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Software-Defined Networks In The Cloud – Flexibility and Isolation Are Here

This week Rackspace announced Layer 2 network isolation availability via Openstack and vSwitch technology.   No doubt, cloud computing is maturing to a level where mass adoption begins to accelerate. When ProfitBricks set out to revolutionize IaaS, the network was at the core of our innovation. Our guiding principle was “if you can do it in a network patch panel in […]

Battle for the Charles

On November 9th, teams of active and empowered entrepreneurs in both Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts will go head-to-head with their best new ideas and concepts, followed by a 54-hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation, culminating in a showdown on Sunday, November 11th, when one team will reign supreme at Startup Weekend! Startup Weekend is a […]

Software as a Service: It’s not “if”, but “when”

SalesForce.Com. Gmail. Marketo. Software as a Service (SaaS) is having a major impact on the business world. Despite all the buzz, most of the focus to date has been focused on technology. However, in reality, SaaS is simply a different business model to deliver that technology. So what exactly is SaaS? SaaS, or “on-demand software”, is a software delivery model […]

ProfitBricks is Proud Member of the Cloud Advisory Council

The Cloud Advisory Council is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to develop the next generation cloud architecture, to provide cloud designers and technology managers with the tools needed to enable cloud-based computing, to strengthen the qualification and integration of cloud solutions, and to provide the industry with best practices. The Cloud Advisory Council is an industry collaboration of original […]

Why Performance Should Be Your 5th Factor in Cloud Computing IaaS Evaluation

ProfitBricks InfiBand Mesh Technology

Micro versus Macro Memory. CPU Cores. Storage. Bandwidth. With so many people jumping into the cloud and getting lost in the details, it is easy to overlook the “big picture.” As important, if not more important than all of the specific feature set offered by a particular provider, is how well everything works together with the network platform.  There is […]

Interop 2012 New York — The Big News of “Big Data”

Google and Big Data - Trivia

As you would expect, while Interop New York 2012 was heavily rooted in traditional IT networking, there was a lot of buzz surrounding the advent of cloud computing. Traditional network gear manufacturers were all displaying their cloud-ready boxes next to IaaS providers like ProfitBricks. The Growing Ground-Swell of “Big Data” While everyone was talking about the cloud, the growing ground-swell […]

Why Game Developers Are Leveraging Cloud Computing Iaas

IT network infrastructure is the lifeline of game developers, both online and offline. Interruptions from outages, network lag and scalability issues caused by unpredictable usage patterns can turn a really good day into “gloom and doom.” According to DFC Intelligence, online gaming revenue is estimated to grow from $52 billion in 2012 to $70 billion in 2017. This incredible growth […]

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