enStratus Adds Support for CloudSigma

enStratus adds support for CloudSigma Zürich, Wednesday 9 February 2011CloudSigma AG, a leading European provider of cloud servers, is delighted to announce the addition of its Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform to enStratus, a leading cloud infrastructure management solution. Patrick Baillie, CEO commented ‘We are delighted to be included within the enStratus solution which we feel is a best of breed offering. …

Debian 6 Cloud Servers and 7 day free trial launched today

Zürich, Tuesday 8 February 2011 CloudSigma AG, a leading provider of instantly scalable cloud servers is delighted to announce the addition of new Debian 6 servers to its cloud. The new Debian 6.0 server image can be instantly deployed to an account with full root access. Patrick Baillie, CEO commented ‘Our cloud uniquely offers a completely open software layer allowing …

An IaaS Cloud with Customers in the Driving Seat

I’ve aimed to outline over the previous three security posts to show how to secure your Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud computing and how we as a vendor approach the various aspects to deliver our part of that solution. In this the final part I outline how we feel IaaS should be approached and how that has profound implications for the concerns …

jclouds and Libcloud add CloudSigma coverage

jclouds and Libcloud add CloudSigma coverage Zürich, Wednesday 25 January 2011 CloudSigma AG, the public Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider based in Switzerland, today announced inclusion in the jclouds and Libcloud interoperability standards. Customers of CloudSigma can now develop cloud infrastructure based on either standard and deploy it seamlessly across multiple clouds including CloudSigma, Amazon Web Services, Rackspace, GoGrid and many more. …

Cloud Utilisation Management is Key to Performance

One of the greatest challenges in running an Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud is how to deliver performance at a cost effective rate. The key metric behind this is the utilisation rate of hardware used in the cloud; too high and performance suffers, too low and prices inevitably rise. How can a cloud provider deliver performance and value for money in this case? …

Web VNC App launches in the Chrome Webstore

Web VNC App launches in the Chrome Webstore Zürich, Wednesday 8 December 2010 CloudSigma AG, a leading European provider of cloud servers, is pleased to announce the launch of the Web VNC application featured in Google’s newly launched Chrome Webstore. By offering a full VNC session from within the browser, the Web VNC app removes the need for users to …

Security in a Public IaaS Cloud Part 3: Data Storage

So far we’ve looked at securing the network and securing access to cloud infrastructure. In part 3 we look at how to ensure your data storage is robust, secure and kept private in IaaS clouds. Keeping data private and secure is a key concern of many looking to move to a public cloud. Its important to separate real dangers and …

The Future of Cloud Storage (and what is wrong with the present)

Delivering robust yet high performing storage in the cloud has been one of the greatest hardware and software challenges in the explosion of cloud computing. Poor storage performance from many leading Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) clouds is one of the most cited complaints by users. In this post I will outline the dominant approach to storage currently, our current approach and what …

Beta Testing Begins on a New Cloud Web Hosting Platform

Beta testing begins on a new cloud web hosting platform London, Tuesday 16 November 2010 Hybrid Logic Ltd, a United Kingdom-based company today announced the commencement of the first round of beta testing of their PaaS (platform-as-a-service) software product, Hybrid Web Cluster in partnership with CloudSigma AG of Zurich, Switzerland. Hybrid Web Cluster is a cloud web hosting platform designed …

Fedora 14 Cloud Servers and Hosting Launched Today

Zürich, Friday 5 November 2010 CloudSigma AG, a leading provider of instantly deployable cloud servers is pleased to announce the release of the new Fedora 14 server in its cloud. The new Fedora 14 server image can be instantly deployed to create high performing cloud servers easily. Patrick Baillie, CEO commented ‘As a platform we try hard to ensure that …