According to MarketWatch, the Cloud Security Alliance signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Fast IDentity Online Alliance to promote the standardization of authentication in cloud computing.
Although a business's IT department may possess limited abilities, the cloud host views security as another aspect of its business, if not its most important responsibility.
Although private enterprises are using analytics tools to help their decision-makers harness the potentially market-changing information in Big Data, the public sector and its affiliates are looking to invest in the industry.
The U.S. Education Department is strongly considering moving its Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS) to a public cloud platform, which would be provided by a private hosting company.
GoGrid, a leading hosting company, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner Inc. in the Challenger's quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for Managed Hosting" report.
GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, today announced that it is one of the first cloud infrastructure providers to successfully complete its SOC 1 Statement of Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE 16) audit.
GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, today announced that Founder and Chairman John Keagy will return to the role of CEO as the company continues building momentum behind its technology development, growth, and expansion strategy.
GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, today announced that Microgroove has deployed GoGrid Cloud services to help expand its customer base, offer more services, and focus on innovation rather than hardware. The Microgroove platform powers many of the world's most popular music websites; unlike traditional content management systems (CMSs), Microgroove's CMS is designed specifically to manage and deliver music & rich media. With GoGrid's hybrid services powering its infrastructure, Microgroove can now provide website hosting service to its music industry clients. Microgroove will be presenting its success using GoGrid at Cloud Connect 2012 Expo in Santa Clara, CA.
GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, today announced that Izoox, a web design, development, and hosting company, is leveraging GoGrid to dramatically grow its business and remedy costly and complex infrastructure issues. In addition to helping Izoox double its web hosting business, GoGrid enabled Izoox to create new revenue opportunities, improve sales, and lower total cost of ownership (TCO) while providing outstanding customer service in the process. Izoox attributes its profitability and competitiveness to GoGrid's industry-leading Service Level Agreements (SLAs), performance guarantees, and exceptional technical support.
Cloud hosting provider GoGrid announced on Wednesday it has expanded its hybrid cloud capabilities, enabling customers to deploy its hybrid cloud solution at any of its two data centers.
The most interesting layer - the only one that really deserves to be called "cloud computing", say purists - is "infrastructure as a service" (IaaS). IaaS offers basic computing services, from number crunching to data storage, which customers can combine to build highly adaptable computer systems. The market leaders are GoGrid, Rackspace and Amazon Web Services, the computing arm of the online retailer, which made headlines for kicking WikiLeaks off its servers.
Ingram Micro has announced a strategic marketing alliance with infrastructure-as-a-service provider GoGrid, which becomes one of the first cloud service providers to be featured within the recently announced Ingram Micro Cloud and online Cloud Marketplace. It's the first relationship between the two companies, as GoGrid was not previously a member of Ingram Micro's Seismic community.
GoGrid is joining forces with Ingram Micro to bring cloud computing infrastructure offerings to Ingram's Cloud Marketplace. The move puts GoGrid among the first cloud service providers to contribute to the Ingram Micro Cloud, a reseller enablement platform and online Cloud Marketplace for VARs and MSPs. By teaming up with Ingram Micro, GoGrid is looking to bring VARs and MSPs into the cloud by filling the demand to migrate customers from on-premise IT to the cloud, and to help resellers adapt their business models to support new mechanisms for scale and sustained profitability, said Jack Duffy, GoGrid executive vice president of sales and business development.
Most hosting providers use Amazon as a yardstick for their own cloud services. But few actually think of themselves as competitors. At pioneering cloud infrastructure firm GoGrid, the company thinks of itself as the hosting company with an infrastructure product comparable to Amazon. CEO John Keagy and CMO Jeff Samuels spoke to WHIR editor Liam Eagle about the company's products and its plans.
At the center of the program is GoGrid Exchange, the San Francisco-based cloud provider's cloud solutions marketplace. Through the new program, open-source partners and businesses can package on-demand versions of software to boost cloud computing deployments and the usage of open source software. GoGrid's OSS Partner Program is another signal that the open-source community is embracing cloud computing.
GoGrid, which until now had one data center in San Francisco, has opened a second data center in Ashburn, Va. Both data centers are SAS70 Type II certified and Cisco-powered networks. Virtual servers with GoGrid base images are available for immediate deployment at the east coast data center...
...GoGrid's disk IO performance was excellent across instances of all sizes. Even the low end 1GB cloud server scored almost 10% faster than the baseline. The 4GB cloud server was the #2 performer in this post at over 60% better performance than the baseline...
...GoGrid, one of Amazon's chief competitors in the cloud storage and compute markets, distinguishes itself from Amazon in a couple ways. GoGrid offers Windows Server 2008 instances (Amazon offers only Windows Server 2003) and 100% uptime service-level agreements (Amazon offers 99.95% for compute and 99.9% for storage).
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