The assumption made by many who follow cloud computing is that Amazon has changed the game with unmatched pricing and service offerings. However, Mosso today released a study that questions how true that is for storage and CDN.
The company's Hosting Cloud service now sports a revised control panel and a new behind-the-scenes provisioning system.
The unit of Rackspace Hosting plans to make its storage service, called CloudFS, available in a widespread public beta test sometime later this year.
Hyperic is helping Mosso to get a consistent view of its extensive IT assets.
The start-up's approach builds on standardized software stacks, and the company scales up available hardware resources as needed automatically.
Shares of the San Antonio, Texas-based hosting company fall 20 percent on its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
Company provides graphical user interface-based control panel to cloud computing, as well as access to Windows services. It's pitch: We're cheaper. And easier.
Bungee Labs will offer its application developers the option to host their applications on the Bungee Grid or Amazon EC2, and via a new application server on their own hosting infrastructure.
New hosting companies that target start-ups could bring cloud computing into businesses as a data center replacement, research firm Forrester says.
Open-sourcing its Cloud Servers and Cloud Files APIs gives Rackspace a useful point of differentiation from Amazon Web Services.