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  • Azure to blaze the way for hybrid cloud

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 12 Aug 2009
  • Infosys believes Microsoft is staking out the cloud as the inevitable future of IT -- and designing Azure to be a seamless bridge between hither and thither in order to make the transition in small ...

  • Cloud computing surfaces in local politics

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 27 Jul 2009
  • In a demonstration of cloud computing’s increasing stature in the real world, Washington state freshman state representative Reuven Carlyle called for scrapping a $300 million data center in favor ...

  • Rackspace opens cloud APIs to the masses

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 22 Jul 2009
  • Speaking at the open-source hippie lovefest OSCON today, Rackspace made good today on last week's report that it would open-source its APIs. Rackspace released the API specification under the ...

  • Big Week In The Clouds

    John Willis 17 Jul 2009
  • Most weeks are pretty cloudy for me these days. However, this one was chock-filled with exciting stuff. In case you missed any, here goes... Rackspace Cloud API Rackspace has three cloud offerings, ...

  • Windows Azure pricing vs. Amazon AWS

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 14 Jul 2009
  • Microsoft has released its pricing for Azure today. It’s tough to do an apples-to-apples comparison with Amazon AWS because they are different technical models, but the CPU service seems like it ...

  • The Curious Case of CloudSwitch

    John Willis 13 Jul 2009
  • A few days ago I had a call with Ellen Rubin, one of the co-founders of a new cloud startup called Cloudswitch.  Cloudswitch recently closed an $8M Series B funding from Commonwealth Capital ...

  • AWS growth info exposed

    Steve Cimino - TechTarget 13 Jul 2009
  • We recently came upon some photos displaying, in fancy picture form, the growth of Amazon Web Services in terms of bandwidth usage and objects stored in Amazon S3. The results are impressive, as ...