Technology Strategy Interview

Technology Strategy interview with our CEO by Techworld

Jan Hedström of Techworld (www.techworld.se) recently interviewed CloudSigma CEO Patrick Baillie about our company’s technology strategy and choices. A full transcript of the interview is included below. You use KVM virtualisation, while some other providers have chosen Xen. What factors were important when you made the decision to use KVM? KVM forms part of the mainstream Linux kernel and for …

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CloudSigma and Standing Cloud Deliver Easy-to-Use Cloud Applications

Customers enjoy the “few clicks” in “Standing Cloud powered by CloudSigma” service; further webinar will provide a guide to usage and benefits. BOULDER, Colorado, US and Zurich, Switzerland, August 29, 2011 Standing Cloud, Inc. (www.standingcloud.com), a leader in the emerging platform-as-a-service (PaaS) marketplace, and CloudSigma (www.cloudsigma.com), a leading provider of cloud servers and infrastructure, have announced a partnership that provides …

CloudSigma joins the Open Virtualisation Alliance (OVA)

Zürich, Friday 15 July 2011CloudSigma AG, the public Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider based in Switzerland, today announced its membership of the Open Virtualisation Alliance (OVA). The OVA aims to further support for open source virtualisation around KVM and foster interoperability between various cloud market participants. Patrick Baillie, CEO commented ‘We’ve always been committed from inception to both the open source software …

CentOS 6.0 Cloud Servers

CentOS 6.0 Cloud Servers with full root access and Free Trial

CentOS 6.0 Cloud Servers available from CloudSigma Zürich, Tuesday, 12 July 2011 CloudSigma AG, is delighted to announce the addition of new CentOS 6 servers to its leading European cloud offering. The new CentOS 6.0 server image can be instantly deployed to any account with full root access. Patrick Baillie, CEO’s comment: ‘Our completely open software layer uniquely allows users …

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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 is announcing the launch of the latest Ubuntu 11.04 servers for instant deployment. Our customers can now enjoy the new features of Ubuntu’s new release in the form of instantly deployable high performing cloud servers. Patrick Baillie, CEO commented ‘One of the key …

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 …

Death of the Pure IaaS Cloud: Part 1

Over the last few months it has become clear that many of the largest Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) public clouds are increasingly morphing into more like Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) operators. In other words, these clouds are moving from providing pure computing resources to providing services running on top of those computing resources. That may seem like a pretty innocuous change but as I’ll …

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Affiliate Program Launched for High Performance Cloud Servers

Zürich, Tuesday 15 March 2011 CloudSigma AG, the public Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider based in Switzerland, today announced the launch of a new affiliate program. The new program has open membership and features a very generous 15% lifetime commission on all revenue from referred accounts. New affiliates can sign-up at http://partner.cloudsigma.com/. Patrick Baillie, CEO commented ‘Channel sales and referrals are an …