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Light after blackouts: Amazon Web Services pushes into its ninth region

November 12th, 2012

With scattered reports of customer defections in the wake of major outages, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced today that it has expanded to the Asia Pacific region after opening a new data center in Australia. AWS is a collection of web services that Amazon offers; the most well-known include Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3. It’s the largest cloud computing provider in the world, but it faces heat from Rackspace, Microsoft Azure, and newcomers like Joyent. Read More ›

Joyent Names New CEO, Readies Cloud Infrastructure Upgrade

November 9th, 2012

Joyent, a San Francisco-based cloud infrastructure provider, has named a new CEO and says it plans an updated version of its Joynet6 cloud platform for enterprises. Henry Wasik, most recently president and CEO of Force10 Networks, will take over as Joyent's CEO, the company said. At Force10 Networks, Wasik increased revenue tenfold to $200 million after joining Force10 in 2004. Read More ›

Amazon competitor Joyent jumps for joy with new product and CEO

November 7th, 2012

The good news keeps on coming for cloud infrastructure up-and-comer Joyent – today, the company announced a new CEO, global expansion plans, and a new software release. 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 Appoints New CEO And Pushes Out Joyent7 For The Emerging Scaled Out Enterprise

November 7th, 2012

Joyent is one of those companies that seems just different from the rest. It’s not jumping on a bandwagon of any kind — the company sets its own agenda, building open-source technologies that don’t require investments in locked up, converged systems. It appears that we are just on the verge of seeing what Joyent is becoming. What emerges will depend on how carriers like Telefonica view the advantages of a smart data center running on a smart OS. Read More ›

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