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Cloud costs aren’t actually dropping dramatically

I’ve noticed a lot of buzz in the Silicon Valley about cloud costs “dropping dramatically.” Entrepreneurs, VCs, and the media write about this trend, claiming that it’s enabled a new wave of startups in fields like artificial intelligence and large scale data processing. Many editorials allege that new tech and […]

Why syncing to the “cloud” is not always the right solution.

Sometimes local storage is where it is at It seems like everyone today is building for the cloud, but they still want instant access to all of their information like their pictures and documents. The problem is, what happens when that internet, or more commonly referred to now as Wi-Fi data […]

AWS continues to rule the cloud infrastructure market

 AWS’s domination of the Infrastructure as a Service market continues unabated this quarter. Yes, Microsoft, Google, Alibaba and others continue to grow much faster than AWS, but that has not had a significant impact on AWS’s command over the IaaS market. For starters, AWS had a monster quarter posting $4.57 […]

SEC fines Zenefits and former CEO Parker Conrad nearly $1 million for misleading investors

 The SEC is showing its muscle in Silicon Valley with a crackdown on bad behavior, starting with unicorn startup Zenefits and its former CEO Parker Conrad. First noted on BuzzFeed, the human resources startup and Conrad have agreed to pay a combined nearly $1 million in fines to settle accusations […]

Zscaler confidentially filed for security IPO

 Zscaler, a nine-year-old, San Jose, Calif.-based company, has filed confidentially for IPO, multiple sources tell TechCrunch. The cloud security outfit is aiming to go public before the end of the year. Read More Powered by WPeMatico GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the […]

Crunch Report | Amazon’s New Cloud Cam and Key

Amazon’s new Cloud Cam and Key, the Microsoft Kinect isn’t being manufactured anymore and Honolulu is the first city to start fining people for crossing the street while looking at their screen. All this on Crunch Report. Read More Powered by WPeMatico GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology […]

Spotinst delivers spot cloud infrastructure services at discount prices

 Cloud infrastructure vendors offer a range of prices for their services including aggressively priced virtual machines available on the spot market on an as-available basis. The catch is that the vendor can shut down these VMs whenever they happen to need them. Spotinst, a Tel Aviv-based startup, developed a service […]

Google and Cisco announce hybrid cloud partnership

 Google and Cisco today announced a new partnership around helping their customers build more efficient hybrid cloud solutions. Unsurprisingly, given Google’s recent focus, this partnership centers around the Google-incubated Kubernetes container orchestration tool, as well as the Istio service mesh for connecting and securing microservices across clouds. “Google Cloud and […]

Microsoft’s rebranded Azure Container Service shifts its focus to Kubernetes

 As far as container orchestration goes, Kubernetes is quickly becoming the de facto standard, even as Docker Swarm and Mesos/Mesosphere DC/OS continue to find their own niches. For the longest time, Microsoft argued that one of the advantages of its managed Azure Container Service (ACS) was its support for multiple […]

HashiCorp raises $40M for its cloud infrastructure automation services

 HashiCorp is probably best known for Terraform, its open-source tool for automatically provisioning infrastructure by describing it as code. But the company also offers a whole range of additional open-source security tools and products that enable multi-cloud deployments, as well as enterprise versions of these tools that add features for […]