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AWS Just Made It A Whole Lot Easier For Anyone To Create A Virtual Private Cloud Showing Again How Enterprise Tech Is Obsolete

Amazon Web Services will now offer the option for everyone to have their own virtual private cloud (VPC), another sign of the company’s intent to push into the enterprise market. The service means that every customer using EC2 will see the option for a VPC as an instance type. Until now, ...

CloudFlare Was Down Due To Edge Routers Crashing, Taking Down 785,000 Websites Including 4chan, Wikileaks, Metallica.com

Security and caching service CloudFlare was down for close to an hour due to an issue with its edge routers. It’s now back up and running. As the service adds a layer between 785,000 websites and their users in order to speed up traffic and prevent DDoS attacks and other ...

Evernote Looks For Int’l Growth, Inks Strategic Partnership With Deutsche Telekom, Starting With 1-Year Premium Accounts In Germany

Evernote, the popular note taking and personal organizer app, today took another step in its strategy to ramp up its international presence, with news that it has inked a strategic partnership with Deutsche Telekom, the German carrier that also owns T-Mobile. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed — ...

AppDynamics Adds New Way To Fix Application Problems Without Having To Do It Manually

AppDynamics has added a new capability to solve application issues without manual intervention. With the new “Application Run Book Automation” offering, the customer pre-defines the conditions for the service to execute. For example, the user could indicate that if the server’s performance drops below a certain level, a “restart” will automatically ...

Newvem Launches Heat Map For CIOs, CTOs, And DevOps To Visualize AWS Cloud Usage

Newvem has launched a heat map that visualizes customers’ usage of Amazon Web Services (AWS). The service is designed to replace the primitive tools that AWS provides and gives customers an alternative to tracking spreadsheets. Instead, customers get a full picture of their usage in one view. Newvem collects resource data ...

ARM CEO Warren East Is Stepping Down And Getting Replaced By President Simon Segars

Warren East, the executive who has seen UK semiconductor juggernaut ARM Holdings through some of its most explosive growth, fuelled by deals with companies like Apple for its iPhone and iPad devices, is stepping down from his job and retiring, the company said today. He is being replaced by insider ...

Bloomfire Raises $8M From Austin, Redpoint To Bring Better Knowledge Sharing & Social Tools To The Enterprise

Bloomfire, an Austin-based startup attempting to create a better way for businesses to capture, save, display and share information, announced today that it has raised $8 million in series A financing led by Austin Ventures and Redpoint Ventures. The new funding, which brings the company’s total investment to $18 million, comes ...

Endgame Raises Another $23M To Take Its Gov’t Security Solutions To A Wider Commercial Market

The rise in cybercrime, malware and other malicious hacking is seeing a subsequent rise in the fortunes of tech startups that are setting out to fight it. Today, cybercrime solution specialist Endgame announced that it has raised $23 million in a Series B round of equity finance. It will partly ...

Kinvey Launches Enterprise Back-End Service For Building Mobile Apps That Move Data From Salesforce, Oracle And Other Sources

On one day, the software runs on complex hardware systems behind the firewall. The next it is software operating as a service in the cloud. And so explains Kinvey, a startup that today announced a way for enterprise customers to scrap their hand stitched, back-end systems running middleware for a ...