Cloud Services World (RackSpace)

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Like 163 Rackspace responds to demand for I/O It would appear that the demands of Big Data are pushing cloud service providers to respond to the need for speed and bandwidth in moving data Date: 5 Nov 2013 Rackspace is investing an undisclosed sum in upgrading its server capabilities to meet a change in the way businesses are starting to use resources on the service. This involves the extensive use of new server hardware that makes use of Solid State, chip-based data storage facilities rather than hard disks. Although there are other performance enhancements it is this one development which lies at the heart of the investment. According to the company’s Technology VP, Nigel Beighton, the investment has come about because of recent changes in the way cloud services are used. “Until even six months ago the accepted wisdom suggested that the right model for cloud computing revolved around providing many small servers across which workloads could be spread,” he said, “but this has proved to not be the case.” It would appear that Big Data, and all that is associated with it, is having a significant effect on how services get used. “Over the last six months or so we have seen a shift amongst users towards having dedicated servers rather Home > Delivering Services > News > Cloud Services World Data storage and IT management: Delivering Services Due to a new EU Law (Statute / ACT) you must be made aware of the fact that our website may use cookies to assist with functionality. Any cookies on our websites are safe, and apart from any Google cookies will be session based only. You must also click on 'I Agree' to continue. More InfoI Agree 2012 Cookie Laws within Europe On 26th May 2012, new laws came into force in the EU that affect most web sites. If cookies are used in a site, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive)
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