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Is Google’s GCE ready to take on Amazon’s EC2?

Following an 18-month review, Google Inc. has finally announced the general availability for full commercial use of its Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS)...

December 4th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Scale, customization behind AWS’s success

Scale and the ability to customize down to a granular level are the top factors behind the success of Amazon...

November 18th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

AWS powering many U.S. gov’t departments

AWS powering many U.S. gov’t departments

The public sector is naturally skittish about outsourcing their computing to public cloud providers, but it seems that in the...

October 17th, 2012 brian bloom

AWS announces Reserved Instances Marketplace

AWS announces Reserved Instances Marketplace

Amazon Web Services has launched a marketplace for its customers to sell their unused cloud computing resources, reports Tom's IT...

September 17th, 2012 brian bloom

Eucalyptus, Terracotta partner for private clouds

Eucalyptus, Terracotta partner for private clouds

Terracotta Inc. and Eucalyptus Systems Inc. have announced a partnership that promises to solve two key challenges enterprises face with private clouds...

February 9th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur