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Why HP, Dell and IBM Are on the Wrong Side of Internet History

December 17th, 2012

In 1956, the first modern container ship traveled from Newark to Houston. It seems like such a simple idea now: a boat carrying not random little crates, but massive containers that could easily be moved onto trains and trucks and straight into factories. The arrangement took years to construct, perfect and implement. But once it was put into use, the global shipping industry would never be the same. Containers revolutionized the shipping industry because they made it easier to transport… Read More ›

Amazon’s Public Cloud Battles IT Providers for Workloads from Big Companies

November 26th, 2012

"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,” said one AWS partner. Telefonica and Joyent’s joint public cloud offering is also a problem for Amazon because telcos not only own the network, they are also known to have tight relationships with enterprises. Read More ›

Cutting Costs in the Cloud: Government Data Centers, IaaS and Cisco

November 26th, 2012

Joyent is also appealing to organizations that are looking to the cloud for IT operations. The IaaS provider unveiled Joyent7, a re-architected remote infrastructure offering that comes with a number of unique features. These include a built-in debugger for Node.js, extended workflow APIs, new DevOps tools and other functionality that aims to streamline the solution across the board. Read More ›

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 ›

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