Want to run your own Amazon ‘region’? Stratoscale shows you how

Stratoscale is a small company with a very big ambition: to turn your datacenter into an Amazon Web Services (AWS) region. Forget OpenStack, forget VMware. Stratoscale aims to help IT shops get beyond device-level virtualization and deliver the same app-friendly building blocks AWS provides. In the process, the company promises to cut the cost of […] Read more »

AWS September roundup: EC2 changes, new France region, and more

Amazon has updated its cloud platform with a handful of quality-of-life changes, plus some major tweaks to how it handles Reserved Instances. Here’s the rundown: Major changes to EC2 Reserved Instances One of the ways for customers to get discounts on compute capacity with Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud is to sign up for Reserved Instances. […] Read more »