Amazon Ec2 News & Analysis
| Wednesday Apr 3, 2013
Web content management provider, Ektron has announced Ektron 8.7, an updated version of its web content and digital experience management platform.
| Friday Nov 30, 2012
Earlier in the week Amazon slashed its storage prices on S3. In response, Google -- which just upgraded its cloud services -- slashed its storage prices not once, but twice, reducing the overall costs by 30% in one week.
| Thursday Nov 29, 2012
Amazon announced two more EC2 instance types at its first ever partner conference reInvent this week, and also showed off a new analytics tool called AWS Data Pipeline.
| Monday Oct 1, 2012
Oracle has announced a new infrastructure-as-a-service, as CEO Larry Ellison termed it, and a Private Cloud service that is an extension of the existing Oracle cloud.
| Friday Mar 23, 2012
A look to the (near) future of cloud computing and some good news -- we hope -- for those considering the deployment of private clouds. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has partnered with Eucalyptus to enable private cloud users to migrate workloads to Amazon’s public cloud.
| Thursday Dec 8, 2011
So, you move your company's apps, services or data to the cloud, and think everything will roll on smoothly, forever. Wrong! Even Amazon's systems need the odd update that requires a reboot within its mighty data centers.
| Wednesday Apr 27, 2011
In quite a week for Internet-based problems, the services side of Amazon (news, site) has promised a full inquiry into the problems that beset its North Virginia data center last week.
| Monday Apr 25, 2011
Amazon's (news, site) Elastic Cloud Compute service went down last week and is still recovering today, after bringing a number of major services to a standstill. Meanwhile, Sony's PlayStation network is also experiencing problems.
| Monday Nov 22, 2010
Kaltura (news, site) launches the latest version of its open source community edition and adds Amazon back-end power.
| Tuesday Oct 19, 2010
TeamLab (news, site) now offers its collaboration suite for rapid deployment, allowing users to host it with Amazon's EC2.
| Monday Sep 20, 2010
If anyone was still in doubt as to what Larry Ellison thinks of the cloud, or what Oracle (news, site) is going to do with Sun Microsystems, the launch on Sunday of the Exalogic Elastic Cloud should put an end to all the speculation.
| Wednesday Mar 31, 2010
Amazon (news, site) has been busy. In addition to a brand new edge location for CloudFront, the company's content delivery Web service now supports private content--which means customers can sell or secure.
| Friday Mar 26, 2010
Lots of news from Microsoft as of late, ey? Their new pilot program, The Microsoft Windows Server License Mobility Pilot, allows customers with Enterprise Agreements to migrate their existing Windows Server licenses to Amazon EC2. This means users can leverage their already-purchased licenses and reduce the cost of running Windows instances in the Amazon cloud.
| Wednesday Jan 27, 2010
Red Hat (news, site), one of the poster children of the Linux and open source communities, has launched a new online community to promote open source across various industries.
| Tuesday Jan 19, 2010
Mark Logic (news, site) has just announced that it is providing a new line of cloud services that will enable customers to access and use the MarkLogic server on Amazon EC2.
Apart from the fact that they will now be able to use Mark Logic software on a pay-per-hour basis, they will also be able to subscribe to it directly from Amazon Web Services for ease of access, and use only what they need to use.