Category Archives: News & Announcements


Openstack And The Future of Enterprise Private Cloud – Impressions, notes and thoughts from OpenStack Summit 2014

The OpenStack Summit in Atlanta last week was quite intense. It focused this year on bringing developers and users together. The fact OpenStack is already strongly backed by an impressive amount of both big and small companies indicates a strong momentum for OpenStack to become the standard for the enterprise private cloud and marks a shift… Continue reading >

Hot Cloud Tips Not To Be Missed from AWS re:Invent

We had an amazing time meeting so many in the cloud community last week at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas. Unsurprisingly, by day three, we were pretty fine-tuned with the burning issues that people wanted to hear about. In case you missed us, here’s a recap:   1. Cloud ROI is becoming an enterprise ‘hot button’… Continue reading >

Four Must-attend Sessions This Year at AWS re:Invent

Once again, the AWS community is gathering in Las Vegas to celebrate all things cloud. Cloudyn will be exhibiting for the first time and the team is looking forward to meeting face-to-face and take it offline with customers and partners. What Happens at Re:Invent Stays in Vegas The Cloudyn team will be talking and demo-ing… Continue reading >

EC2 Light Reservations ≠ Light Utilization

When I discuss Amazon’s EC2 Reserved Instances with customers, invariably there is some confusion regarding how pricing and utilization all works out. Understanding these points is a crucial step in realizing the full benefits of public cloud cost-efficiency. So even if you are an AWS expert, please share this post with folks that might benefit… Continue reading >

Cloud Sinners and Saints – A CIO Confessional

In most areas of life, but particularly in business, we love comparing our good (and not-so-good) deeds with those of our peers. This benchmarking enables us to ensure our performance meets industry standards while identifying areas for growth. For those of you using the Amazon cloud, our webcast replay will be an excellent opportunity to… Continue reading >

Stay On Top of Expiring EC2 Reservations

Imagine your AWS EC2 RI reservations are about to expire. Wouldn’t it be great to be reminded so you can keep your Amazon EC2 pricing down while running a smooth and cost effective Cloud deployment ? We thought so too and armed with some insightful customer feedback, we recently introduced our newest alert. This particular… Continue reading >

How Salesforce Optimizes their AWS Cloud Consumption

A few weeks back we hosted a Silicon Vally Cloud Computing Meetup with Scalr and Quixey. A the event, Nate Lindstrom, Director of Network Operations at Salesforce spoke about best practices for managing cloud deployment such as cloud performance and cost optimization, security, scaling, tracking assets and much more. Check out his presentation here: Leveraging… Continue reading >