3Tera Upgrades Cloud Computing Software


Aliso Viejo-based 3Tera , a developer of cloud computing software and services, announced Thursday that the firm has upgraded its AppLogic cloud computing platform. Tags: 3tera cloud computing applications According to the firm, the updated platform includes automated diagnostics and self-healing features, including ability to monitor and detect hard drives issues; automatic volume repair; improved server isolation; and soft restarts of the system.

Four of Southern California's Cloud Computing Startups


One of the most active areas of interest and growth in the technology industry today is cloud computing--the use of computing resources on the Internet, to accomplish tasks that normally would have taken a server farm or local systems.

Eucalyptus, Jamcracker Link Cloud Computing Software


Santa Barbara-based Eucalyptus , which develops cloud computing management software, and Jamcracker , a developer of software for provisioning public and private cloud services, said today that the two firms have integrated their software. According to the companies, the integration allows enterprises to self-provision private and hybrid clouds. Tags: eucalyptus jamcracker cloud computing software

RightScale Gets $25M For Cloud Computing Software


Santa Barbara-based RightScale , a developer of cloud computing management software, announced this morning that it has raised $25M in a new round of funding. According to the firm, the new funding will go towards accelerating development of its products. RightScale's software allows enterprises to manage deployment of both public and private clouds. Tags: private management software capital venture computing cloud rightscale

Google partners with Sony Pictures Imageworks to launch an open source VFX render manager

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OpenCue doesn’t handle any of the actual rendering processes but it provides all the tools to break down those different steps and then schedule and manage the different rendering jobs across large rendering farms, both local and in the cloud.

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Cloud Computing ?? What Can Cloud Do for You?

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Cloud Computing  What Can Cloud Do for You? Hear our impressive panel of experts share their insight on the benefits and risks of using cloud computing in the workplace. Despite huge advances in computing power, the world's IT infrastructure is overwhelmed by increasingly complex and huge amounts of data. So, along came "cloud computing" where processing, storage, networking and applications are accessed as services over networks, public and private.

Why Has Seed Investing Declined? And What Does this Mean for the Future?

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And this era ushered in by Amazon changed everything from the age of founders to the skill sets required to the structure of the VC industry and even to the layout of cities (yes, I would proclaim that boldly that Amazon AWS affected city development).

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Esri Partners With Alibaba On Cloud Efforts


Redlands-based Esri , the developer of geographical information systems (GIS) software and related products, has inked a collaborative agreement with Chinese Internet giant Alibaba Group , via Alibaba's cloud computing arm, Alibaba Cloud. According to the two, the deal will help customers who are seeking to implement Esri technology on Alibaba Cloud. esri alibaba china cloud computing geographical mapping data international

CloudBasic Launches Cloud Development Tools


Irvine-based startup CloudBasic is one of the startups which launched a product this week at the DEMO conference in Silicon Valley, saying that it has released the CloudBasic Application Platform, a cloud application environment targeted at Microsoft.NET developers and business users. Tags: cloudbasic cloud computing software development excel

Three Ways 5G Is More Than Just Fast Video Streaming


5G, particularly when coupled with cloud computing and artificial intelligence (A.I.), At Analog Devices (NASDAQ: ADI ), we develop high-performance semiconductor. In 2019, we will finally see commercial deployment of the much-anticipated 5G (fifth-generation) wireless network.

Neudesic Powers Rackspace Development Tool


Irvine-based Neudesic , a provider of systems integration and development for Microsoft environments, is behind the release today of a Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 plug-in by Rackspace. According to Rackspace, it has released a tool which directly plugs into Microsoft's development suite, Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, giving developers direct access to control of cloud servers at the hosting provider.

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Whiskey Coffee, Immigration, AI: MassChallenge Austin 2019 Startups


They’re startups that are developing products in a wide range of sectors, including life sciences, agriculture, and artificial intelligence.

AlwaysAI Adds $4M to Bring Deep Learning to Embedded ‘Edge’ Devices


Using algorithms to analyze those images on the devices, in turn, generally takes loads of computing power and energy—sometimes more than is feasible. AlwaysAI says it is getting ready to sell its software for enterprise developers looking to make applications that use deep learning to better process the immense amount of data from embedded devices, such as cameras, drones, wearables, and robots—and announced Tuesday it has raised $4 million to commercialize the platform.

Ford’s Autonomic Pairs With Alibaba Cloud On Mobility Hub for China


Ford’s recently acquired unit Autonomic , which co-created the automaker’s Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC), inked a deal Tuesday to partner with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing division of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.

RightScale Expands In Australia


Santa Barbara-based cloud computing software developer RightScale has expanded into Australia, the firm said last week. RightScale is a provider of software used to manage the configuration, monitoring, and other aspects of both private and public cloud computing. rightscale australia cloud computing international software

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Morphlabs Signs Colocation Firm


Manhattan Beach-based Morphlabs , the developer of cloud deployment products, announced this morning that it has partnered with Telx , a colocation and interconnection provider, to enable a hosted private cloud product. Morphlabs' products are used by data center and hosting providers to deploy and manage cloud computing instances. morphlabs morph open source cloud computing deployment software colocation

Corelogic Buys Dorado Network Systems


Dorado develops cloud computing applications for the financial services industry. corelogic dorado network systems merger acquisition cloud computing application financial

Eucalyptus Deploys In India With Ingram Micro


Santa Barbara-based cloud computing software developer Eucalyptus Systems is deploying its software to India, the firm said this week, via a new partnership with distributor Ingram Micro. Eucalpytus, which develops cloud computing software to help companies deploy their applications to Amazon Web Services and other clouds, said that Ingram Micro will offer up its software to its value added resellers in India.

From Alnylam to Zayner: Xconomy’s Top Innovation Stories of 2018


As the year winds down, we’re reflecting on the big innovation trends and developments that will carry over to next year. 2018 was a year of ups and downs for the business and technology community. It was a year of big exits—both IPOs and acquisitions—for tech and life sciences companies. Venture funding remained strong, but more money went to fewer (and later-stage) companies overall.

ServiceMesh Lands $15M


Santa Monica-based ServiceMesh , a developer of cloud computing management software, announced today that it has raised $15M in a funding round. ServiceMesh provides software to help enterprise business units self-provision cloud infrastructure and enterprise apps. servicemesh venture capital cloud computing paas iaas saas software

MorphLabs Launches New Product, Ties With Zend


Manhattan Beach-based Morphlabs , the developer of cloud computing software run by Winston Damarillo, announced this morning that it has released a "significant upgrade" to its mCloud Controller product. The firm said the release simplifies the process of building and managing internal cloud computing environments. Tags: morphlabs morph labs open source winston damarillo cloud computing software

Eucalpytus Taps Red Hat For Community VP


Santa Barbara-based cloud computing software developer Eucalyptus said Monday that it has named Greg DeKoenigsberg as Vice President of Commuinty. DeKoenigsberg was previously at Red Hat, heading up that the Fedora open source project, including serving as the first Fedora Board, chair of the the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee and Fedora Ambassadors Steering Committee, and founding the Fedora Cloud SIG, according to Eucalyptus.

Numecent Raises $2M


Irvine-based Numecent , a stealth-mode, cloud computing firm run by Osman Kent, said yesterday that it has raised $2M as part of a Series A financing round. Numecent said it is developing "cloudpaging" technology, in the area of hybrid cloud computing. numecent cloud computing venture capital stealth software hybrid

SoCal's Cloud Dreams Surface At OpenStack Summit


A conference being held this week by the OpenStack cloud software group has surfaced what looks to be a surge in cloud-based companies in Southern California, including a number of startups. southern california cloud computing openstack clouds software startup

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Eucalyptus Launches Bay Area Test Lab


Santa Barbara-based cloud computing software firm Eucalyptus has opened up a new, cloud testing lab in the Bay Area, the firm said today. The developer of cloud management and computing software said the new lab will be based at the CoreSite Bay Area data center. CoreSite said the Eucalyptus lab will provide secure, fully functional, hosted infrastructure to allow Eucalyptus' customers to validate and test their cloud applications.

Eucalyptus Inks Deal With Amazon


Santa Barbara-based Eucalpytus Systems , the developer of cloud software deployment tools, has inked a major deal today, with Amazon.com. Eucalpytus, which is venture backed by Benchmark Capital, BV Capital, and New Enterprise Associates, makes software which helps enterprise customers deploy cloud computing infrastructure. eucalyptus hybrid cloud computing amazon

Morphlabs Names CTO


Manhattan Beach-based cloud computing software developer Morphlabs said today that it has appointed Lee Thompson as its new Chief Technology Officer. morph labs morphlabs executive cloud computingThompson has previously served at DTO Solutions, as well as E*Trade Financial, where he served in roles such as Vice President and Chief Technology and Operations Manager. Thompson has also served at Hewlett Packard's Consumer Travel and Transportation business units.

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RightScale Links With Korean ISP


Santa Barbara-based RightScale , the developer of cloud computing management software, said Tuesday that it has linked with a Korean company to distribute its products in Korea. RightScale said that the Korean Internet Neutral eXchange (KINX) will resell its software for managing public, private, and hybrid clouds. rightscale korea international distribution cloud computing software paas iaas

Teradata Moving Headquarters to San Diego as Part of Consolidation


Teradata has maintained its engineering and data center research and development in the suburban San Diego community of Rancho Bernardo for more than 20 years.

THQ Taps Joyent For Infrastructure


Agoura Hills-based THQ reports today that it has selected Joyent , a provider of cloud infrastructure services, to provide it with support in the social games space. THQ said that it will use Joyent to support its turn-key development and publishing for its social gaming development teams.

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RightScale Adds New Customers


Santa Barbara-based cloud deployment software developer RightScale said Thursday that it has added three new customers, bringing its total number of software-as-a-service providers to more than 100. The firm said that Progress, Pearson Education, and Resumator are using its products to deploy and manage their software-as-a-service applications for customers in cloud environments. RightScale's products work in public, private, and hybrid cloud environments.

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Arterys, GE Healthcare to Roll Out Next-Gen MRI Scans of Heart


That’s because GE Healthcare, by tweaking its traditional MRI scanners, was capturing so much raw data on the heart that on-site hospital scanners and computers couldn’t assemble it into images that doctors could intuitively interpret.

RightScale Partners With Content Management Firm


Santa Barbara-based RightScale , a developer of cloud computing software, has linked with a London developer of enterprise content management software, Alfresco Software, the two said this week. According to the firms, they are using RightScale's software-as-a-service cloud management product to implement, manage, and scale Alfresco's open source content management software in the cloud. Tags: rightscale cloud computing software alfresco

Eucalyptus Ties With Groundwork


Santa Barbara-based Eucalyptus Systems , a provider of software for managing cloud computing, has tied with GroundWork Open Source , a developer of open source network and systems management software. According to the firms, they have partnered to provide monitoring and management of applications running in Eucalyptus private cloud environments. Tags: eucalyptus software cloud computing groundwork amazon

Morphlabs Raises $5M


Manhattan Beach-based Morphlabs , the developer of cloud computing products headed by Winston Damarillo, announced this morning that it has raised $5M in a Series C funding round. Morphlabs develops products used to manage the deployment of cloud-based infrastructure. The firm's flagship product, the mCLoud DCU, are hardware appliances which make it easy for data center providers to provide cloud-based computing to clients.