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Couchbase on Tuesday announced the expansion of its partner ecosystem. Newly announced partnerships with Cloudsoft, CumuLogic and ElasticBox will give customers the option to deploy Couchbase Server to public, private, and hybrid cloud infrastructure. With these new partners, customers...
Outages, downtime, lost revenues and damaged customer trust seem to be on the rise as millions have turned to online shopping, entertainment and daily tasks. Ironically, these same recent events also highlight how cloud infrastructures, when managed correctly, actually provide unpreced...
Is your IT organization being pushed to increase the tempo of your software release cycles? Do you currently automate application builds and the creation of staging environments? Do you always test thoroughly before pushing code out to production? Does your hair catch on fire every tim...
SYS-CON Events announced today that RightScale Inc, the leader in cloud computing management, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 11th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 5–8, 2012, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. RightScale Inc., cloud managemen...
“We see three big trends happening in the cloud landscape right now. The first one is IaaS seems to be winning the battle for new types of IT projects, the second is more and more choices of who companies can partner to do that, noted Michael Crandell, CEO and a Founder of RightScale, ...
RightScale has made its very first acquisition. It’s bought the free Scottish cloud cost forecasting web site ShopForCloud and renamed it PlanForCloud, fleshing out its management portfolio to help those struggling with cloud costs, which are always, as anyone will attest, complex. T...
SoftLayer Technologies and RightScale have partnered to provide unmatched scalability and automation solutions that allow Internet-centric companies to speed their time-to-market. Companies such as social gaming developer Broken Bulb Game Studios are able to use SoftLayer’s public and ...
As the use of public cloud resources has proven effective across a diverse set of use cases, organizations have begun looking inward to find ways to more effectively and efficiently use their existing compute, storage, and networking resources in a similar model. This desire for inter...
Rackspace on Monday launched new cloud capabilities featuring the world’s first large-scale, production ready next generation cloud, powered by OpenStack and backed by Fanatical Support. Built on OpenStack, the next generation cloud incorporates a robust portfolio of cloud solutions su...
I recently got a chance to work on RightScale for a proof-of-concept and I must say that they have an impressive technical architecture that reflects some of design and deployment best practices of the Cloud.
In its biggest enterprise move ever RightScale has cut a strategic partnership with Equinix, the ubiquitous co-location peddler tight with a lot of the world’s high and mighty, folks RightScale expects to make a happy hunting ground. After all Equinix services more than 4,000 compani...
SYS-CON Events announced today that RightScale, Inc., the leader in cloud computing management, to co-locate its one-day event “RightScale Conference 2012” on June 13 at SYS-CON's 10th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 11–14, 2012, at the Javits Center in New York...
Do you know how many times Amazon Web Services changed the pricing of its cloud services in 2011? No? Neither do I. Cloud services are often dynamic with variable pricing and keeping track of price changes and optimizing your services accordingly can be quite an undertaking, particular...
“We are truly delivering on this promise of the ability to deliver multi-cloud deployments. We are going through a massive and tectonic shift in the ways companies buy, pay, and consume IT resources so it’s not a change that happens quickly,” notes Uri Budnik, ISV Partner Program Evang...
Organizations are looking for a simple and efficient method to leverage existing on-premise hardware to build private cloud infrastructure that can then be managed alongside public cloud resources – creating automated, scalable hybrid clouds. In his session at the 9th International C...
CloudPassage on Tuesday announced availability with RightScale through the MultiCloud Marketplace. Through this relationship, RightScale users will have instant access to the CloudPassage Halo solution, a security SaaS purpose-built to deliver host-based network security, vulnerability...
With cloud infrastructure as a level playing field, we all have effectively the same building blocks and it's up to each of us to balance cost and complexity against the risk of failure. Fortunately, there are many simple approaches in the cloud that dramatically improve application sc...
SYS-CON Events announced today that RightScale, the leader in cloud computing management, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 8th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6-9, 2011, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. RightScale is the leader in cloud c...
RightScale, a provider in cloud computing management, on Tuesday announced a global partnership with Tata Communications, a global provider of a new world of communications and the InstaCompute cloud offering. Specifically tailored to meet the IT needs of growing businesses, InstaCompu...
RightScale, a provider of cloud computing management, on Tuesday announced that RightScale customers have substantially expanded the use of cloud computing in their companies, with a rapid increase in the number and variety of RightScale ServerTemplate developed by users to meet the sp...
All indications are that 2011 will be a big year for private and hybrid clouds, which provide cloud agility, along with security and control. However, private and hybrid clouds are not appropriate or even feasible for every application or data center. In his session at the 8th Intern...
Gluster has teamed with RightScale to deliver its software-only scale-out NAS-for-the-cloud storage technology in RightScale’s cloud management platform and that means on Amazon because it’s packaged up like an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) image. RightScale, which reportedly has intere...
Like many disruptive, evolving technologies, cloud computing is going through a phase characterized by opposites: hype and exaggeration on one side, and fear and skepticism on the other. How do you determine what’s really going to work for your organization? Separating the myths from t...
Due to a record increase in the number, quality and breadth of submissions to the Conference Advisory Board, the organizers of 8th Cloud Expo (June 6-9, 2011) - Cloud Expo New York 2011 - have extended the technical program through the addition of an all-new "Telcos in the Cloud" track...
At an event aimed at lawyers and called "Doing Business in the Electronic Age," EMC VP and Deputy General Counsel Krish Gupta has been emphasizing how cloud computing is the future of business. Virtualization and cloud computing are the top two priorities of CIOs, Gupta said.
RightScale, the cloud manager, has moved into development and test with a cloud management solution that software development and testing teams can use to provision and use cloud computing resources. The new RightScale Development & Test Solution Pack supports four development langua...
Zend Technologies has announced a new partnership with RightScale. With this new partnership, development teams will be able to deliver PHP applications faster by leveraging the productivity and performance gains offered by Zend Server through RightScale's open and flexible cloud manag...
RightScale has come into another $25 million in funding. That makes about $47 million in the cloud management start-up. The third-round investment was led by Tenaya Capital (once Lehman Brothers Venture Partners) and joined by DAG Ventures with other current investors, Benchmark Capit...
"This represents a resounding validation of RightScale's leadership in cloud management and our tremendous potential for expansion in the fast-evolving cloud computing market," said Michael Crandell, CEO of RightScale this week, as the company announced that it has closed a new round o...
RightScale and NorthScale, which already sound like they’re related, have integrated NorthScale’s Membase NoSQL database software into RightScale’s cloud management platform so now RightScale people can dynamically scale-out high-demand, elastic applications in their RightScale environ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that RightScale, the leader in cloud computing management, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 7th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–4, 2010, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Join RightScale on...
RightScale has started supporting Windows apps running in the cloud claiming it can keeps Windows users from getting locked in to any one cloud region, provider or type – public or private. It must be thinking mostly Amazon. It says that with the latest release of its Cloud Management...
How can you efficiently design and deploy a private cloud? What are the distinctions between private, hybrid and public clouds, and what applications are best suited for each? In his session at the 7th International Cloud Expo, Thorsten von Eicken, CTO and a founder of RightScale, wi...
RightScale, the cloud manager, is going to be venturing into behavior modification. Most folks these days have their own images and RightScale wants to oblige them but it’s going to try to train them not to overstuff its templates and to leave all but the essential components in their...
RightScale says it’s got new enterprise features in its cloud management platform. It’s talking better authorization and permissioning control, cost-tracking, and overall management of running virtual servers in the cloud across large organizations with multiple users, departments and ...
Hitachi Systems & Services Ltd, one of the largest systems integrators in Japan, is going to resell and support RightScale’s Cloud Management Platform starting April 1. Apparently it’s standardized on the stuff and it seems the deal is non-exclusive. Hitachi wants it to support hybrid ...
RightScale, the cloud manager, plans to support Windows Azure and let customers deploy RightScale-managed applications and take advantage of Azure’s particular properties. It said it would support Azure infrastructure-level services through its new Service Management API like it does A...
(Remarque : texte plus long qu’à l’habitude) Après la conférence de SIIA, dont j’ai parlé récemment, j’étais aussi invité comme conférencier à la conférence organisée par Sys-Con sur le Cloud Computing. C’était la quatrième conférence que Sys-Con organisait sur ce......
New Relic announced today at the 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo the enhanced integration of New Relic RPM with RightScale's cloud management platform, enabling one-click activation of New Relic's monitoring and troubleshooting solution for Java applications.
RightScale, Inc., today launched the next generation of the RightScale Cloud Management Platform that delivers increased application portability across cloud infrastructures. With this release, RightScale has enhanced its ServerTemplate technology to provide automatic configuration of ...