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Nasuni study pokes holes in OpenStack

Clouds based on open-source OpenStack software may not be as good at ingesting large amounts of data as those from Microsoft or Amazon, a study has found.The study evaluated Amazon Web Services, Windows Azure and Rackspace Cloud Files, and was released by cloud storage specialist Nasuni on Wednesday.

March 21, 2012 by

Will open source IaaS platforms ever challenge Amazon, Microsoft, Google?

Increasing popularity of open source cloud infrastructure platforms such as Eucalyptus, OpenNebula, Nimbus, Xen Cloud Platform and OpenQRM has raised hopes that open source can establish a stonghold in the IaaS platform space.Still, some open source advocates maintain that Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Rackspace will continue to control and build out a proprietary public cloud infrastructure until the open source community collaborates more closely.

April 30, 2010 by

Cloudkick: Cloud provider market maker?

Cloudkick, a startup that delivers cloud server management software, on Friday rolled out a feature that allows customers to hop between providers---Rackspace, Amazon EC2, Microsoft and others---based on price. At its launch March 16 Cloudkick's service primarily managed Amazon Web Services accounts.

April 24, 2009 by

Gathering clouds brew up a storm

With all kinds of cloud announcements promised at Microsoft PDC next week, rival vendors Amazon and Rackspace have tried to steal a little early thunder with some announcements of their own. This is the beginning of a titanic struggle to establish the top cloud providers, and this week's announcements have each been significant enough.

October 25, 2008 by

Microsoft should do this: Exchange plus Hotmail

Microsoft should offer enterprises a way to provision and manage accounts on its Hotmail service as part of an Exchange implementation. It doesn't, but Rackspace-owned business email specialist Mailtrust today launches its own Exchange-plus-webmail option.

April 20, 2008 by

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