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Logicworks Launches Managed AWS Cloud Service For Both New and Existing AWS Users

Logicworks today launched managed support for clients who’re using or plan to use  Amazon Web Services. The new Managed AWS service brings together  the elasticity, scalability, and unlimited resources of AWS cloud and system administrators, cloud engineers, and network technicians of  Logicworks. Logicworks helps IT organizations deploy applications on AWS while also assuming the responsibility of babysitting, automating, and optimizing their infrastructure so that they can focus on their applications. – Kenneth Ziegler, CEO, Logicworks. Some of the salient features of Logicworks Managed AWS service are: Application Rationalization: Logicworks’ project-based consulting service assists companies’ IT operation in developing the right cloud computing strategy for their busi...

WiredTree Offers CloudLinux OS on All Dedicated Servers

WiredTree , a professional provider of managed virtual private servers (VPS hosting), dedicated servers, and hybrid servers, announced today the addition of CloudLinux as a choice of operating system (OS). CloudLinux is an innovative OS developed with the requirements of shared web hosting providers in mind and can help reduce churn and improve server stability. Very recently, CloudLinux  announced  the launch of Amazon Machine Images  pre-configured with CloudLinux. CloudLinux empowers our customers to generate more revenue from their WiredTree managed servers. – Zac Cogswell, President,WiredTree. “With our range of managed hosting services, many customers choose us to host their shared hosting services,” says Zac Cogswell, President of WiredTree. “Our virtual private servers, hybrid serv...

CloudLinux Launches Pre-Configured Amazon Machine Images for Amazon EC2

Shared hosting operating system  developer CloudLinux, announced today the launch of Amazon Machine Images  pre-configured with CloudLinux. The images are now available for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) users across all territories, making it easier to try CloudLinux or provision new CloudLinux servers in the cloud. “The Amazon cloud platform is a fantastic way to make hardware power more accessible and more affordable,” says Igor Seletskiy, Founder and CEO at CloudLinux. “We are seeing more shared hosting providers using Amazon EC2 to run shared hosting servers in the cloud, giving their customers better uptime and availability. But as hosting companies are charged for server usage on a resource basis, it is more important than ever to take control over how shared hosting customers u...

Netflix open sources Janitor Monkey to tidy up unused Amazon cloud resources

Online video streaming company — and heavy Amazon cloud user — Netflix has open sourced Janitor Monkey, a tool that finds unused cloud resources and deletes them, leading to potentially valuable cost savings for customers. The move might be an outcome  of last week’s Christmas outage that Netflix users faced after AWS EC2 downtime. There is a growing ecosystem of cloud cost management tools on the market that track customers’ usage of cloud resources, and specifically resources in Amazon’s cloud. But Janitor Monkey is a free and open source tool available for download from GitHub. It’s from Netflix’s Simian Army, which is a family of programs made by Netflix engineers to optimize their usage of Amazon’s cloud. Last year, Netflix open sourced ...

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