Steamrolling Cloud Adoption Obstacles with CloudSigma 2.0

When CloudSigma was founded as a pure-cloud IaaS provider in 2009, much of its value proposition centered around dispelling common gripes companies had with the existing public cloud platforms. This included everything from restrictions placed on application and operating system deployments to inefficient pricing packages and bundled resources. Now, four years later, we’re continuing to knock down common barriers to …

Software-Defined Networks, big-data-and-the-cloud-collide-for-premiere-performance

In 2011, ‘cloud computing’ was the buzz-worthy phrase of the year, with ‘Big Data’ following suit in 2012. As we approach the second half of 2013, it’s clear that software-defined networks (SDNs) have stolen the spotlight as the year’s most successful prominent advancement. However, ‘cloud computing’ and ‘Big Data’ shouldn’t be cast off as prior years’ media darlings just yet, …

On the Road Again! CloudSigma Wraps Up April U.S. Events Tour

At trade shows, one of the most common questions people get asked is where they live. Well, for CloudSigma this month, the best answer may be “on an airplane!” April was jam-packed with events as our executive team traveled all over the U.S., speaking at some of the most influential conferences and networking with the biggest thought leaders in the …

Europe’s giant science cloud: give people data and good things happen

Big Science in Europe has been busy and here at CloudSigma we’ve been heavily involved in helping to build a federated cloud platform that can address the needs of Big Science. It is something I’m personally very excited about as it holds then potential to unleash large-scale computing for some of the world’s thorniest problems including genetic research, climate change, …

Recent GigaOM Webinar: Hybrid Clouds, Cloud Security and Blending Customer Requirements

Last month, our CEO Robert Jenkins joined other industry thought leaders, including Paul Miller, Jo Maitland and Dana Gardner, in the GigaOM webinar: How to make Big Data Work in the Cloud. As Big Data and cloud go hand-in-hand and are often discussed simultaneously, the four panelists had a lot to cover, including hybrid clouds, cloud security and the importance …

Join CloudSigma at Cloud Expo Europe 2013 to Discuss Big Data and the Cloud

With 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created every day, it’s not surprising companies are worried about the advanced computer infrastructure required to handle their data-intensive workloads. Such infrastructure is not only expensive, but also difficult to maintain. Luckily, the answer to this concern may lie in today’s most innovative technology environment: cloud computing. By taking advantage of powerful cloud computing …