Yamaha Motor Co. announced Friday that the company is in the process of migrating all of its ICT systems to the cloud in order to make its global IT platform more flexible and scalable.
T-Systems, the IT service provider arm of German telco Deutsche Telekom announced this week that the company plans to integrate all of its cloud services onto a new unified, fully-redundant cloud infrastructure platform. The company says its standardisation efforts will help increase the automation and flexibility of its services, and allow enterprises to implement more robust data residency and data privacy policies.
Cloud computing and virtualisation go hand in hand in many implementations but Bigstep is hoping to change all that by removing the hypervisor. The company is launching bare-metal high performance computing IaaS for big data applications this week and the company’s commercial director, Ioana Hreninciuc, claims the removal of the hypervisor improves performance dramatically.
Joyent’s chief technology officer and co-founder Jason Hoffman is leaving his position at the company, according to a blog post authored by Hoffman on the company’s website.
Glasgow-based cloud computing firm Iomart Group on Friday announced the acquisition of dedicated server and managed service provider Redstation for £8m.
In the wake of its $7.2bn acquistion of Nokia, Microsoft has revealed plans to build a new datacentre in Nokia’s home country.
One of the most popular assumptions in the public cloud game is the notion that every major infrastructure as a service player is currently embroiled in a “race to the bottom,” chasing after Amazon’s near monthly price cutting. But the margins aren’t as razor thin as some think, meaning the “cloud war” is far from over, and this might have serious implications for pure-play IaaS providers over the coming years.
Internet Initiative Japan (IIJ), a Japanese network solutions and telecommunications provider on Monday announced the launch of a flat rate infrastructure as a service (IaaS) offering in Japan and in the UK.
Savvis, the cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions provider acquired by CenturyLink earlier this year officially launched its Cloud Data Centre services on Thursday, adding its name to the growing list of hybrid cloud service providers.
MS Open Tech, Microsoft’s open source-focused subsidiary announced a partnership with Azul Systems on Wednesday that will see the two bring the Open JDK implementation to Windows Server and the Windows Azure platform.