High availability and disaster recovery

  • March 30, 2010 30 Mar'10

    UPDATE: Net Neutrality far from dead--National Broadband Plan axes net neutrality proposal?

    The FCC raised eyebrows last Friday with its proposed National Broadband Plan at a Congressional hearing last week by excising any mention of net neutrality—the idea that internet providers have to ...

  • March 19, 2010 19 Mar'10

    Terremark vCloud Express outage raises red flag

    Did Terremark and vCloud just stumble on enterprise readiness? One user claims no feedback or support during a recent data center outage.

  • March 10, 2010 10 Mar'10

    Amazon S3: Over one hundred billion objects served

    The company can start bragging to its friends, as its cloud computing storage service now houses over 100,000,000,000 objects.

  • February 19, 2010 19 Feb'10

    Asigra secures FIPS 140-2 certification for cloud backup

    In an attempt to get a leg up in security on competitors, Asigra underwent the SIAC's 'Soviet-like' certification process to certify its cloud backup software. Will it work?

  • December 18, 2009 18 Dec'09

    Rackspace attracts Database as a Service pioneer

    This week in cloud computing: FathomDB, founder of the DaaS industry, expands the offering of its services from Amazon Web Services to The Rackspace Cloud.

  • December 16, 2009 16 Dec'09

    RainStor launches cloud database for big data archives

    The infrastructure software company, formerly of the U.K., launches its cloud database offering in the United States to combat the growing problem of old data.

  • November 11, 2009 11 Nov'09

    Rackspace customer downplays cloud outage

    Sachin Agarwal, co-founder of the blogging service Posterous, says that despite a recent Rackspace outage, his company is pleased it moved from Amazon Simple Storage Service to Rackspace Cloud Files.

  • October 23, 2009 23 Oct'09

    Terremark inches disaster recovery towards the cloud

    Hoster and VMware-only cloud provider Terremark has reshaped its disaster recovery services for virtualization and near-zero investment, inching the critical service towards the cloud.

  • October 23, 2009 23 Oct'09

    Gartner thinks cloud computing's the tops

    This week: Cloud computing named the number one strategic technology for 2010; a European star-mapping project migrates to Amazon EC2.

  • September 23, 2009 23 Sep'09

    Net Neutrality-the lifeblood of the cloud

    Cloud providers in the US should thank their lucky stars there's a new guy at the FCC who is moving ahead with policies that will guarantee net neutrality. What is net neutrality? Let me explain. ...

  • June 03, 2009 03 Jun'09

    Verizon enters the cloud market

    The telecom giant makes a long-awaited move into cloud game with a soothing mix of closed infrastructure and open software.

  • March 17, 2009 17 Mar'09

    As Azure crashes, cloud DR is top of mind

    Microsoft's Azure Services Platform is in its trial phase, but it's not too soon for IT to gauge service expectations and weigh disaster recovery options.

  • March 16, 2009 16 Mar'09

    Windows Azure outage holds up developers

    Developers looking to use Windows Azure to build apps this weekend faced the blue screen of death as a 22-hour outage locked them out of the service. The outage is a reminder to users tapping into ...