RightScale Expands In Santa Barbara

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Santa Barbara-based RightScale , the developer of cloud computing software, is expanding its space in Santa Barbara, according to a report. The Pacific Coast Business Times reports that the firm is taking over 26,000 square feet on Gutierrez Street in Santa Barbara, as the firm has grown to over 150 employees worldwide. RightScale's software is used to manage the deployment of private and public cloud software.

TMP Talks: Michael Crandell on Cloud Computing

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Below is a talk on Cloud Computing from the University of California Santa Barbara’s Technology Management Program, by Michael Crandell. I think you will be surprised by what the CEO of this industry-leading cloud computing has to say about the future of the Cloud.

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Eucalyptus Launches Bay Area Test Lab

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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.

Eucalpytus Taps Red Hat For Community VP

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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.

Eucalyptus Inks Deal With Amazon

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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

RightScale Links With Korean ISP

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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

Four of Southern California's Cloud Computing Startups

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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 Systems Raises $30M

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Santa Barbara-based Eucalyptus Systems , the cloud computing software developer headed by Marten Mickos , has raised $30M in a Series C round of funding, the firm announced this morning. Eucalpytus develops cloud deployment software, which is used to create either private cloud or hybrid cloud deployments. eucalyptus systems venture capital cloud computing iaas software

Eucalyptus Opens New European HQ

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Santa Barbara-based Eucalyptus Systems , the developer of cloud deployment software, has expanded in Europe, opening up a new office in London. eucalyptus europe expansion cloud computing softwareAccording to Eucalyptus Systems, the new office will be headed by Paul Holt, who will serve as Vice President of EMEA Sales. Eucalpytus says the new corporate office comes on top of its India and China offices, which it opened earlier this year.

Eucalyptus Revs Software, Targets Enterprise Deployment

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Santa Barbara-based cloud computing software maker Eucalyptus Systems , which is run by Marten Mickos, said Tuesday that it has launched a new version of its products, which includes a number of enterprise deployment features. The firm said the new product includes a feature to provide users with a self-service way to get up an running with the Eucalyptus IaaS cloud in under 20 minutes. eucalyptus cloud computing software open source

RightScale Gets $25M For Cloud Computing Software

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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. RightScale's software allows enterprises to manage deployment of both public and private clouds. Tags: private management software capital venture computing cloud rightscale

CALIENT Technologies Raises $19.4M

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Santa Barbara-based CALIENT Technologies , a developer of photonic switching equipment, said this morning that it has raised $19.4M Calient said its new funding will go towards expanding its products to the data center and cloud computing markets.

RightScale Launches Hybrid, Private Cloud Management Software

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Santa Barbara-based RightScale , the cloud computing firm backed by Tenaya Capital, DAG Ventures, Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures, and Presidio Ventures, said Tuesdya that it has launched a new product called RightScale myCloud. The firm said the new myCloud product provides a framework to allow organizations to test and develop private clouds, for free. rightscale hybrid private cloud management software saas zynga eucalyptus

Eucalyptus, RightScale Get Joint Customer

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Santa Barbara-based cloud deployment firms Eucalyptus Systems and RightScale have signed a joint customer, the firms said Tuesday. are using a combined solution from the companies, to launch and manage their own private and hybrid clouds. eucalyptus rightscale cloud computing hybrid privateThe two said that InterContinental Hotels Group and Beijing UnGeo Information Technology Co.,

Eucalyptus Upgrades Cloud Software

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Santa Barbara-based Eucalyptus has upgraded its cloud computing software, saying last week that it has released Eucalyptus 3, its third generation infrastructure-as-a-service software for cloud computing. The software is aimed at enterprises, who want to maintain private and hybrid clouds. eucalyptus cloud computing paas iaas saas software management hybrid enterprise

Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California's Up-and-Comers

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Daryl Bernstein , RightSignature (Santa Barbara, software). James Borow and Clark Landry (shared position), SHIFT (Los Angeles, Santa Monica, advertising). Sam Friedman , ParkMe (Santa Monica, mobile apps). Aaron Hirschhorn , DogVacay (Santa Monica, marketplace).

RightScale Lands $15.6M More

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Santa Barbara-based RightScale , the developer of cloud computing management software headed by Michael Crandell, has raised $15.6M RightScale's software is used by companies to monitor, deploy, and manage their cloud applications, including both public and private clouds. rightscale venture capital cloud saas monitoring management software

Eucalyptus Systems Opens Lab In Shanghai

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Santa Barbara-based cloud computing software firm Eucalyptus is opening up a new, joint R&D lab in Shanghai, China, after inking a strategic partnership with a Chinese company. Eucalyptus said that CETC32 will use its solutions to implement cloud computing deployments in China, with the new local lab focused on accelerating local research and development. paas iaas expansion computing cloud china shanghai systems eucalyptus

Eucalyptus Systems Opens China Office

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Santa Barbara-based Eucalyptus Systems , the developer of cloud computing management software, said Wednesday that it has opened up a new office in Beijing, China. software management computing cloud source open expansion china systems eucalyptusEucalyptus, which is headed by former MySQL CEO Marten Mickos, is venture backed by New Enterprise Associates, Benchmark Capital, and BV Capital.

Opening The Cloud: Marten Mickos, CEO of Eucalyptus Systems

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I recently spoke with Marten Mickos, the former CEO of MySQL and current CEO of Eucalyptus Systems , the leader in private cloud platforms. Eucalyptus’ underlying technology was developed at UC Santa Barbara. We are the cloud platform, so we form the cloud for you.

Eucalyptus Sets New CFO

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Santa Barbara-based Eucalyptus , the developer of cloud computing software which is backed by Benchmark Capital, BV Capital, and New Enterprise Associates, said Thursday that it has named Ning Wang as its Chief Financial Officer. Eucalyptus develops software to help companies deploy on the public, private, and hybrid cloud. eucalyptus open source cloud deployment software executive

Interview: Thorsten von Eicken of RightScale

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Messenger : Thorsten von Eicken , RightScale’s Co-Founder and CTO, Chief Architect at Citrix Online (formerly Expertcity) and Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University and UC Santa Barbara. Let me answer ‘why computing needs RightScale.’

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RightScale Expands In Australia

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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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Ten Startup Tips From Amazon Founder, Jeff Bezos

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I review these tenets with my entrepreneurial students at UC Santa Barbara at the beginning of each quarter to reinforce many of the key topics we will cover in the following weeks.

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Eucalyptus Deploys In India With Ingram Micro

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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.

Eucalyptus: The Next Billion Dollar Open Source Firm?

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A new article this morning from ReadWriteWeb has identified Santa Barbara-based cloud computing software firm Eucalyptus has one of the open source software companies most likely to become the next, $1 billion company (in annual revenues). eucalyptus cloud computing software open source

Eucalyptus Systems Lands $5.5M

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Santa Barbara-based Eucalyptus Systems , a developer of software for managing cloud computing infrastructure, has scored $5.5M Eucalyptus is developing open source software for managing deployment on cloud computing infrastructure such as Amazon AWS; the software is a spinout of the University of California, Santa Barbara. Tags: eucalyptus systems software cloud computing venture capital ucsb

Eucalyptus Ties With Partners

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Santa Barbara-based Eucalyptus , the UCSB spinout which is developing cloud computing software, said today that the firm has linked into a number of partners, including AppScale, Canonical, CohesiveRT, RightScale, rPath, and Ylastic. Eucalyptus develops software which can be used to implement cloud computing within companies. The firm's software is API compatible with Amazon AWS, the public cloud computing offering from Amazon.

Eucalyptus Debuts New GUI, Features

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Santa Barbara-based Eucalytus , the cloud management software developer headed by Marten Mickos, released a new version of its software Monday, saying that it has added a number of new features including a new graphical user interface. software adds simplified cloud administration, reporting, better features for managing storage, and more. eucalyptus cloud computing software open source

RightScale Adds New Customers

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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.

RightScale Partners With Content Management Firm

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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

RightScale Links With WaveMaker

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Santa Barbara-based RightScale disclosed today that the firm has linked with WaveMaker Software, a developer of a framework for deploying web applications. WaveMaker and RightScale said that the two will integrate their products, allowing users who develop apps on WaveMaker to deploy them through RightScale's Cloud Management Platform. Tags: rightscale wavemaker cloud computing saas software

Eucalyptus Updates Cloud Software

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Santa Barbara-based Eucalpytus Systems , the venture funded startup developing open source, private cloud management software, said Thursday that it has released its first major update of its software. Eucalpytus is venture backed by Benchmark Capital and BV Capital, and is a spinout of UC Santa Barbara. Tags: eucalyptus systems cloud computing softare