Latest Ubuntu Server Edition makes cloud deployment easier

Canonical today announced the upcoming availability of Ubuntu 10.10 Server Edition for download on Sunday, October 10 -- making it easier to configure, update and run both in development and deployment environments of public clouds.

PathView Cloud Recognized for Best Use of Cloud Delivery

Apparent Networks, a leading provider of network performance assessment and monitoring solutions, today announced that PathView Cloud, its cloud-based remote performance management solution was awarded “Best Use of Cloud Delivery” by the Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) Radar.

Hyper9 Announces Cloud Cost Estimator for Virtual Environments

Hyper9, Inc., the enterprise-class virtualization management company, today announced its latest product release focused on bringing greater transparency to the “black box” of virtualization initiatives. The solution features a Cloud Cost Estimator Lens, a customizable dashboard that uses data and analytics to estimate how much it would cost to run a company’s virtual machines on Amazon EC2.

Terrapin Solutions Partners With The Planet to Offer Cloud Services

The Planet, the global hosting leader, today announced that Terrapin Solutions, a Cloud Services Master Agency, is the company’s newest Charter Referral Partner, and joins its select portfolio of top-tier referral agents within the Partner Plus program.

Maximizing Server Utilization with Librato’s Silverline in the GoGrid Cloud

Instantly Deploy Servers with GoGrid Partner Images Preconfigured for Spare Cycle Harvesting, Application Monitoring and Event Triggers. Librato®, Inc., a leading provider of software solutions that maximize the utilization of cloud and data center resources, today announced the availability of Silverline service on GoGrid’s cloud hosting infrastructure.

The Cloud Security Basics

Cloud computing is one of the most-discussed topics among IT professionals today. And not too long into any conversation about the most highly touted cloud models, software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS) or platform as a service (PaaS)--the talk often turns to cloud security.

BlueLock Deploys Unified Monitoring to Scale Cloud Deployment and Management

Nimsoft, a business unit of CA Technologies, today announced that BlueLock has deployed the Nimsoft Monitoring Solution (NMS) across its infrastructure, which supports the delivery of a diverse range of cloud hosting offerings to enterprise and SMB customers.

Committee to Advance Identity Standards for Cloud Computing

The international consortium, OASIS, has formed a new group to address the serious security challenges posed by identity management in cloud computing. The new OASIS Identity in the Cloud (IDCloud) Technical Committee will identify gaps in existing identity management standards and investigate the need for profiles to achieve interoperability within current standards.

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