Eucalyptus wants to be the most compatible of AWS-compatible private clouds and says its support of Netflix OSS tools proves it is just that.
(21 days ago)
Filed under: Investing In an effort to improve the features, usability, and quality of cloud computing, Netflix is offering $100,000 in prize money to developers who submit winning applications in its Cloud Prize contest. The contest is divided up into 10 categories, each with $10,000 in prize money, awarded to developers judged by a panel of industry specialists. According...
(2 months and 7 days ago)
There was lots of chit-chat on what VMware could, should, will do about its Amazon public cloud problem and Amazon raised a ruckus with a free preview of Trusted Advisor.
(2 months and 12 days ago)
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Amazon is often talked about for its massive presence in online shopping, and rightly so. The company accounted for one-third of online shopping revenue as of mid-2012 according to the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, to the tune of $48.08 billion in revenue. Amazon holds even more of the market when looking at online book sales -- it has 75% of...
(2 months and 8 days ago)
With Amazon beefing up its own AWS monitoring tools, it makes sense for companies like Newvem to take on other clouds. That's just what Newvem is doing.
(4 days ago)
Something Amazon is really good at and something Apple is not: the cloud. Amazon hones in on its competitors' cloud-based photo territory on Apple's own platform with a new app.
(10 days ago)
Filed under: Investing Netflix and Amazon.com are at each other's throats in the battle over the emerging online video market. But there's another area where the two companies couldn't be closer: the cloud. Fool contributor Demitrios Kalogeropoulos discusses this two-sided relationship in the video below, and points to another company for investors to watch for in the cloud...
(2 months and 1 day ago)
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- For Amazon investors, the run higher has been nothing short of a storybook romance. So far, Amazon shares have encountered only small bumps on the way. It's easy to see why so many investors have fallen under the spell that valuations don't apply with Amazon. Even after Apple and Barnes & Noble created real competition for Amazon's Kindle, shares...
(21 days ago)
It was a busy week in cloud as VMware took the wraps off its public cloud play; Newvem added still another way to watch your Amazon account; and Amazon itself churned out a ton of new AWS features.
(2 months and 5 days ago)
Close to two-fifths of organizations now run private clouds in one form or another, and one-fourth are using public cloud services in an enterprise capacity. Private clouds are being extended deeper into the organizations that have them -- a majority expect to be running most of their workloads in the cloud within the next 12 months, especially Platform as a Service...
(1 month and 4 days ago)
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