Category Archives: Cloud Computing

AT&T Launches Global ‘Next-Generation’ Utility Computing Service

AT&T announced the global launch of AT&T Synaptic Hosting(SM), its next-generation utility computing service with managed networking, security and storage for businesses. More information on the Synaptic Hosting Service can be found on their website. It is good to see more companies jumping into Cloud Computing.  Competition and variety of services is a good thing.

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Amazon EC2 High-CPU Instances Available

Amazon announces that they are making another type of EC2 instances available. These instances have proportionally more CPU resources than RAM (compared to our Standard Instances) and are well suited for compute-intensive applications such as rendering, search indexing, and computational analysis. These new instances include High-CPU Medium and Extra Large Instances – the Extra Large […]

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Google Apps: Pricing, Open Signups and 2 new APIs Announced

Today Google announced they have opened up Google Apps so that anyone can signup.  They also released the planned pricing for people who exceed the free quota.  However, they are not yet offering the ability for developers to purchase additional resources. $0.10 – $0.12 per CPU core-hour $0.15 – $0.18 per GB-month of storage $0.11 […]

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