In the Know: Top 5 Must-Read Cloud Stories, July 2
Every morning Talkin' Cloud pulls out five must-read cloud computing stories from the news cycle for its readers to review in the morning.
Every morning Talkin’ Cloud pulls out five must-read cloud computing stories from the news cycle for its readers to review. Today’s column features DigitalOcean, SolidFire and Acer.
Some of these stories have been gathered from Talkin’ Cloud’s article database or that of its sister sites, while others have been collected from elsewhere on the Internet. If we missed something, feel free to leave a comment below. We love to know what headlines are grabbing your attention.
Here’s today’s list of must-read cloud computing stories.
DigitalOcean is raising $83 million to take on Amazon Web Services. Business Insider is hearing that DigitalOcean has closed a Series B funding round, reportedly worth $83 million. The infrastructure as a service provider has already raised a $37 million Series A round led by Andreessen Horowitz last year.
Engine Yard Unfurls Deis PaaS for Docker on AWS. Engine Yard has made its PaaS for building and deploying applications based on Docker containers available on Amazon Web Services. Engine Yard CTO Gabe Monroy told Talkin’ Cloud that Deis is the only PaaS environment built completely on Docker.
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SolidFire Rewards Master Cloud Builders. SolidFire has revamped the tiers in its Cloud Builder program to reward partners that focus on virtualization, agile infrastructure and OpenStack. The company also created a Master Cloud Builder specialization that recognizes partners that develop their skills across all three areas.
Google Launches iOS and Android Apps to Help Developers Manage their Cloud Platform Resources on the Go. Google Cloud Platform developers can manage their Google App Engine and Compute Engine-based apps from an iOS or Android mobile app, called the Google Cloud Console.
Acer in talks to provide corporate cloud storage service. Acer is in talks with several Taiwanese companies, exploring the possibility of supplying them with cloud storage solutions that it has developed with Taiwan-based Hope Bay Technologies.