Private cloud services provider, OBT, has deployed a Melbourne node which it says will provide cloud services continuity, offering additional disaster recovery, high availability and failover services with the addition of the new point of presence in Melbourne.
Australian hosting and cloud services provider, 6YS, has deployed Brocade’s ethernet fabric and routing infrastructure as a foundation for what it says is the rapid growth of its Ironpoint Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering.
PeakColo, an enterprise-class IaaS cloud service provider for channel partners, has partnered with data center services provider NYI, to expand its VMware (NYSE: VMW) vCloud-based services platform into the New York and New Jersey metropolitan area.
PeakColo’s channel partners white label its cloud services as their own, enabling them to sell under their own brand at minimal expense and making it
Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: Cloud ComputingGlobal cloud and IT services provider Rackspace will offer local organisations the opportunity to use an Australian hosted version of its services from the end of the year – but warned would-be clients to expect to pay more because of high local bandwidth fees.
Instead of building their own data centers, most VARs will ultimately become cloud brokers for big cloud services providers (CSPs) like Amazon Web Services, Google Apps, Microsoft Office 365 and/or Rackspace. But will one top CSP rule them all? Take our poll.
Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: Cloud ServicesAny lingering scepticism about cloud computing has evaporated with almost six out of ten local organisations now using cloud services in some form or another, and almost two out of three organisations recognising that to ignore cloud services is to risk competitive disadvantage.