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Microsoft drops $1.1B to grow its data center footprint in Iowa

Microsoft will soon harvest a lot more corn — err, servers — in Iowa.

The tech giant is investing inĀ data center infrastructure in West Des Moines, Iowa, miles away from an existing company data center, Iowa public officials… 183 more words


Is the Private Cloud a Data Center?

Cloud computing is an emerging computing model in which computing resources are delivered as on-demand services over the Internet. Basically, cloud computing is the broad concept of using the Internet to allow people to access technology-enabled services. 591 more words


OpenStack has wooed developers for years, now it's time to charm users

OpenStack promises a lot: Robust clouds that can support both specialized privateĀ and massive public workloads but without fear of vendor lockin. And that is a lot to promise. 389 more words


VMware, in all its permutations, is still a force in the cloud

RightScale has been managing public cloud resources for companies since 2006, and thousands of users later, it appears to have a pretty good sense of what’s happening in the cloud space. 806 more words

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The Benefits of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is revolutionizing the business world on several levels. Cloud technology allows companies and individuals to easily access computer programs and other information that is based at a remote site. 1,498 more words


ElasticHosts gives AWS a run for its money with simpler, cheaper hosting

Usually, if you want to use infrastructure to run your website in a cloud, you need to pre-pay and guesstimate your needs.

Cloud-hosting provider ElasticHosts… 294 more words