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WebDrive integrates FTP, FTPS, WebDAV, SFTP, Amazon S3, Google Drive, Dropbox, or FrontPage servers into the Windows desktop by making...

July 31, 2014 By South River Technologies


Easy and fast shopping at Codebase already underway as weekend began, but I made lots of improvements including delayed...

July 12, 2007 By Dan Wood

Amazon Web Services brings Direct Connect to UK

Amazon Web Services has brought its Direct Connect technology to the UK, which allows customers to establish a dedicated network connection between their datacentre and the local Amazon Web Services facility.The announcement, made on Wednesday, means UK customers can connect to Amazon Web Services' EU West (Ireland) region via the Telecity Sovereign House datacentre in London at guaranteed port speeds of 1Gbps or 10Gbps.

January 11, 2012 by

Amazon separates servers from IP addresses

Amazon Web Services has released a product that separates its rentable servers — 'instances' — from their IP addresses.The Elastic Network Interface (ENI) product was released by Amazon on Wednesday.

December 22, 2011 by

AWS reveals Direct Connect dedicated cloud link

Amazon Web Services wants businesses to be able to connect directly to its cloud via a dedicated network connection, for a price.AWS Direct Connect, announced by Amazon Web Services on Thursday, is designed to create a reliable, stable connection between the AWS cloud and a business's datacentre, colocation environment or office.

August 5, 2011 by

Amazon cloud used in PlayStation Network hack

Servers owned by Amazon were used as a staging area for the hack that crippled Sony's online entertainment network, according to a source quoted by Bloomberg.Hackers rented computers from Amazon Web Services' (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) under an alias and used them to launch the PlayStation Network (PSN) attack, Bloomberg reported on Saturday morning.

May 14, 2011 by

Be prepared

It's been a difficult Easter for online computing services: The Amazon EC2 service failed and Sony's Playstation network was out of service over the important holiday break and continues to be down as I write this.Much has been written about these failures already, with plenty of debate particularly from those who doubt cloud computing's credibility.

April 26, 2011

AWS expands private cloud networking

Amazon Web Services has added a multitude of free networking features to its virtual private cloud product, boosting security, network topology control and management.The additional features for the Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), announced on Monday, simplify the process of setting up a VPC, allow control over the specific network topology of the cloud network, add greater security features and allow the creation of specific internet gateways within the VPC.

March 16, 2011 by

Facebook: The cloud is the way forward for start-ups

The public cloud is the best environment for start-up companies, Facebook's chief technology officer has said.In an interview with the BBC, Bret Taylor, CTO of the 500m-strong social network said he wished his own start-up FriendFeed had used cloud services such as Amazon Web Services when it started.

February 11, 2011 by

Amazon is the leading e-commerce company and has managed to branch out into new markets. The company has expanded its selection via a robust third-party selling network. Meanwhile, Amazon's Kindle is the leading e-reader device, but is facing tough competition from Apple's iPad, Barnes & Noble's Nook and Sony's Reader franchise. Amazon Web Services, the company's enterprise cloud computing unit, is gaining traction.

April 13, 2010 by

Plastic Logic Reader will connect via AT&T and WiFi

Larry posted the news on the Plastic Logic eReader device that will launch in early 2010 in a partnership with Barnes & Noble. We received news today that the Plastic Logic Reader will also connect wirelessly to the Internet like the Kindle, but through the AT&T 3G data network. Unlike the Amazon Kindle devices, you will also be able to connect your Plastic Logic Reader through WiFi as well as this AT&T connection.

July 22, 2009 by

Frugal Friday: "Jackdotting", Chrome OS, Amazon Kindle, Wildpackets

Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss this week's "Jackdotting" effect on content distribution networks, Google's Chrome OS, The price reduction on the Amazon Kindle 2 and talk with Jay Botelho of WildPackets, the network analysis and forensics software company.Click Here to Listen to the July 10, 2009 Frugal Friday Podcast.

July 10, 2009 by

Netflix's streaming-video service comes to Sony's networked Bravia HDTVs

I mentioned yesterday that Sharp's network-TV platform, Aquos Net, wasn't robust in comparison to the offerings Vizio's connected sets will soon have. Sony’s Bravia Internet Video platform also started out as similarly anemic, but lately it's added better streaming-media options, like Amazon Video On Demand for movies and Slacker for audio, and latched onto Yahoo's widget platform for additional Internet apps.

July 9, 2009 by

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