Author Archives: Linda Leung

Skytap: Automating Networks in Clouds

Skytap says it is offering network automation features to its enterprise private cloud customers, enabling them to create multiple secure networks that support advanced virtual routing and IT policies. Read More

Open Cirrus Cloud Expands to Carnegie Mellon

Carnegie Mellon University has become the latest research institution to host a site as part of Open Cirrus, the global cloud testbed created by HP, Intel, and Yahoo to provide researchers with access to an open source cloud platform. Read More

How Much Are Cloud Providers Making?

How much are the major players in cloud computing making from their cloud operations? The answers are all over the map. Here’s our roundup of public companies and their cloud computing revenues. Read More

CloudLeverage Eyes Enterprise Cloud Storage

Cloud storage startup CloudLeverage says it offers enterprise-grade features at public cloud pricing. The company is funded by hosting and colocation provider Netriplex, and says its service will be cheaper than using Amazon’s storage cloud.
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SGI Cyclone Offers HPC in the Cloud

With its Cyclone cloud computing service, SGI has joined a number of high performance computing (HPC) providers now offering cloud services. The entry of SGI and Penguin into the cloud points to the high level of interest by the scientific and research communities in on-demand computing. Read More

Is BSM Ready For The Cloud?

Business service management (BSM) is a requirement for businesses taking to the cloud, but the offerings from management providers are at differing stages of maturity. Read More

HPC Customers Get a Cloud Computing Option

Six months after launching its Penguin on Demand (POD) cloud computing service, high-performance Linux cluster provider Penguin Computing said up to 200 of its 2,000-strong customer base are using its on-demand offering. Read More

Cloud Monitoring Services: A Resource Guide

The cloud computing market has spawned an ecosystem of third-party tools that monitor the performance of your hosted apps, or keep a watch over public clouds. Here’s our guide to cloud monitoring companies, with a brief description of what each service offers. Read More