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Microsoft drops pay-as-you-go Azure cloud option

Microsoft is shifting its licensing for its Azure cloud service, eliminating the pay-as-you-go option for new Azure customers using MPSA (Microsoft Products and Services Agreement) as of Feb. 1. Instead, they will be steered toward the company’s CSP (Cloud Solution … Continue reading

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Don’t overlook SaaS, the original cloud option

When I work with companies migrating to the cloud, we always cull through their application and data to determine several factors. First, should we rehost the application (lift and shift) or refactor the application (rewrite pieces for the cloud platform)? … Continue reading

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Amazon rolls out cold cloud storage option

Amazon Web Services today launched a new, less-expensive flavor of its cloud-based object storage service meant for data that is infrequently accessed (IA). + MORE AT NETWORK WORLD: All aboard the SS Dreamforce + Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) IA … Continue reading

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SoftLayer expands bare-metal cloud servers with hourly billing option

SoftLayer expands bare-metal cloud servers with hourly billing option IBM's SoftLayer cloud division has expanded its cloud computing options with bare-metal servers that can be deployed quickly and are billed by the hour rather than monthly. This is designed to … Continue reading

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