Cloud News: GoGrid, Apptio, Data Foundry

In cloud computing news, GoGrid expands its hybrid cloud to its East Coast data center, Apptio announces strong results, Ignite 360 will host its SaaS offering at Data Foundry in Austin, Embotics launches lifecycle management tool for private clouds.

Here's a look at some links to cloud computing news announcements for today:

  • GoGrid Expands Hybrid Cloud to East Coast Data Center - loud infrastructure provider GoGrid has expanded its 2nd Generation Hybrid Cloud capabilities, so customers can now use any GoGrid data center to build secure, high-performance and scalable infrastructures to power applications based on a combination of dedicated and virtual servers. This announcement coincides with the effective phasing out of its two-year old "Cloud Connect" service, a legacy feature that enabled the cross connection of physical and cloud environments. Press release.
  • Apptio Achieves Record Results in 2010 - Apptio, a provider of on-demand Technology Business Management (TBM) solutions, said today that it has achieved record results across all facets of its business in 2010. Revenue for the company grew by more than 300% from 2009 and the company signed dozens of major new enterprise customers over the course of 2010, including Bank of America, Boeing, Clorox, Facebook, Hilton Hotels, Level3, Northrop Grumman, Swiss Re, and Apollo Group. Press release.
  • SaaS Provider Ignite 360 Selects Data Foundry - Ignite 360, a Software as a Service (SaaS) and business IT services provider, has selected Data Foundry's premium Austin data center for colocation and Internet connectivity supporting its mission critical production servers and Cloud architecture. Ignite 360 utilizes Data Foundry's data center for secure colocation and blended Internet bandwidth connectivity to support its core infrastructure for Cloud Storage and SaaS Hosting. Press release.
  • Embotics Launches Lifecycle Management for Private Clouds - Embotics Corporation today unveiled V-Commander 3.7, a suite of tools to manage virtual infrastructures and private clouds. The latest release of V-Commander enables enterprises to quickly and easily control VM deployments, identify bottlenecks, manage capacity, and optimize configurations to improve VM performance in virtualized infrastructures. Company press release.