5 Cloud Computing Stories MSPs Need to Know About, Week of July 10
MSPmentor has compiled a list of the top cloud computing stories that managed service providers (MSPs) need to know about for the week of July 10.
AWS is making it easier for public cloud users to better define their auto scaling policies. The cloud computing giant has added new scaling policies with steps. “You can now define a scaling policy that will respond to the magnitude of the alarm breach in a proportionate and appropriate way,” AWS Chief Evangelist Jeff Barr wrote in a blog post.
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IBM Cloud is enabling companies to build supercomputing clusters without having to expand their existing technology infrastructure. The company is now offering NVIDIA Tesla K80 dual-GPU accelerators on bare metal cloud servers to bring “high-speed performance to the SoftLayer cloud infrastructure.”
Acronis has unveiled a cloud platform “that transforms the way data protection is delivered to end user customers by service providers, resellers and distributors,” according to the company. The new release, the Acronis Data Protection Platform, includes data protection solutions for backup and disaster recovery (BDR) and file sync and share.
SilverSun has completed its acquisition ProductiveTech, a New Jersey-based MSP that offers cloud services to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Mark Meller, SilverSun’s CEO, said the acquisition enables his company to extend its reach and add technical resources.
BDR service provider KeepItSafe has released KeepItSafe Cloud2Cloud, which enables channel partners to back up customers’ cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. The company said KeepItSafe Cloud2Cloud provides customers with the same level of data recovery and backup for data stored in the cloud as it does for on-premise data.