Archive for July, 2009

 

Webinar: Grid Dynamics & GoGrid: “Application Testing on Public Clouds”

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009 by

Tomorrow, July 23rd, GoGrid and partner Grid Dynamics will offer a webinar titled “Application Testing on Public Clouds“. If you are an IT Director, CIO, QA Manager, Project or Program Manager, or Test Environment Manager, or simply are interested understanding how to use Cloud Computing within your organization for application testing, you are encouraged to register and attend this free webinar.

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Date & Time:

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009 from 11:00 am until 11:30 am PDT

Details:

Cloud computing is one of the loudest buzzwords in the IT industry today. This disruptive phenomenon marks the latest paradigm shift in IT. Offering benefits such as reduction in cost of ownership and location independence, cloud computing is dramatically affecting every aspect of the modern enterprise. Gartner is predicting that 80% of Fortune 1000 companies will be using cloud computing services by 2012.

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Webinar: Continuent & GoGrid – Database Availability and Scalability in the Cloud Made Simple

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009 by

On Thursday, August 6th, GoGrid and Continuent will be hosting a webinar titled: “Tungsten Cloud Edition – Database Availability and Scalability in the Cloud Made Simple“.

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Continuent and GoGrid offer unparallel database availability and scalability in the cloud. In this live webinar, you’ll learn about the hybrid infrastructure of cloud computing and managed servers for hosting and scaling dynamic web applications.

Learn how to:

  • Connect your cloud web and application servers with customized dedicated database servers and take advantage of the elasticity of cloud for spikes in web traffic while getting the high I/O performance of dedicated servers.
  • Load balance to increase system performance and redundancy so that you can seamlessly handle spikes in traffic while achieving around-the-clock availability.
  • Improve overall high scalability, redundancy, performance and reliability
  • Meet on-demand server needs
  • Achieve low maintenance & support costs and no capital expenditures.

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Press Release: SOASTA Announces Cloud-based Performance Certification Program for Websites and Applications

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 by

Interested in “Cloud Testing for Real World Performance?” SOASTA is poised to become the leading provider of cloud testing of web applications. Their new CloudTest On-Demand service helps customers and businesses ensure optimal performance and end-user experience.

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Today, SOASTA issued a Press Release covering this new Certification Program which allows companies to certify that their applications and websites “have been tested and meet or exceed industry benchmarks for performance at peak levels of user traffic.” GoGrid is proud to be among the industry leaders supporting this certification program.

The full release is available at the SOASTA site as well as below:

SOASTA Announces Cloud-based Performance Certification Program for Websites and Applications

Diverse group of companies support the creation of a certification process to build confidence in website performance and reliability

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Press Release: Novell to Demonstrate Cloud Security Service at Burton Group Catalyst Conference

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 by

Today, Novell issued a Press Release which discusses how Cloud Providers, like GoGrid, will enable customized security environments within their infrastructure using Novell technology. GoGrid is excited to be one of the participants in the initiative.

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The full Press Release is located on the Novell site and is posted below:

Novell to Demonstrate Cloud Security Service at Burton Group Catalyst Conference

WALTHAM, Mass.
21 Jul 2009

Leveraging extensive cloud-related patent portfolio, Novell will enable cloud providers to offer customized security to their enterprise customers

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Press Release: GoGrid Placed in Visionaries “Magic Quadrant”

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009 by

Today we had some very exciting news. GoGrid has been positioned in Gartner’s Visionaries Quadrant for Web Hosting and Hosted Cloud System Infrastructure Services (On Demand) in the Magic Quadrant.

About the Magic Quadrant
The Gartner Magic Quadrant is copyrighted July 2009 by Gartner, Inc., and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the “Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

For a limited time, the full Gartner Magic Quadrant study is available on the GoGrid home page. Simply look for this graphic and click through for the full report:

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The report is only available until October 7th, 2009 so get it now!

The press release is available online and the full text is provided below:

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