GoGrid's 4 GB RAM virtual server benchmark performed best with IOP of 161.14. This was over 50% faster than Amazon's equivalent server which had an IOP of 104.36, and it was almost twice as fast as RackSpace's equivalent virtual server which had an IOP of 86.75. And this performance came at a far lower cost. In fact, the entry level 1GB cloud server offering from GoGrid outperformed all of the Amazon and Rackspace server offerings.
"GoGrid cloud services have always provided superior CPU performance, which means faster response times and improved productivity for our customers," said John Keagy, GoGrid CEO. "With the latest Intel Xeon processor technology, we will be able to deliver an even better experience to our customers at a lower cost."
Today, GoGrid announced that it has named Jeffrey Samuels as Chief Marketing Officer. Samuels brings a proven executive track record in marketing, sales and product management to GoGrid's leadership team. In this role, Samuels will be responsible for managing and expanding GoGrid's cloud hosting businesses and driving market adoption at a global level.
With the GoGrid CDN, powered by EdgeCast, users enjoy the qualities inherent to the Cloud, along with the advantages of a distributed global network. The new integrated service offers pay-as-you-go pricing, no contracts and no minimum usage requirements.
GoGrid's standard, fully customizable Windows and Linux cloud servers leverage GigaSpaces' support of Windows/.Net, Java, Linux, VMWare and Xen. This provides smooth operation regardless of application language or environment by the use of XAP's middleware services such as data grid, messaging and parallel processing (map/reduce), which are designed to enable scaling of services on-demand.
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