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Review: Joyent Cloud is built for speed

November 21st, 2012

In the end, Joyent is offering a different kind of commodity than most of the IaaS cloud providers. Joyent is selling you a machine, just like they are, but Joyent's appliances are engineered to deliver Web pages and database storage as a service. Joyent has worked extensively on streamlining the connection between the incoming HTTP request and the bare metal. All that stands in between are Node and SmartOS, and both can be incredibly efficient in the right hands. Joyent is essentially… Read More ›

Amazon’s dead serious about the enterprise cloud

November 21st, 2012

Said one AWS partner: “AWS feels that IBM entering with SmartCloud and HP with its public cloud may take away enterprise customers because [those older vendors] have much better relationships with them.” Developments like Telefonica’s joint public cloud offering with Joyent is also a problem for Amazon given that telcos also have tight enterprise relationships and telcos “own the network edge,” he said. Read More ›

Joyent Gets New CEO, Preps Cloud Tools

November 21st, 2012

The updated cloud system "is for people who want to be a service provider, like us," said Hoffman in a visit to InformationWeek's office. Joyent operates a combination of its software and x86 hardware for partners in Europe, Russia, Asia and South America who are providing cloud-based services. Read More ›

Here Comes the Joyent7 – The First Fabric-based Cloud Infrastructure Platform

November 20th, 2012

Joyent recently released the Joyent7, the first fabric-based cloud infrastructure platform that will help enterprises and cloud service providers to fulfill their ever increasing cloud management needs. Joyent7 has been designed to deliver the performance required to run solutions for almost endless users, and allow enterprises of any size to become a cloud services provider within their own organization. Read More ›

Cloud computing's utility future gets closer

November 16th, 2012

Existing utility markets include ones for water, electricity, gas and, to a degree, basic internet connectivity. A utility market occurs when an item has been commoditised to the point that it becomes very hard to differentiate on a technology basis, and instead companies distinguish themselves through different levels of service, availability and support. Read More ›

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