile and social gaming. Built for performance, reliability and real-time elastic scaling, Joyent is the only provider able to meet the demands of today’s modern gaming providers. New case studies from Digital… Read More ›

Joyent Launches High-Performance Hadoop Solution

January 23rd, 2013

New Data Solution Brings Advantages of Joyent Cloud to Big Data San Francisco -- January 23, 2013 - Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, today announced a new Apache Hadoop-based solution, built using the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), that allows companies to run enterprise-class Hadoop on the high-performance Joyent Cloud. Signifying Joyent’s first entry into the big data landscape, this new Hadoop-based solution meets industry demand to reduce costs and dramatically… Read More ›

Joyent7 Delivers: The Cloud, Done Better

November 7th, 2012

Major Software Release Brings Powerful Platform to the Enterprise SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 7, 2012) - Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, today announced the launch of Joyent7, the first fabric-based cloud infrastructure platform to support the increasing demands of large enterprises and cloud services providers alike. Joyent7 is the fastest, most resilient and scalable cloud infrastructure platform -- delivering the performance required to run solutions for… Read More ›

Joyent Accelerates Momentum With CEO Appointment

November 7th, 2012

Henry Wasik Joins the Joyent Executive Leadership Team SAN FRANCISCO, CA - (Marketwire - Nov 7, 2012) - Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, today appointed Henry Wasik as chief executive officer. Under Henry's leadership, Joyent seeks to accelerate its growth in the large and rapidly growing cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) market that will surpass $24 billion by 2016, according to Gartner. Henry brings more than 20 years of senior leadership experience to Joyent.… Read More ›

Joyent and 10gen Strengthen Partnership around MongoDB and SmartOS

October 16th, 2012

Unique partnership offers developers the next generation of tools to build high performance, flexible and scalable applications San Francisco - (October 16, 2012) - Joyent, the high-performance cloud company, and 10gen (the MongoDB company) today announced product/technology enhancements to increase performance, flexibility and scalability. The two companies also joined together with leading technology experts MongoLab, Nodejitsu and Clock to create NodeStack Online -- a unique web conference… Read More ›

Digital Chocolate Selects Joyent to Deliver Gamer-Approved Performance

September 13th, 2012

Joyent Cloud Architecture Boosts CPU Capacity Up to 400 Percent While Improving Gamer Experience and Cutting Infrastructure Costs in Half. San Francisco – September 13, 2012 – Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, today announced a partnership with Digital Chocolate, a leading provider of social games across growing platforms, to dramatically improve overall gameplay while cutting infrastructure costs in half. By moving its social and mobile games to the Joyent Cloud,… Read More ›

Voxeo Labs Adds Telco APIs and Mobile VoIP to Joyent’s Global Cloud Network

September 11th, 2012

Enables carriers to expose their networks to developers and build Mobile OTT Services to drive return on cloud investments and engage developers. 11 September, 2012 — NEW DELHI — Voxeo Labs, a San Francisco-based technology company leading the industry in real-time carrier APIs, today announced that it has joined the Global Cloud Network (GCN); an alliance of mobile carriers who run their cloud on Joyent’s SmartDataCenter fabric. In joining the GCN, Voxeo Labs is helping to deliver the… Read More ›

ReelSurfer Picks Joyent for Reliability and Cost Savings

September 6th, 2012

Joyent Cloud Manages Massive Usage Surges and Helps Company Rapidly Scale San Francisco, CA – September 6, 2012 – Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, today announced that Joyent Cloud has been selected by online video clip and sharing service ReelSurfer as its IT platform. ReelSurfer chose Joyent over Amazon Web Services (AWS) for its ability to scale instantly and 99.9999% uptime to meet the demands of a new and rapidly-growing customer base. ReelSurfer’s free… Read More ›

ScaleArc Joins Global Cloud Network To Bring Next Generation Database Infrastructure To Mobile-First And Emerging Markets

August 28th, 2012

Enables instant database scalability, optimization and real-time visibility for MySQL deployments across Joyent’s Global Cloud Network Mumbai, India – AUGUST 28, 2012 – ScaleArc, the pioneer of database infrastructure software that simplifies the way database environments are deployed and managed, today announced it has joined the Global Cloud Network (GCN), an alliance of mobile carriers who run their mobile clouds and IaaS on Joyent’s data center fabric. In joining… Read More ›

Joyent Secures Joyent Cloud and Global Cloud Network With M2Mi

August 23rd, 2012

M2Mi Secure Network Virtualization to Provide Software Defined Network Infrastructure for Public Cloud, M2M Environments and Federated Member Clouds SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 23, 2012) - Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, announced today that it has selected secure software-defined networking technology (SDN) from Machine-To-Machine Intelligence (M2Mi), a global pioneer of secure network virtualization, automation, and orchestration services, to… Read More ›

Joyent Drives Global Expansion with Platform Equinix™

August 21st, 2012

High-performance cloud infrastructure company chooses Equinix data centers to support rapid growth in key markets internationally REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — August 21, 2012 — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, today announced that Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, has selected Platform Equinix™ to support its rapidly growing global footprint. Joyent has deployed at Equinix International… Read More ›

Sleepy Giant Chooses Joyent

August 14th, 2012

Joyent Cloud Infrastructure Enables Sleepy Giant the Flexibility Needed to Cope with the Volatile Nature of Online Games While Delivering a Superior User Experience San Francisco – August 14, 2012– Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure performance company, today announced that Sleepy Giant, the leading games-as-a-service provider for game developers and publishers on all digital platforms, has chosen Joyent Cloud as its Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider.… Read More ›

Joyent Announces the Global Cloud Network for Mobile-First Markets

August 7th, 2012

A Mobile-First Carrier Alliance Standardized on Joyent's SmartDataCenter, Node.js & GCN Solutions to Deliver Mobile Cloud Infrastructure Globally to Billions of Consumers San Francisco August 7, 2012– Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, today announced the launch of the Global Cloud Network (GCN), an alliance of Mobile Carriers who run their Mobile Clouds and IaaS on Joyent’s data center fabric. Global Cloud Network responds to the explosive growth of… Read More ›

ModCloth Chooses Joyent to Deliver Superior Online Customer Experience

July 31st, 2012

San Francisco – July 31, 2012– Joyent, the high-performance cloud infrastructure performance company, today announced that ModCloth, an online retailer specializing in vintage-inspired women’s fashion and décor, has chosen Joyent Cloud to ensure ModCloth customers benefit from a consistently great online shopping experience. “Our customers have learned to expect an instant shopping experience that’s fun, engaging and constantly updated with new merchandise… Read More ›

Telefonica launches instant servers, cloud services for internet application hosting, in Spain

July 14th, 2012

Joyent investor and customer Telefónica, the giant Spanish telecom provider in Europe, Latin America and the U.S. and the world’s fifth largest mobile carrier, today announced the launch of a new public cloud in Spain based on Joyent technology. This is a translation of the Spanish language press release. As it indicates, there’s more cloud news to come from Telefónica. Read on: TELEFONICA LAUNCHES INSTANT SERVERS, CLOUD SERVICES FOR INTERNET APPLICATION HOSTING, IN… Read More ›

Fixmo and Joyent Bring BYOD Security, Management and Compliance to the Cloud

June 22nd, 2012

Partnership Enables Organizations to Secure, Manage and Monitor BYOD Deployments using Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure GigaOM STRUCTURE, SAN FRANCISCO—June 20, 2012 —Fixmo, the mobile risk management (MRM) company, and Joyent, the cloud infrastructure performance company, today unveiled a partnership to deliver cloud-based mobile security and corporate data protection solutions to enable secure, managed and compliant bring-your-own-device (BYOD) deployments in a… Read More ›

Joyent Unveils Joyent Cloud Europe to Meet Customer Demand

April 19th, 2012

Amsterdam-based service offers Joyent Cloud innovation that includes superior real-time performance and unmatched analytics and reliability. Amsterdam and San Francisco – April 19, 2012 — Joyent, a global provider of cloud computing software and services, today unveiled Joyent Cloud Europe, an extension of the US-based Joyent Cloud that will provide high-performance real-time Infrastructure-as-a-Service in Europe, located in Amsterdam. This launch is driven by demand from customers… Read More ›

Cloudant Data Layer as a Service Adds Support for Joyent Cloud

April 11th, 2012

Cloudant and Joyent partnership provides scalable platform for big data application developers San Francisco and Boston – April 11, 2012 – Joyent Cloud, the public cloud designed for real-time, high-performance applications, and Cloudant, provider of a scalable Data Layer as a Service for data-driven web and mobile applications, today announced a partnership to provide developers with the ability to store, analyze and distribute application data across a global network of secure,… Read More ›

Nodejitsu and Joyent Cloud Join Forces to Deliver Node.js Infrastructure and Orchestration Tools to Fast Growing Developer Base

April 2nd, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and NEW YORK, NY--Joyent Cloud, the public cloud designed for real-time, high-performance applications, and Nodejitsu, provider of cloud management software and enterprise development tools for Node.js, today announced a partnership to deliver best-of-breed infrastructure and platform services and software to the growing ranks of enterprise and public cloud users developing and deploying applications for Node.js. Node.js is the fast-growing, high-performance application… Read More ›

Joyent Launching Public Cloud Services in Japan, Southeast Asia to Meet Growing Demand for Real-Time

March 1st, 2012

Customers’ Real-Time Computing Needs Demand the Real-Time Capabilities of Joyent’s Cloud Infrastructure SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Mar 1, 2012—Joyent, a global provider of cloud computing software and services, today announced its plans to extend its real-time public cloud offering to Asia in the second quarter of 2012, starting with a public cloud in Tokyo and following with a Singapore-based operation catering to the greater Southeast Asia region. The plan is in response to… Read More ›

Joyent Cloud Partners With Amplify to Deliver Free Cloud Resources for Media and Gaming Startups

February 16th, 2012

Accelerator Program's Portfolio Companies Receive High-Performance Cloud Computing Services to Power Innovative Real-Time Applications SAN FRANCISCO, CA and LOS ANGELES, CA--(February 16, 2012) -- Joyent Cloud, the highest performance public cloud, and Amplify, a startup accelerator focused on supporting innovative media and entertainment Internet startups, have announced a partnership to supply free cloud computing resources and marketing services to Amplify's portfolio companies.… Read More ›

ICOS and Joyent Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Joyent’s Cloud Infrastructure Solution to

January 24th, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and GENEVA and FERRARA, ITALY—-January 24, 2012—-Joyent, the global provider of cloud computing software and services, and ICOS, leading Italian distributor of IT enterprise infrastructure solutions, today announced a strategic agreement to provide SmartDataCenter software to local channel partners and service providers. SmartDataCenter is a cloud infrastructure software platform developed by Joyent and marketed to customers worldwide. By partnering with ICOS,… Read More ›

Joyent Secures $85M in Venture Funding to Fuel Global Growth and Continued Innovation

January 23rd, 2012

Capital infusion supports Joyent’s provision of global cloud services to enterprises and service providers San Francisco—January 23, 2012—Joyent, a global provider of cloud computing software and services, today announced it has completed an $85 million funding round, with European group Weather Investment II providing the majority of the round. Weather II was advised by Accelero Capital, an investment and management group. Both Weather II and Accelero focus on telecommunication and… Read More ›

Joyent Cloud Partners with NodeFly to Deliver First Node.js Application Monitoring Tool in the Cloud

January 19th, 2012

NodeFly integrates analytics data via Joyent Cloud Analytics API to help companies monitor and optimize performance of Node.js apps in real-time San Francisco and Vancouver — January 19, 2011 — Joyent Cloud, the highest performance public cloud, and NodeFly, an innovative provider of cloud application and infrastructure monitoring services, today announced a partnership to offer Node.js analytics services to Joyent Cloud customers. NodeFly is the first monitoring services company to… Read More ›

Node.js Selected by InfoWorld for 2012 Technology of the Year Award

January 11th, 2012

San Francisco, January 11, 2012 – Joyent, a global provider of cloud computing software and services, today announced that Node.js, an open source platform for easily building fast, scalable real time applications, has been chosen by InfoWorld for the Technology of the Year Award. Joyent is the corporate sponsor and key driver of Node.js and offers an integrated suite of products and services utilizing this award winning technology. The platform is ideally suited to run on Joyent SmartOS, the… Read More ›

VentureBeat: Exclusive – How LinkedIn used Node.js and HTML5 to build a better, faster app

August 16th, 2011

August 15, 2011 — This morning, LinkedIn launched its gorgeously overhauled mobile app. We’ve already told you all about the new features, but for developers, the most exciting part is what’s going on under the hood. The app is two to 10 times faster on the client side than its predecessor, and on the server side, it’s using a fraction of the resources, thanks to a switch from Ruby on Rails to Node.js, a server-side JavaScript development framework that’s barely a… Read More ›


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