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, …

The IT professionals road map for navigating the cloud revolution

According to Gartner, total IT spending for public Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) will total $72bn between 2012 and 2016 with a CAGR of 42%. Given the current market size this means companies will be moving the majority of that $72bn INTO public cloud services in the coming years. Although the market for server capacity is clearly growing strongly across all delivery mechanisms, …

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

Last month, our CEO Robert Jenkin 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 …

Cloud Utilisation Management

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 management 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? An …

VNC access

CloudSigma goes live with world’s first full in-browser VNC access to its cloud servers

Zürich, Tuesday 31 August 2010 CloudSigma AG, a leading European provider of cloud servers is happy to announce the launch of the world’s first in-browser VNC client. By combining a number of technological innovations such as HTML5 with its own proprietary processes, the company has been able to deploy in-browser VNC access making management and control of its cloud servers …