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Amazon Announces Two New M3 Instance Types and Price Reductions In S3 and EBS

To make itself competitive, Amazon Web Services announced two new sizes for EC2 M3 instance and cut rates for two existing cloud products. The new sizes for EC2 M3 instances are M3.medium and M3.large. On the other hand, Amazon S3 and Amazon EBS will now be offered at reduced prices. Amazon has agreeably been the largest cloud service provider till date with highest number of customers and users. However, i ...

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Dell Announces To Provide Microsoft Windows Azure To Its Customers

Cloud management and implementation is continuously being improved, especially through major alliances. Latest in this context, is the Dell’s announcement of delivering Microsoft Azure to their customers via their Dell Cloud Partner Program. This proceeding would strengthen the alliance of both Dell and Microsoft in short as well as long run. Dell announced earlier this year that it will provide application ...

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Windows Azure Cloud Updates – A Sign Of Life From Microsoft

The recent Azure Cloud updates are Microsoft's effort to get back into the race of cloud computing services and they seem to be quite serious about beating their competitors with the new additions. The company is refusing to be brought down to the ground by the current dominators and is using every ounce of strength to get back up to challenge them. The updates were announced just recently and are designed ...

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Red Hat Plants JBoss Into PaaS Cloud

Linux giant Red Hat is all set to bring its middleware the JBoss JEE (Java Enterprise Edition) to OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service cloud. The strategy initiation took place when OpenShift Enterprise was introduced as a public PaaS. This strategy will see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform combine to form a single open hybrid cloud. Red Hat will go ahead with the ne ...

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Microsoft is All Set to Introduce its Azure Datacenters in Australia

After successfully providing cloud services to regions like Asia, Europe and US, Microsoft Corporation has announced today that its Windows Azure will now be expanding its cloud base to Australian regions as well. For its Windows Azure Cloud, Microsoft is launching two new datacenters in Australia, which will be established in states of New South Wales and Victoria. As per Microsoft, the datacenters in Aust ...

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3 Factors to Consider Before Choosing a PaaS

Implementing cloud as a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) allows a firm to boost the pace of its IT progress for competing sharply and tapping the power of new business opportunities. This is possible because PaaS utilizes cloud computing for delivering all services as well as resources required to develop and run applications. The vendor of PaaS takes care of resource-related activities such as upgrades, server ...

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Microsoft Azure’s New Services Offer Effective Cloud Management For Enterprises

This week in a management conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft tried to persuade nearly 5000 IT professionals to take benefit of its cloud vision and switch to Azure cloud services for specific tasks that will offer gated access to different resources with improved cloud management. In an opening note of Microsoft’s Management Summit 2013 the corporate vice-president of Windows Server and System Center, Brad ...

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Apprenda Adds Java To Its Existing Platform

Apprenda, an online platform provider for software development applications in .Net framework announced an addition of Java support to its PaaS (Platform-as-a-service). Apprenda technology offers quick and infrastructure-free development of applications, easing the job of a developer like Heroku, Engine Yard and Cloud Factory. Earlier, Apprenda could only be used for applications developed in Microsoft .Net ...

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Microsoft Cloud Platform – An Essential Tool for Corporate Success

Cloud computing has greatly revolutionized the IT departments in terms of novel ideas and effective business strategies. According to financial specialists, outsourcing cloud computing has more advantages for businesses as compared to traditional subcontracting. There are two types of cloud computing: Public cloud and Private cloud. In the former, cloud-hosting services are offered using the Internet, where ...

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Cloud Computing: Four Layers and the Required Skill Set

In today’s world, cloud computing has become a Buzz word in the IT Industry. It continues to appear as a headline, as more and more companies are transitioning towards cloud-based applications. It is composed of several layers which can be accessed by users getting cloud-based services. As this technology is getting increasingly popular, everyday and the technology jobs most commonly require cloud computing ...

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