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AWS adds new security and encryption features to its S3 cloud storage 

Amazon Web Services rolled out five new security and encryption features to its Simple Storage Service (S3) to make it easier for customers to protect their data. Amazon had launched S3 back in 2006 w...

AWS makes a huge change to its cloud pricing

The cloud market leader – Amazon Web Services, on Monday, made a significant move to charge its customers by the seconds rather than by the hour for use of its EC2- the prime computing engine at...

VMware AWS partnership to promote hybrid cloud adoption

VMware announced the general availability of VMware cloud on AWS, at the VMware’s big annual conference in Las Vegas. With the availability of VMware Cloud on AWS, VMware customers get the ability to ...

IBM Closes SoftLayer Acquisition; Partners With Flow to Provide Real Time Integrated Data Solutions

IBM has completed the acquisition of SoftLayer Technologies for an undisclosed amount. IBM entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SoftLayer a month back in a bid to  strengthen its  position i...

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 re...

IBM Buys Cloud-Computing Firm SoftLayer; Forms New Cloud Services Division

IBM  is  buying SoftLayer for an undisclosed amount in a bid to  strengthen its  position in cloud computing. The acquisition is expected to close  following customary closing conditions including reg...

Amazon Web Services Reduces EC2 prices up to 27 percent

Amazon has reduced pricing for Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) reserved instances running Linux/Unix, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and Rat Hat Enterprise Linux up to 27%. According to the official announ...

CloudFlare Releases V 3.3.3 of Railgun; Offers Hosting Customers One-Click Dynamic Caching

The Web Performance & Security Company CloudFlare  yesterday announced  that its next generation web optimization protocol, Railgun, is now free and one-click simple on 30 of the world’s lar...

Amazon Recovers from Cloud Computing Service Outage That Affected Netflix and Heroku

Amazon Web Services has now  recovered from the latest major outage for cloud computing service, that spanned Christmas eve and  affected large customers, including Netflix and Heroku. We reported the...

Netflix Faces Downtime Just Prior to Christmas Eve

UPDATE: Netflix is up and running again! Very agile customer support. Here is wishing everyone a wonderful holiday! Netflix, one of the most popular movie streaming websites faced downtime just prior ...

Online Textbook Rental Service Launched By Amazon

Can’t buy books? Just rent it out. Students can now search the books of their interest and purchase them on the rental basis for the whole semester, saving 70% of their expenditure . Students can simp...

Amazon launches Brazil data centers

DAILYHOSTNEWS, December 19, 2011 – Amazon Web Services has added an eighth geographic region to its global public-cloud platform. The new region is in South America (first one on the continent), and t...

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