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The Daily Cloud repository for September

The September archives of The Daily Cloud feature Amazon cutting prices on its cloud computing services and Rackspace producing an add-on for Windows developers.

The Daily Cloud is's oft-irreverent look at the world of cloud computing. September's editions include Amazon's rampant cloud cost-cutting and Trend Micro's new encryption Software as a Service offering.

IT directors say reduced costs drive cloud computing adoption
September 10, 2010
A recent survey of senior IT directors stated that reducing costs was their number one reason for migrating to the cloud.

Amazon Web Services offers new Micro instances
September 9, 2010
In yet another cost-cutting, customer-pleasing exercise, Amazon Web Services has released Micro instances designed for less compute-intensive uses.

Rackspace entices Windows developers with Visual Studio 2010 add-on
September 8, 2010
The Rackspace Cloud Plug-In for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 allows .NET developers to deploy and develop in Rackspace's cloud environment.

New backup services compete for cloud market
September 7, 2010
Disaster recovery providers Continuity Centers and Backupify have launched dueling cloud-based backup services.

Amazon adds AWS user management features
September 3, 2010
In a long-awaited features upgrade, Amazon Web Services users will now have the ability to create and manage multiple unique identities from a central AWS account.

Amazon sneers at cloud computing market with another price cut
September 2, 2010
Amazon Web Services has slashed prices again. Is the move a response to vCloud Director or business as usual for the cloud giant?

Trend Micro encryption SaaS aims at cloud security mark
September 1, 2010
The SecureCloud beta from Trend Micro claims to manage encryption while satisfying regulatory concerns, a good first step in the cloud security world.

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