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How Dropbox Stores Stuff for 200 Million Users

How does Dropbox store files for those 200 million users, who store 1 billion files every 24 hours? The company uses more than uses more than 10,000 physical servers to manage user content, along with Amazon Web Services. Here’s an overview from the Velocity conference. Read More

Level 3 Launches Cloud Connect Solutions

Level 3 launches Cloud Connect Solutions, Latisys IaaS is selected by Collaborative Learning, Savvis UK data centers earn the Carbon Trust standard, and Windstream Hosted Solutions gains PCI certification. Read More

TIBCO Launches Cloud Services

At its annual user conference, TIBCO Software (TIBX) announced a series of new cloud offerings that give customers the tools to successfully deploy and manage all of their data in the cloud. Read More

With Havana Release, OpenStack Adds Enterprise Features

The OpenStack Havana release had more than 910 contributors and delivers nearly 400 new features. Two major new features are Metering & Monitoring (Ceilometer) and Orchestration (Heat). A Red Hat Survey recently finds promising signs for Openstack enterprise adoption. Read More

VMware Adds vCloud Data Centers, Acquires Desktone

At VMworld 2013 in Barcelona this week VMware expanded its Hybrid vCloud Service by adding vCloud data centers in the U.S. and the UK, vaulted into a leader position in the Desktop as a Service market by acquiring Dessktone, and expanded capabilities for the software-defined data center. Read More

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