Joyent Rolls Out Its Latest Private-Cloud-In-A-Box Offering. One To Add To The Thousand Or So Other Players

June 24, 2014

Joyent is relatively unknown, at least to the mass majority cloud adopters who are busy comparing Microsoft MSFT -0.6%, Google GOOGL +0.82% and IBM Softlayer with AWS. The release of SmartDataCenter could very well change that, especially for organizations who are looking for a rock solid and completely seamless hybrid cloud story.

Joyent vows to beat OpenStack at its own game

June 24, 2014

Most folks who know the name Joyent associate it with Node.js. But it's also a cloud provider with a custom-built, in-house platform that's been quietly competing with Amazon and Google.

Joyent's new cloud management software links public and private clouds together

June 24, 2014

For Joyent, hybrid clouds are the way of the future, said Cantrill, and it’s this combination of public and on-premise configurations that he believes makes Joyent stand out as a cloud provider against big, rich competitors like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. A startup is more likely to begin its days operating in the public cloud and as it matures, it's likely to want to keep its data secured on premise.

The future of computing may be about balancing anarchy and control

June 18, 2014

It may seem like everyone and their mother is using Amazon’s public cloud these days, but Joyent CTO Bryan Cantrill recently had a conversation with a big enterprise company where the mere mention of Amazon resulted in stone-faced silence. Cantrill initially didn’t understand this stark response, and then he remembered the business that company was in: retail.

The Monitoring-Aware App Cometh

June 12, 2014

Henry Wasik, CEO at Joyent, a leading cloud provider and corporate steward of Node.js, said, "Modulus is an important partner in the Joyent and Node.js ecosystems and we are helping developers create and deploy today's most demanding real-time web and mobile applications with a platform designed for rapid scale, efficiency, and performance."