Host private cloud has become a fast-growing industry, and there are some emerging leaders in the market, as noted in Forrester’s recent report, The Forrester Wave: Hosted Private Cloud Q1, 2013.
Two and a half years ago, Aaron Levie wrote a contributed piece in TechCrunch announcing that “Enterprise software is sexy again.” Levie predicted that solving problems at scale for large companies would offer bigger payoff than “creating the eighth service that lets you post photos of yourself to the web.”
What? You haven’t? Well perhaps that’s because it’s not quite famous yet, but once word gets out about the new Apache Hadoop-based solution we launched today, we expect this phrase to be top-of-mind for companies who are looking for better performance from Hadoop and have ambitious goals when it comes to managing big data.
Anyone who works with “Generation Y” has no doubt heard that they’ve been dubbed the “trophy generation” because everyone gets a trophy just for playing, no matter if they win or lose. We’re proud to say that the criteria for recognition was a bit more stringent in the InfoWorld Technology of the Year awards, and we managed to earn ourselves a “trophy” not just for showing up to the game, but for truly showing that our cloud services are a cut above the rest.
Voxeo Labs, a San Francisco-based technology company leading the industry in real-time carrier APIs, today announced that it has joined the Global Cloud Network (GCN); an alliance of mobile carriers who run their cloud on Joyent’s SmartDataCenter fabric. In joining the GCN, Voxeo Labs is helping to deliver the world’s first Mobile PaaS.