cloud technology

How Important is Server Location For Your Business?

Almost every business relies on some form of server technology, but does the location of this technology truly matter? Where does your data normally end up? An increasing number of businesses are coming to  terms with the growing complexities cloud technology brings in and how it and other strategic IT choices are affecting their businesses. So what`s next? With more and more companies moving their business data to the cloud, the last few years have seen considerable acceptance of cloud computing in the  market. The benefits of this technology are clear. The implications, not so much. Cloud technology has presented some significant challenges lately. It has become increasingly clear that a few companies are now giving real thought to the legal and physical implications of the technology. T...

Rackspace Extends Cloud Operations Expertise to Enterprise Private Clouds; Launches OpenCenter

Rackspace Hosting , the open cloud company, yesterday announced major new features in its free and open source Rackspace Private Cloud Software, powered by OpenStack and supported by its own Fanatical Support services. Key among the new functionality in this release is OpenCenter, a single interface for deploying, configuring and operating clouds at scale in an enterprise data center. The news comes a few days after Rackspace  lowered the price for cloud bandwidth and content delivery network (CDN) services by 33 percent. New features of Rackspace Private Cloud Software include: OpenCenter – Drawing from experience of operating The Rackspace Open Cloud, OpenCenter provides a centralized graphical user interface and API that simplifies and automates the operational activities associated wit...

Rackspace Lowers Pricing on its Open Cloud Bandwidth and CDN by 33 Percent

The Rackspace Open Cloud is built upon a simple pricing model with no hidden costs or extra charges. This simple and straightforward pricing approach is a key part of how we help customers take advantage of the real value of the Rackspace Open Cloud, particularly for the next generation of bandwidth and content-centric web applications, which must deliver quality user experiences on a mobile and global basis. – John Engates, Chief Technology Officer,Rackspace. Rackspace Hosting , the open cloud company, has announced that it is lowering the price for cloud bandwidth and content delivery network (CDN) services by 33 percent. The company also announced that it is implementing tiered pricing for its open cloud product portfolio, starting with Cloud Files, its object storage service. The new p...

Rackspace Names Open Source Expert as New Vice President of Intellectual Property

Rackspace has named Van Lindberg as the new vice president of intellectual property . Lindberg brings a huge amount of experience to the table and the appointment helps to protect the company as it continues to expand its operations. This is an important time for the development of open cloud technology, as a variety of open cloud ecosystems are beginning to take shape. As the computing model continues to evolve, we look to help shape how the legal community responds to the new ways technology is offered and ensure Rackspace continues to set the pace of innovation within the open cloud revolution. – Van Lindberg. Before joining the cloud-hosting provider, Lindberg served as an expert in patent and property prosecution for Haynes and Boone, LLP in Richardson. During his six years at the com...

Jelastic Announces Integration with Eclipse IDE

Jelastic Inc., the creators of the most innovative Java cloud hosting platform, announced the integration of the Jelastic platform with Eclipse, the most popular Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Java development. The Jelastic plug-in for Eclipse significantly facilitates development and deployment of Java EE projects on this platform as developers can manage their deployments and hosting environments without switching between the IDE and the browser. Jelastic platform is an innovative PaaS that received the Duke´s Choice Award 2012 – the Java community´s most prestigious prize for technology leaders. The key priority of Jelastic´s creators is to make cloud hosting of Java apps as easy as possible: that is why the platform supports integration with the most popular build s...

Jelastic Platform Supports New Billing System – Parallels Business Automation Standard

Jelastic, Inc., the creators of an ultra-scalable and interoperable Java hosting platform for cloud applications, announced support for the Parallels Business Automation Standard (PBAS), a fully integrated billing and hosting automation system for managing and scaling small and medium-size web hosting businesses. In addition to PBAS, Jelastic supports the Parallels Automation service delivery system (PA), which is aimed at larger providers, and can be integrated with any other billing system. Jelastic (Java Elastic Cloud) is a next-generation platform for hosting Java applications in the Cloud. Its technology and innovation was recognized by Oracle with a Duke´s Choice Award (the highest honor in the Java world) at JavaOne (the world´s largest Java event). Jelastic enables its users to dep...

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