Rackspace is Dropping Conventional Hosting Services


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Rackspace is shedding traditional hosting services while doubling its support for 3-rd party clouds. It is selling Cloud Sites platform to Liquidweb. Till the smooth transition of customers is done, cloud sites unit will remain in San Antonio. Rackspace continues to focus on delivering expertise and Fanatical Support for the world’s leading clouds, and serving more enterprise customers. Through this transaction, Liquid Web will become Rackspace Partner Network as an email reseller.

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Three Top Venture Companies Seeking Cloud-Based Startups


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Venture companies are taking notice of the recent cloud boom. Certain backers are looking for cloud-based startups that provide the cloud sphere with something unique. If you have a great cloud-based idea, there are some venture companies that you’ll want to impress.

When Cloud Costs Rise, Inexperienced Users Could Be To Blame


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When you are searching for a suitable cloud hostingsolution, price is obviously a big factor. But what drives cloud hosting costs? Yes, storage space is a factor as well as other technical things. But there is one factor you probably aren’t even considering.

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Why Some Startups Ditch The Cloud For Physical Servers


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We’ve discussed the benefits of cloud hosting here at Ananova many times. There are times where the cloud does not work out, such as like Eric Frenkiel, founder and CEO of MemSQL. And you can’t say the man didn’t give it the old college try.

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Cleversafe, Symform, and Cloud Dispersion Technology


http://www.ananova.com/cleversafe-symform-and-cloud-dispersion-technology/

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There’s a notion in the cloud hosting world that dispersing data is a safer and more secure way of storing information. There are currently two companies offering businesses the cloud dispersing option: Cleversafe and Symform. Both companies offer similar services with subtle differences.

IBM Wins Massive $1 Billion Government Contract


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Today is a great day for IBM. The company has just won its biggest U.S. cloud-based government contract. The new IBM contract is valued at $1 billion. In other words, the pressure for IBM’s cloud team is on.

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McEvoy Talks About Canada’s G-Cloud


http://www.ananova.com/mcevoy-talks-about-canadas-g-cloud/

Canada wants to move forward in the cloud world in order to be on par with the UK and the US. As such, Canadian cloud industry leaders are trying to implement a G-Cloud policy (‘Government Cloud’), which is based on the UK’s own ‘Cloud First’ policy.

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Moving to the Cloud? Be careful


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A lot of small businesses are looking to the cloud to save money and time. However, deciding which files to send to the cloud isn’t as cut and dry as it seems. There’s a lot more to cloud storage than just moving items around to and from the cloud. There are legal, and other, things to think about too.

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First Steps Toward A Hybrid Cloud Solution


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Your company has decided to move its data to the cloud. Great! You know you want to go hybrid, and you aren’t alone: recent surveys indicate almost all enterprises plan to go with a hybrid cloud solution at some point. Although they want in on the cloud, very few of them have actually come up with a specific strategy, and fewer still have actually deployed a hybrid cloud hosting solution.

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Can Anything Stop The Growth Of Cloud Computing?


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There’s no doubt about it: the cloud is here, and will only get bigger. A recent report by Morgan Stanley confirms this: AWS revenue is expected to hit $24 billion by 2023. It stands to reason that other cloud computing companies will see similar growth. However, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows.