13 reasons to ditch AWS for another cloud

JavaWorld | June 19, 2017

The folks at Joyent love to talk about how they cut out the middle step to offer “bare metal” performance for Docker containers on their machines. They spent the time developing Triton so they could remove a few layers that normally slow down I/O operations on virtual machines. Our tests showed that you could get more bang for the buck.

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

readwrite | June 22, 2016

Samsung is pumping up its cloud-based capabilities with the acquisition of San Francisco-based Joyent for an undisclosed amount.

Drawn to Containers, Samsung Buys Joyent

PCMag | June 16, 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 services.

How Minimesos is Simplifying the Path from Application Testing to Production

The New Stack | May 31, 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:

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

BCN | May 12, 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.