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AWS Responds with Price Cuts: Google vs AWS Pricing Round 2

As we predicted in our blog yesterday, AWS has come back swinging at Google’s cloud price cuts. This is good news for cloud customers as compute resources continue to get cheaper. At this rate, it’s going to get pretty difficult for CIOs and CFOs to justify building their own data centers.Read more

Google Slashes Cloud Prices: Google vs AWS Price Comparison

Today Google threw down the gauntlet to challenge AWS public cloud supremacy by announcing significant price reductions across its Google Cloud Platform. Even more significantly, Google announced new sustained-use pricing for compute services that will offer a simpler and more flexible approach as compared to the complexity of reserved instance pricing from AWS.Read more

Cloud Price Reductions: A Definitive Analysis of 2013 Trends

Posted by Bret Clement   Ι   March 21, 2014 0 comments
As organizations flock to cloud services — and cloud providers battle for market share — public cloud prices in 2013 continued on a steady downward trend. RightScale analyzed price reductions from four leading public cloud providers in 2013 (AWS, Rackspace, Google Compute Engine, and Azure) and found that the pace of price reductions continued to accelerate.Read more

Now Available: RightScale Cloud Analytics in Public Beta

Getting a handle on your cloud costs can be difficult whether you are using public clouds, private clouds, or virtualized environments. RightScale knows this from seven years of personal experience running on the cloud as our infrastructure and costs continue to grow. We found that our customers were facing the same issues, so we decided to create RightScale Cloud Analytics.Read more

Google Compute Engine Live Migration Passes the Test

Posted by Brian Adler   Ι   December 12, 2013 0 comments
Last week Google announced the general availability of its Google Compute Engine cloud service, including new live migration technology that enables your virtual machines to keep running while Google performs upgrades to its physical infrastructure. We put the live migration feature to the test with not-surprising results.Read more

Introducing RightScale Cloud Appliance for vSphere

Posted by Utpal Thakrar   Ι   December 10, 2013 1 comment
RightScale Cloud Appliance for vSphere provides a simple, lightweight option for cloudification of vSphere environments. It presents a compute cloud API on top of VMware vSphere and adds several critical cloud capabilities so that a vSphere environment can be managed as if it were an on-premise private cloud.Read more
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