MSPmentor has compiled a list of the top cloud computing stories that managed service providers (MSPs) need to know about for the week of Aug. 28.
This week's edition features cloud computing news from IBM (IBM), Google (GOOG), ClearSky Data, PointClick Technologies and CloudLock.
IBM Launches Blue Box Private OpenStack Cloud Services on SoftLayer
Blue Box Cloud powered by OpenStack is now available in any of IBM's globally integrated cloud data centers running SoftLayer infrastructure. IBM has integrated its Blue Box Cloud Dedicated private-cloud-as-a-service into its broader portfolio of OpenStack-based solutions, a move that comes less than three months after its acquisition of Blue Box.
Google's Container Engine for Docker Containers Now Generally Available
The Google Container Engine service for running Docker containers is now generally available. Google said the service is built on the open source Kubernetes system and allows users to take advantage of on-premises, hybrid or public cloud infrastructure.
ClearSky Data Unveils Global Storage Network for Primary Storage on Demand
Enterprise storage provider ClearSky Data has launched a global storage network. The new release "simplifies the entire enterprise data lifecycle as a fully managed service," according to ClearSky Data.