Ubuntu 11.04 Cloud Servers with full root access and Free Trial

Ubuntu 11.04 Cloud Servers with full root access and Free Trial Zürich, Tuesday 3 May 2011 CloudSigma AG, a leading European provider of cloud servers is pleased to announce the launch of the latest Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) servers for instant deployment in its cloud. CloudSigma customers can now enjoy the new features of Ubuntu’s new release in the form …

The Cloud and Outages: Five Key Lessons

This week a location for the EC2 product of Amazon Web Services suffered a major extended outage. Predictably there has been a lot of hand wringing, proclamations that the cloud is unreliable etc. Actually this event should focus everyone’s minds on what problems a move to the cloud solves and those that it doesn’t. The cloud does solve many problems …

CloudSigma signs Strategic Blue to Offer Tailored Cloud Billing

CloudSigma signs Strategic Blue to Offer Tailored Cloud Billing Zürich, Thursday 21 April 2011 CloudSigma AG, the public Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider based in Switzerland announces its partnership with Strategic Blue, a specialist cloud brokerage and billing company providing tailored purchasing and payment solutions. Through Strategic Blue, CloudSigma’s customers can gain favourable payment terms and prices designed to reflect their particular …

CloudSigma Fastest Cloud in Europe

CloudSigma Fastest Cloud in Europe Zürich, Wednesday 20 April 2011 CloudSigma AG, the public Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider based in Switzerland, today announced that its cloud server compute cloud has consistently ranked #1 in Europe as the fastest since inclusion on the leading CloudSleuth cloud performance visualization and analysis site. Over the past 7 days, CloudSigma has averaged a delivery speed …

Cloud Affiliate Program: How to Make Money with CloudSigma Part 1

A couple of weeks ago CloudSigma launched its Cloud Affiliate Program. Now you are able to join the success of CloudSigma and create for yourself a significant source of revenue by promoting CloudSigma through the Affiliate Channel. You can earn up to 20% lifetime provision out of every sale which is referred through your affiliate link. Alternatively you earn up …

Death of the Pure IaaS Cloud: Part 2

In part 1 we saw how the changing strategy of many public IaaS clouds has been to increasingly offer PaaS style services on top of their core product offering. It is easy to see why public IaaS cloud vendors might wish to do this in order to increase their revenues but is it in customers’ real interests? One impact is …