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Samsung buys Joyent to kick off $1.2 billion investment in U.S.

Donal Power for readwrite | June 22nd, 2016

Samsung is pumping up its cloud-based capabilities with the acquisition of San Francisco-based Joyent for an undisclosed amount. Information Week reports that Joyent’s private and public cloud computing services will support the South Korean electronics giant’s Internet of Things (IoT), mobile and cloud-based lines of business. “Samsung evaluated a wide range of potential companies in the public and private cloud infrastructure space with a focus on leading-edge scalable technology and talent,” said Sa… Read More ›

Drawn to Containers, Samsung Buys Joyent

Oliver Rist for PCMag | June 16th, 2016

Samsung stepped away from its usual strategy of building intellectual property in-house by announcing yesterday that it was buying cloud provider and container pioneer Joyent for an undisclosed sum, but one that should, by all accounts, be significantly less than the $26 billion that Satya Nadella promised to LinkedIn earlier this week. The move makes sense for Samsung, which up until now has been heavily dependent on Amazon Web Services at Amazon to provide its cloud infrastructure and… Read More ›

Samsung to Acquire Joyent, a Leading Public and Private Cloud Provider

June 15th, 2016

SEOUL, Korea – June 15, 2016 — Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that it has agreed to acquire Joyent, Inc., a leading public and private cloud provider. With Joyent’s superior cloud technology, Samsung will now have access to its own cloud platform capable of supporting its growing lineup of mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud-based software and services. The transaction remains subject to customary closing conditions. “Samsung evaluated a wide range of potential companies in the … Read More ›

How Minimesos is Simplifying the Path from Application Testing to Production

C.K. Oliver for The New Stack | May 31st, 2016

In this episode of The New Stack Makers podcast, The New Stack founder Alex Williams sat down with Jamie Dobson, CEO of Container Solutions and Ken Owens, chief technology officer of cloud infrastructure services at Cisco Systems to discuss Minimesos, the challenge of orchestrating microservices, and the future of the enterprise stack. This episode was recorded at Joyent’s Container Summit in Las Vegas earlier this month: Read More ›

Joyent launches Container-Native offerings for public and hybrid cloud platform

Business Cloud News for BCN | May 12th, 2016

Joyent has launched its next generation container-native (G4) and KVM-based (K4) instance package families, which are now available on its Triton-powered public cloud platform. The company’s cloud platform runs on containers, as opposed to traditional VM’s which the majority of other cloud platforms run on, which it claims will notably improve efficiency. The software used to run the Triton Cloud service is 100% open source and available for customers to use to operate in their own private data cen… Read More ›