5 Cloud Computing Stories MSPs Need to Know About, Week of Aug. 14
MSPmentor has compiled a list of the top cloud computing stories that managed service providers (MSPs) need to know about for the week of Aug. 14.
Google Cloud Platform‘s Dataflow and Pub/Sub are now available, according to ZDNet. Dataflow offers users a big data managed service to analyze large data sets, while Pub/Sub “is designed to provide reliable, many-to-many, asynchronous messaging between applications,” according to Google.
Rackspace is developing an Amazon Web Services (AWS) product. Taylor Rhodes, Rackspace’s CEO, said his company expects to release managed AWS services later this year.
Barracuda has released its CudaDrive cloud file service. CudaDrive enables businesses to store, share and access files stored in the Barracuda cloud from any location, Barracuda said, and includes user data protection for endpoints.
Ingram Micro has added IBM Cloud infrastructure to its Cloud Marketplace. Going forward, Ingram Micro partners can utilize IBM Cloud infrastructure via SoftLayer, IBM’s cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider, to create and deploy cloud delivery models for their customers.
A new XO study revealed that the number of enterprises that will connect their corporate networks to two or more cloud services providers (CSPs) could triple within the next two years. In addition, the study showed that most enterprises expect to increase their use from an average of two CSPs to four within the next two years.