Thursday, November 29, 2012

Google Drops Pricing On Cloud Storage and Adds Features

Google Drops Pricing On Cloud Storage 20%, Adds New Features In Advance ...
TechCrunch
Google has dropped cloud storage pricing 20 percent, has added a set of new features, and is expanding its availability in Europe — all in advance of rival Amazon Web Service's (AWS) first major event this week in Las Vegas. With the drop in pricing...

TechCrunch

Official Google Enterprise Blog: Google Cloud Platform: new features, lower prices, extending European datacenters: "We're constantly making updates to our Google Cloud Platform products—Google App Engine, Cloud Storage, Big Query, Compute Engine and others—based on user feedback and to improve the overall experience. For example, two weeks ago we introduced a major update to Google Cloud SQL providing faster performance, larger databases (100GB), an EU zone, and a no-cost trial. But, we know there is more to do. Today, we’re continuing to improve the platform with new storage and compute capabilities, significantly lower prices, and more European Datacenter support. . . . "

Netflix open sources tool for making cloud services play nice
GigaOM
Netflix, it seems, is to cloud computing what Google and Facebook are to distributed systems, generally. Today, Netflix has open sourced its latest technology for keeping its cloud-hosted applications running — a set of libraries, called Hystrix, that ...

GigaOM

Meralco Eyes 'Cloud Computing' Tech
Manila Bulletin
Cloud computing could be the next wave of technology convergence that Manila Electric Company (Meralco) will be taking a plunge on, and this will primarily be linked to its plan to venture into smart grid. “We have been talking about it (cloud computing).

Drivers Of Cloud Computing Adaption
CloudTweaks News
Cloud computing is now in heavy use in the industry and even the consumer market is starting to consider the benefits of cloud computing. Even though it is using the same technology that we have since more than 10 years ago, the cloud computing ...

Eze Castle Integration Expands Cloud Services to Hong Kong, Singapore
Talkin' Cloud
Boston-based Eze Castle Integration is expanding into the Asia cloud market with its Eze PrivateCloud services. The company, which has offices in various markets in the United States and international locations in London and Geneva, is taking its ...

iCIMS Receives 2012 Cloud Computing Excellence Award
PR Newswire (press release)
"TMC is proud to announce iCIMS, Inc. as a recipient of the second annual Cloud ComputingExcellence Award," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "The iCIMS Talent Platform has demonstrated innovation as well as the ability to improve the cloud," Tehrani ...

Cloud computing gains steam, but questions remain
MiBiz
GRAND RAPIDS — Cloud computing offers a lot of promise for business, particularly small-to-medium ones, to not only save money on IT spending, but also to rapidly scale up for important Internet advertising campaigns and the like. But a recent survey ...

Eucalyptus update makes its techie cloud easier to use
GigaOM
With this update to its open-source cloud, Eucalyptus focuses on better usability, a web-based user console, better reporting tools and key bug fixes to harden the cloudfoundation for production use, says CEO Marten Mickos. Marten Mickos - CEO ...

GigaOM

Trains, Planes, Automobiles, Boats and Cloud Computing
Telecom Reseller (press release)
I'm a member of several online discussion groups so get regular updates on a variety of topics. One conversation that has been going on for awhile was started with this question, “I hear a lot about thecloud and cloud computing. Can someone explain to ...

Cloud computing goes to college! Experts discuss the right strategy ...
In a twist, the university chose Oxygen Cloud, a smaller and younger competitor to the leadingcloud services provider Amazon Web Services, to provide mobile ...
venturebeat.com/.../cloud-computing-goes-to-college-experts-...

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