Overcoming Resource Over Commit and Bundling Issues in the Cloud

In a recent LinkedIn posting on the IaaS Infrastructure as a Service forum, a conversation developed around the issue of cloud providers using the ability to over commit resources to drive down their prices. Essentially, this means that while a provider may have the resources (CPU, RAM, storage, etc.) to support a specific volume of a computing resource, they know …

CloudSigma Shortlisted for 2012 Cloud Computing World Series Awards

SSD Offering Recognized as Leader in Best Cloud Storage Solution Award Category Zurich, Switzerland, 27 August 2012:CloudSigma, the only international, customer-centric, pure-cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider, today announced that it has been shortlisted in the third annual Cloud Computing World Series Awards in the category of Best Cloud Storage Solution for its SSD storage. The cloud storage market is predicted to …

European Science Champions Score an Early Goal for Cloud Computing

Geneva, 9 July 2012:‘Helix Nebula – the science cloud’, set up earlier this year to support the massive IT requirements of European scientists and create a cloud computing market for the public sector in Europe, has today announced the initial deployment of its first flagship applications in high energy physics, molecular biology and natural disaster risk management. A collaboration between …

CloudSigma Powers Le Camping Startup Skimm!

CloudSigma’s Open IaaS Platform Suits Flexibility and Customizability Needs of Startup Companies Palo Alto, Calif – June 12, 2012: CloudSigma, the only international, customer-centric, pure-cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider, today announced that it has partnered with Le Camping, a Parisian startup accelerator powered by Silicon Sentier, and its startup participant Skimm!, a mobile payment system provider. Chosen for its unprecedented flexible …

Startups flourishing through our new offer

Technology startup companies just starting out have a lot of options in terms of IT environments. Do they invest in a proprietary, physical environment, which may very likely become outdated within a matter of one year? Do they look to implement a hybrid approach with some virtual servers hosted on top of their otherwise physical infrastructure? Or, do they move …

SSDs gaining traction in the cloud

GigaOM published an interesting article on Azure embracing SSD storage. It is great to see some movement and product development happening in the IaaS space as ever particularly when it comes to addressing one of the key pain points for many customers in the cloud, namely cloud storage. We have long advocated the need for innovation in cloud storage which …

Let the cloud add real value

Many people, when moving to the cloud, look at it primarily as a means of saving money. Although I concede this impression is growing less prevalent, it still persists. Furthermore, most people taking this cost approach look at the savings purely from physical infrastructure rather than through labour, which represents the majority of real infrastructure costs through management, procurement, monitoring …

CloudSigma Launches First SLA-Backed Distributed SSD Storage Solution in Public Cloud IaaS

CloudSigma’s Distributed SSD Storage Solution, SigSTORE, Achieves Unprecedented Cloud-Based Storage Performance, Availability and Reliability, Fostering Further Cloud Adoption Interop Las Vegas – May 8, 2012 CloudSigma, the only international, customer-centric, pure-cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider, today announced SigSTORE, the industry’s first SLA-backed distributed SSD storage solution, for its public cloud IaaS offering at Interop Las Vegas. SigSTORE effectively …

Live from Interop: The Next Best Thing in Cloud Storage

This week, we’re at Interop Las Vegas, and the show floor is buzzing with new announcements from exhibiting companies – CloudSigma included! Today, we announced the launch of SigSTORE; the industry’s first SLA-backed distributed SSD storage solution, for our public cloud IaaS. The performance, cost and reliability of cloud storage solutions have traditionally been major barriers to companies’ cloud adoption. …

Propelling the Next Blockbuster Hit

The scene here at the 2012 NAB Show in Las Vegas is stirring up a lot of excitement. All around the exhibition hall, one can catch glimpses of how rapidly new technologies are reshaping the media and entertainment industries. Hundreds of innovative vendors are showcasing and unveiling innovative new and disruptive offerings that are helping to usher in the next …