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Apr 21, 2014
Category: Cloud Security

Edward Snowden's disclosure of the United States' national Security Agency's surveillance projects has transformed the way in which enterprises select cloud computing solutions. 

Apr 18, 2014
Category: Big Data

Power companies throughout the United States are now using data collection tools to gather the information from smart meters, substations and distributed resources in an effort to figure out how the grid can become more efficient. 

Apr 16, 2014
Category: Public Cloud

Enterprises' seemingly unquenchable thirst for market information is being supported by cloud hosting companies capable of providing organizations with flexible, scalable environment.s 

Apr 14, 2014
Category: Cloud Security

The United States Affordable Care Act and requirements outlined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have forced health care industry participants to reduce treatment expenses. 

Apr 7, 2014
Category: Cloud Security

IT professionals engaged in cloud computing are beginning to realize that they have a wealth of security options at their fingertips, it's just a matter of choosing the appropriate solution.

San Francisco, Calif. - May 1, 2013 - Jaspersoft, the intelligence inside applications and business processes, today announced that PeopleMatter, which is the largest provider of comprehensive HR software designed for hourly workforces, uses Jaspersoft to power the analytics and reporting components for its applications built on the GoGrid cloud platform. PeopleMatter selected Jaspersoft for the ease and speed with which it can be deployed in cloud applications, via its standards-based nature, as well as its competitive price point.

San Francisco, Calif. - April 11, 2013 - GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, today announced another extension to its software-defined networking (SDN) architecture with the availability of its new Firewall Services. With SDN, networking is no longer tied to a specific proprietary device, but is integrated via software.

San Francisco and Atlanta - April 9, 2013 - GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, and Racemi, the moving company for the cloud, today announced the availability of Cloud Path for GoGrid, a joint offering for migrating customers’ existing server workloads to GoGrid’s cloud platform free of charge.

San Francisco, Calif. - April 2, 2013 - GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, today announced the second in a series of cloud hosting meetups from 4:00-6:00pm on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at the 111 Minna Gallery (Zappa Room) in San Francisco. “The Cloud Ad-vantage: How the cloud is shaping advertising today (and tomorrow)” looks at how advertising and digital media companies are taking advantage of GoGrid’s software-defined networking (SDN) technology and the cloud to achieve competitive advantage.

San Francisco, Calif. - March 12, 2013 - GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, today announced the first in a series of cloud hosting meetups from 5:30-7:30pm on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at the 111 Minna Gallery (Zappa Room) in San Francisco. “Cloud Computing, Cocktails, and Canapés” brings together Bay Area companies hoping to learn from early adopters how the cloud helped them get a head start on the competition.

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GoGrid today introduces its Big Data Solution predictive analytics platform. It adds features that combine the best from cloud computing with hybrid cloud flexibility and front-end apps. Everything is managed from the GoGrid web-based management portal. Amazon and others need more assembly of individual pieces that are less integrated than what GoGrid offers. The idea is to support very high performance analytics. It has preconfigured hardware that includes a collection of four different servers as part of GoGrid's Professional Cloud plan. You can use this to quickly scale up demand to meet traffic spikes in your Hadoop NoSQL databases, for example. This allows for a complete hybrid cloud solution with the added security of a single-tenant infrastructure.

GoGrid has launched a big data analytics tool, aiming to help businesses take advantage of the deluge of data hitting the companies using cloud computing. The GoGrid Big Data Solution is based on the firm's hybrid cloud offering, where it offers Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) on either a multi-tenant basis or with dedicated servers within its data centres. With the new launch, businesses can take advantage of the single-tenant environment to house their data and analyse it using big data tools like Cloudera's Distribution of Hadoop (CDH). However, if they then have a sudden spike in traffic where they need more capacity, they can take advantage of GoGrid's cloud servers and burst out into its multi-tenant environment.

Cloud infrastructure company GoGrid announced on Tuesday it has launched the GoGrid Big Data Solution, a hybrid cloud-based infrastructure that uses single-tenant infrastructure components but is managed through the GoGrid management portal. As data-intensive activities like scientific research, social networking, and photography and video archiving continue to grow, there is an increasing demand in the industry for reliable technologies to process big data at high speeds. GoGrid says it new Big Data Solution provides businesses with maximum flexibility, choice, performance, and control. It is built to support high-performance analytic jobs and can be used for applications that use NoSQL solutions like Hadoop to serve up content via app servers.

Cloud infrastructure company GoGrid wants to make it easier for customers to run "Big Data" analytic tools to leverage large datasets. Today it unveiled GoGrid Big Data Solution, a new offering that enables customers to use NoSQL database solutions like Hadoop. The solution uses a hybrid infrastructure architecture that combines GoGrid's cloud with single-tenant infrastructure components, all managed through GoGrid's portal. GoGrid's new bundle includes pre-configured hardware to match requirements for running Cloudera's Distribution of Hadoop (CDH) as an introduction to Hadoop or proof of concept. The bundle consists of 1 Name Node and 3 Data Nodes in a multi-rack architecture plus GoGrid's Professional Cloud plan. With this solution, GoGrid customers leverage cloud servers to quickly scale to handle sudden spikes in traffic, while tapping single-tenant infrastructure specially designed for analytical use cases.

We assembled this list with help from analysts at Cloud Technology Partners, Current Analysis, Enterprise Strategy Group, Gartner, IDC, and Neovise who watch the public cloud Infrastructure as a Service scene very closely. Each was asked to name the companies they believed have the most influence - whether that's measured in market share, mind share, revenue, existing enterprise pull or underlying technology links - in the world of IaaS. GoGrid prides itself on being a pure-play cloud company offering both public and private Xen-based IaaS with optional managed services.

This year's 100 top, private on-demand and SaaS companies-plus 20 to watch-are creating a complex world of interconnected business intelligence, merging valuable legacy data and systems with new, vital streams of information.

Congratulations to all the 2012 OnDemand 100 winners. As the digital information created by businesses continues to multiply at astronomical rates, OnDemand 100 companies are providing the technology platforms and services needed to manage and leverage the emerging data macrosphere, propelling business intelligence into a connected, informed future.

If you want to be in the cloud business, these are some of the cloud infrastructure companies that will help you get there...GoGrid prides itself on being a pure-play IaaS provider, focusing its hosted cloud infrastructure to deploy and manage apps and workloads.

Cloud hosting provider GoGrid announced that founder and chairman John Keagy will return to the role of CEO. GoGrid has seen significant growth in the past year with its pure-play infrastructure-as-a-service, offering public cloud and private cloud infrastructure solutions, and recently expanded into the Europe.

While it might not make as big of a news splash as when Apple founder Steve Jobs returned to his company as CEO in 1997, cloud company GoGrid recently did some reminiscing of their own. Keagy pointed towards recent initiatives undertaken by GoGrid including the company's opening of a data center facility in Amsterdam, The Netherlands just earlier this month.

At some point, the founder of almost any business will face a decision about whether to continue in their leadership role when the company reaches certain pivotal milestones around growth, financing and other concerns that aren't necessarily tied directly into the entrepreneurial notions that sparked the business.

Keagy is reassuming the leadership role at a company that definitely has the brand recognition as one of the pioneering organizations in the cloud hosting space - a market with a handful of leaders and a ton of market share to grab.

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