|Cisco Shifts from the Cloud to a Fog
Move over, cloud computing -- Cisco is launching "fog computing." The term is used to describe a distributed infrastructure of application processing to handle the emerging Internet of Things.
|IO Launches Open-Source IO.Cloud
There's another cloud out there. Modular data center provider IO Data Centers is launching an OpenStack-based cloud service, called IO.Cloud, to run on Open Compute servers.
|AWS Unveils Data Warehouse Service
Amazon Web Services has launched faster, lower-cost data storage within its Redshift warehouse service, using solid-state drive nodes. These Dense Compute nodes are designed to easily scale up.
|Lessons Learned in Dropbox Outage
The sky didn't fall but the cloud was dark as Dropbox suffered service disruptions, angering users of its online storage service. The two-day problems began Friday, when an upgrade went awry.