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OnApp buys SolusVM to boost the demand side of its federated marketplace

Cloud automation company OnApp has bought SolusVM, the virtual private server management system, in order to boost demand for the capacity on offer in OnApp’s federation. 503 more words

Cloudyn raises $4M to help big companies get their cloud costs in check

Cloudyn, a startup with web-based software that tracks how much money companies spend on public clouds and suggests ways to optimize cloud usage, has taken on its first venture round, totaling $4 million. 380 more words

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There Finally May Be a Deal Brewing for Rackspace. Or Maybe Not.

Another day, another report about a possible buyer for cloud services company Rackspace. The company’s shares rose by as much as six percent this morning following a… 492 more words

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Gotta pay for all those servers somehow. Amazon takes out a $2B credit line

E-commerce giant Amazon.com can now spend a heck of a lot more money at any given time.

Today it disclosed that it can borrow as much as $2 billion through a new credit facility from Bank of America. 210 more words

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Hot cloud DigitalOcean throws its support behind the Docker-friendly CoreOS operating system

Cloud providers — those companies that store remote data — are coming around to welcome a new kind of operating system, one that updates itself not unlike Google Chrome browser. 224 more words

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Here's how Microsoft will suck more workloads into its Azure cloud

Microsoft isn’t waiting for cloud workloads to appear out of thin air and land on the Azure public cloud. The company is instead building up its capabilities for slurping up applications from companies’ data centers, as well as other clouds. 279 more words

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How Rackspace lost its mojo

Editor’s note added Sept. 4: After publishing this post, we received a detailed response from Rackspace addressing several factual points in the story. We’re including Rackspace’s response at the bottom of this post. 1,028 more words

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