Rackspace Launches Global Professional Services Aimed At Enterprise Customers

Rackspace has announced an expanded professional services offering to help customers move workloads out of their data centers and onto the world's leading public and private cloud platforms. This offer, called Global Solutions and Services (GSS), would provide customers across all markets with the specialized expertise and support needed to transform their IT operations. Rackspace’s GSS offering is now available globally. Through GSS, … [Read more...]

Wanda Group and IBM Sign Agreement to Bring IBM Cloud to China Through New Entity, Wanda Cloud Company

Wanda Internet Technology Group, part of Wanda Group - one of the largest commercial and enterprise groups in Asia with businesses in commercial real estate, culture, tourism, Internet technology and financial services, among others, has signed an agreement with IBM in Beijing to enter the public cloud business through the formation of a new company built on IBM's Cloud Platform. Through the new Wanda Cloud Company, Chinese businesses will … [Read more...]

InterHost Solutions Partners with Jelastic to Deliver Its Public Cloud Platform in the Benelux

InterHost Solutions, a technology provider from Belgium, has dedided to partner with Jelastic to establish a new public cloud platform for the Benelux region. Within the Jelastic environment, even an occasional website builder with limited knowledge of software stacks and server configuration would be able to easily create a scaled and highly-available application for their customers.  InterHost, powered by Jelastic, would provide advanced … [Read more...]

CloudPhysics Adds Rightsizer Analytics to Its Public Cloud Cost Calculators

CloudPhysics, a provider of data-driven insights for smarter IT, has added Cloud Planning Rightsizer analytics to its Public Cloud Cost Calculators - for enterprises who want to move to the public cloud and their channel partners. CloudPhysics' Cloud Cost Calculators would discover the configuration of every virtual machine (VM) in the data center and determine the cloud instance that best fits those discovered configurations. The Cloud … [Read more...]

IDC: Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Revenue in Q1 2016 Grows 3.9% to $6.6 Billion

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew by 3.9% year over year to $6.6 billion in the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16) - on slowed demand from the hyperscale public cloud sector. Total cloud IT infrastructure revenues climbed to a 32.3% … [Read more...]

Velocity Technology Solutions Adds Public Cloud Options to Its Services Portfolio

Velocity Technology Solutions, a global enterprise application cloud services provider since 2003, has announced the expansion of its enterprise application cloud services to include public cloud infrastructures. The company will now provide a fully integrated hybrid cloud solution as part of its services portfolio. "Public cloud computing options have numerous benefits and will be a desired component for any company's overall cloud strategy," … [Read more...]

Synergy Research: Public Cloud Now Generating Over $20 Billion in Quarterly Revenues for IT Companies

New Q2 data from Synergy Research Group shows that public cloud is now generating well over $20 billion in quarterly revenues for IT companies, with $10 billion going to companies supplying public cloud operators with hardware, software and data center facilities and $12 billion being generated from selling IaaS, PaaS and SaaS to enterprise customers. In addition the public cloud is helping to support huge revenue streams from a variety of … [Read more...]

ICN.Bg Joins OnApp Federation, Brings OnApp Public Cloud to Bulgaria

ICN.Bg, one of the largest public cloud providers in Bulgaria, has joined the OnApp Federation – one of the world’s largest public clouds. As a member of the OnApp Federation, ICN.Bg can give its customers on-demand access to more than 170 compute cloud and CDN locations, in 113 cities across 43 countries. ICN.Bg will also be able to use the OnApp Federation to sell its own Tier III cloud hosting infrastructure in Sofia to cloud providers … [Read more...]

OVH.com Launches ARMv8-Based Public Cloud Powered by Cavium’s ThunderX Workload Optimized Processors

OVH.com, one of the world's largest web hosting companies headquartered in France, has announced an ARMv8 based public cloud for scalable compute and storage powered by Cavium's (NASDAQ: CAVM) flagship 48 core 64-bit ARMv8-A ThunderX workload optimized processor. These platforms will be available to OVH.com customers starting this quarter. From web hosting to virtual data centers, dedicated servers and storage solutions, OVH.com offers a vast … [Read more...]

IDC: Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Market Grows by 25.1% in Q1 2015

Vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew by 25.1% year over year to nearly $6.3 billion in the first quarter of 2015 (1Q15), according to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker. Cloud IT infrastructure spending climbed to nearly 30% of overall IT infrastructure spending in Q1 2015, up from 26.4% a year ago. Revenue from … [Read more...]