Press Room

TSO Logic Targets Power Management at the Application

April 17th, 2013

Server power capping isn’t new, and has been available for years vendors including Intel and HP. There are other software players in this space, includingEmerson Network Power, whose Trellis DCIM software is being used by Joyent to track app-level power usage. Read More ›

OpenStack Gives the Open Source Cloud a Lift

April 9th, 2013

OpenStack and other open source cloud options -- such as CloudStack, Eucalyptus, Joyent and OpenNebula -- likely will continue to coexist in the market and benefit from the increased credibility they all bring to open source cloud computing. Just as different Linux distributions and different open source hypervisors have helped drive one another in the industry, we are likely to see open clouds do the same thing. Read More ›

Promising to remake cloud databases for web scale

April 9th, 2013

However, Rugg explained, there’s a big difference between these options and what ParElastic does. Namely, while NoSQL and NewSQL options require deploying an entirely new database and likely rewriting some application code, ParElastic’s software just overlays customers’ existing cloud databases. Rugg said about half of its early users are running standard MySQL versions on Amazon Web Services, while the rest are spread across cloud providers such as Rackspace, Joyent and LiquidWeb. Read More ›

Flexiant to push its cloud orchestration tools

April 4th, 2013

Flexiant’s Cloud Orchestrator suite is aimed at service providers, mostly telcos, who want to become infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) wholesalers with minimal effort. The company’s biggest rivals are probably VMware and Citrix, althoughOnApp and Joyent also play in the same space to varying degrees. Read More ›

EMC, VMware Love Child Pivotal Poses Challenge to AWS

April 2nd, 2013

Pivotal's project management tool, Pivotal Tracker, is currently used by about 250,000 developers around the world. EMC has continued to invest in Pivotal Tracker to build out its capabilities, and now it believes Pivotal is ready to challenge the big guys in the Web services space. This not only means AWS, of course, but other established players such as Rackspace, GoGrid, Joyent, Microsoft Azure, IBM BlueCloud, Dell Cloud and HP Cloud. Read More ›