According to MarketWatch, the Cloud Security Alliance signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Fast IDentity Online Alliance to promote the standardization of authentication in cloud computing.
Although a business's IT department may possess limited abilities, the cloud host views security as another aspect of its business, if not its most important responsibility.
Although private enterprises are using analytics tools to help their decision-makers harness the potentially market-changing information in Big Data, the public sector and its affiliates are looking to invest in the industry.
The U.S. Education Department is strongly considering moving its Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS) to a public cloud platform, which would be provided by a private hosting company.
San Francisco, Calif. – October 16, 2012 – GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, and Clustrix, the scale-out SQL database for Big Data applications, today announced a partnership to make it easier for customers worldwide to use Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) solutions.
GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, today announced a technology partnership with GenieDB, a company developing a globally distributed database for enterprise applications, to let companies beta-test the GenieDB Global Delivery Database solution within a multi-data-center cloud infrastructure environment.
GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company and IBM (NYSE: IBM) Business Partner, today announced that GoGrid Server Images with IBM's BigInsightsTM and StreamsTM are now available to solve the Big Data requirements of independent software vendors (ISVs) and systems integrators (SIs).
GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, today announced that for the second successive year, it has been named "Champion" in Info-Tech Research Group's "Vendor Landscape: Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service" report.
GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, today announced that Brilig relies on hybrid infrastructure in the cloud from GoGrid for its Big Data architecture. Since turning to GoGrid, Brilig has decreased its infrastructure costs and increased the performance of its Big Data solution.
Users have different reasons and preferences for deciding between shared and dedicated resources in the cloud. But most shouldn't be making those decisions based on the infrastructure, but based on the application that they're trying to run, according to executives from GoGrid, Nimbula and Softlayer at GigaOM's Structure conference on Thursday.
Leading cloud infrastructure leader GoGrid had some news to spread at Cloud Expo East 2011 last week, including the fact that Compuware (News - Alert) Corporation is using its cloud infrastructure to run the industry's first free IPv6 Website Performance Comparison Test. At the Cloud Computing Expo, GoGrid was not only spreading the word about its IPv6 infrastructure, but Executive Chairman and Founder John Keagy was also holding a session on the economics of cloud computing. Keagy told TMCnet at Cloud Expo that his session explored what drives the economics of the cloud and what people assume drives the cloud that does not.
Compuware, a provider of application performance management (APM) software, is offering a free IPv6 Web site Performance Comparison Test... Compuware will be running the performance test on the cloud infrastructure-as-a-service network of GoGrid. The company provisions blocks of IP addresses on its IaaS platform for interoperability with IPv6, said Mark Worsey, chief information officer of GoGrid.
Earlier this week, cloud provider GoGrid announced that founder and original CEO John Keagy is leaving that post and transitioning into a new role, a decision Keagy told me Friday morning is the result of the company growing too quickly. Keagy, now executive chairman, will now focus on the latter two responsibilities - leaving the day-to-day management to new CEO Warren Heffelfinger.
IT shops interested in moving workloads to the cloud should check out the performance rankings of cloud providers by CloudSleuth, a cloud monitoring service owned by Compuware Inc. Google App Engine came in first, followed by Microsoft Azure, then GoGrid. The rankings measures the response time to a test application that all providers in the study agreed to run in their cloud. The tests are run from 125 end-user U.S. locations in all 50 states and from 75 international locations in 30 countries and are conducted every 15 minutes.
GoGrid CEO John Keagy wrote on his blog Thursday that when it comes to cloud computing, there are a couple of things that have been overrated in the industry, like cheap hydroelectric power and massive-scale data centers. What Keagy says does matter for making cloud computing financially compelling to both providers and users are things like pay-per-use pricing, automation, shared platforms and commodity hardware.
GoGrid is among the first true public cloud providers, and now offers a variety of cloud hosting option out of multiple global data centers ... the company has been quietly leading cloud innovation for years.
GoGrid is attempting to simplify cloud licensing for its independent software vendor (ISV) partners via a system called Image Rights Management ... The IRM just takes this a step further by helping ISV partners monitor unauthorized use in IaaS environments.
GoGrid, which offers infrastructure-as-a-service computing in a fashion similar to Amazon's, offers service credits to customers when uptime falls below 100%...
GoGrid prides itself on being the biggest pure-play Infrastructure-as- a-Service company in the world. Its infrastructure lets businesses deploy and manage apps in the cloud platform within minutes and with a flexibility that separates it from the Johnny-comelatelies.
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