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Allconnect, a national leader in connecting consumers with essential home services, has built its entire business platform on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. Allconnect found that cloud computing allows the company to expand with more flexibility, while significantly reducing capital expenditures. “When we began building a new platform, we realized we could avoid a large upfront capital expenditure and easily scale up or down by using AWS. Using the cloud also increased our speed-to-market,” said Mark Miller, CEO, Allconnect. “We’re excited to see organizations like Allconnect adopting the AWS cloud and benefiting from its flexibility, scalability and low costs,” said Matt Wood, General Manager, Data Science at Amazon Web Services, Inc. “AWS is focused on innovating on behalf of our customers and we continue to deliver new features and services to further ena... (more)

Cloud 360: The Multi-Cloud Bootcamp at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley

Cloud 360: The Multi-Cloud Bootcamp Early Bird Savings here SYS-CON Events announced today the Cloud 360: Multi-Cloud Bootcamp, being held Nov 4-5, 2014, in conjunction with 15th Cloud Expo in Santa Clara, CA, delivers a real-world demonstration of how to deploy and configure a scalable and available web application on all three platforms. The Cloud 360 Bootcamp, led by Janakiram MSV, an analyst with Gigaom Research, is the first bootcamp that introduces the core concepts of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) based on the workings of the Big Three platforms - Amazon EC2, Google Co... (more)

AppDynamics Closes $120 Million in Growth Financing to Accelerate Platform and Sales Expansion

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/22/14 -- "Application Intelligence" - Significant Platform and Category Expansion Beyond Application Performance Management (APM) Company Continues Hyper-Growth Worldwide With Triple Digit Annual Growth AppDynamics, the leader in Application Intelligence, today announced it has secured $120 million in growth financing led by new investors Battery Ventures, ClearBridge Investments and Sands Capital. All four existing investors Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Institutional Venture Partners... (more)

Datapipe’s Cloud Analytics for AWS Recognized with 2014 Cloud Computing Excellence Award

Datapipe, a global provider of managed hosting and cloud services, today announced that the Datapipe Cloud Analytics for Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform has been recognized with a 2014 Cloud Computing Excellence Award. The award honors companies who have effectively leveraged cloud computing capabilities while bringing forth new, innovative offerings to market. An advanced managed service offering, Datapipe Cloud Analytics for AWS utilizes data-mining and intelligence tools to track AWS patterns, providing in-depth analysis of areas such as usage, spending, security and govern... (more)

Gartner positions Attenda in the Challengers Quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Europe

London - July 21, 2014 - Attenda Limited, the Business Critical IT company, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner Inc., in the Challengers quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Europe, 2014. Gartner describes this new Magic Quadrant as: "Cloud-enabled managed hosting brings cloudlike consumption and provisioning attributes to the traditional managed hosting market in Europe. This is a new evolution of a mature market, with a wide variety of vendor offerings and capabilities, so infrastructure managers must choose with care." A... (more)