One of Australia's main financial regulators has issued a blunt general warning to the entire financial services sector regarding cloud computing services, warning that the "innocuous" nature of such services could mask hidden concerns about offshoring.
Pi.pe, the file transfer and synchronization service which emerged from San Francisco-based Pixelpipe, has previously served as one of the only serious utilities to move photos and other media files between all the various cloud services. Since its launch a little over a year ago, Pi.pe’s focus has been primarily on backup and sharing.
As part of the growth of its cloud and managed services business, Australian managed services company, Brennan IT, has selected data centre services company, Equinix, for the ongoing expansion of its cloud infrastructure and services platform.
We are currently using Rackspace Cloud Sites for hosting a lot of company-related websites. Because of shortcomings with the service (stuff like no SSH access...), we are considering moving to another hosting service.
We are going to be evaluating Amazon Web Services and other options. For AWS, there seem to be a TON of different options for instances sizes and services.
Solution provider Dimension Data has added Cisco’s (CSCO) Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS) to its lineup of cloud-based unified communications (UC) services, in a move the company said fleshes out its portfolio of public, private and hybrid cloud services and sparks its strategy to help customers migrate to the cloud.