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Jason Hoffman’s quest to build the new web machine

October 12th, 2012

There are a few thousand people around the world trying to reimagine computing to make it faster and more energy-efficient so we can continue to make the web an integral part of our lives. But unlike most of them, Jason Hoffman doesn’t work at a big Internet company like Google or Facebook and he didn’t start with a background in computer science. Hoffman came to the challenge by a different path: a quest to save his mother’s life. In 2005, Hoffman’s mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. His gra… Read More ›

Joyent Tools Cut Data Center Power Consumption

September 20th, 2012

New tools are appearing in the ongoing battle to reduce energy consumption in a data center, and some of these tools are also designed to boost a data center's power usage effectiveness (PUE) rating. Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and Microsoft compete to get to the lowest possible PUE measure in their newest data centers. PUE compares how much total electricity a data center imports to get a unit of computing done. Most older enterprise data centers have a PUE of 1.9- 2.0; they consume almost twice… Read More ›

Joyent Adds Trellis DCIM to its Cloud-Infrastructure Package

September 19th, 2012

Joyent and Emerson Network Power have added the latter’s data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solution Trellis to the hardware-and-software IT infrastructure package Joyent sells to companies that wish to provide cloud services. Read More ›

Amazon Rival Brings Nuke Know-How to the Data Center

September 18th, 2012

Joyent is best known for offering its own Amazon-like “cloud” services, but it also sells stuff that helps companies running cloudy architectures in their own data centers. On Tuesday, the company pumped up this side of its business, unveiling a partnership with electrical equipment giant Emerson meant to help companies track how much energy is consumed by their in-house cloud applications. 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, Dig… Read More ›


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