Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing as an Energy Saving Tool

Cloud computing presents a compelling opportunity to reduce data center power bills, according to Jonathan Koomey, a leading expert on IT power issues. Koomey discussed cloud computing and energy issues at the Uptime Institute Symposium 2010 today in New York. Read More

Netcraft Finds 365,000 Web Sites on EC2

More than 365,000 web sites hosted on the Amazon EC2 cloud computing platform, and that number is growing fast, according to Netcraft. The data highlights EC2’s emergence as a competitive threat to hosting companies. Read More

IBM Buys Cloud Broker Cast Iron Systems

IBM has acquired Cast Iron Systems in a deal that highlights the growing niche for companies that serve as “cloud brokers” that serve as guides for companies seeking to make the most of the emerging cloud delivery model. Read More

Interop Roundup: Internap, Joyent, Arista

News from Interop: Internap (INAP) releases a new web acceleration service, Joyent and Arista Networks announce partnership on network infrastructure management, products from Extreme Networks (EXTR), Infinera (INFN) and LSI Corp. (LSI). Read More

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