IT & Mobility Distributor RP tech India Buys ZNet Technologies

RP tech India, one of the largest IT & Mobile distributors in India with branch & service operations in over 50 towns across the country with a broad portfolio of well-known vender brands, has acquired India-based web hosting and cloud services provider, ZNet Technologies.

Cloudian Announces Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Model For On-Premises Object Storage

Cloudian has announced a consumption model financing program that provides customers with a public cloud-like payment option for on-premises private and hybrid cloud storage.

True Launches Private Beta Managed Kubernetes Hosting

True starts with a private beta for managed Kubernetes hosting. Kubernetes is a platform that simplifies the management of containerized applications. The hosting provider will provide Kubernetes as a fully managed hosting service.

Verizon ‘Successfully’ Tests Edge Computing on a Live 5G Network

Verizon engineers have “successfully” tested edge computing on a live 5G network, “cutting latency in half.” Low latency - the time it takes for information to make a round-trip - is important for applications like online gaming and video streaming.

Inspur Achieves Gold Member Status With Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Inspur, a Chinese provider of products and services including servers, cloud computing and big data solutions, has achieved Gold level status with The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

Iron Mountain Launches ‘Iron Cloud’ Object Storage in Canada

Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) has launched its Iron Cloud Object Storage solution Canada. Their Iron Cloud Object Storage extends customer backup and archive environments to the cloud.

SpinPanel announces merger with Nubo Service Automation

Nubo Service Automation has merged with SpinPanel. These two leading cloud businesses are combining their strengths to provide vendor neutral centralized cloud automation solutions to the entire IT distribution network.

Managed Hosting Provider Liquid Web Partners with VMware, NetApp

Liquid Web has released their new ‘Managed Private Cloud’ powered by VMware and NetApp. Liquid Web's Managed Private Cloud would offer “enterprise-level” features and functionality “at affordable prices” to small to midsize business.

Kemp Launches TCO Calculator for Cloud Migration and Application Delivery

Kemp has released its Kemp total cost of ownership (TCO) calculator. Kemp’s TCO calculator would enable enterprises to gain visibility into the overarching costs associated with cloud migration and application delivery.’s Software Assembly Line Now Powered by DigitalOcean Cloud's Builder platform, an AI-powered software assembly line that breaks projects into small building blocks of re-usable features - customized by elastic human capacity (professional software engineers) from across the world, is now powered by Digitalocean’s global developer-focused cloud platform.

IDC: Cloud Surpasses Traditional IT Infrastructure Revenues For First Time

In the third quarter of 2018, for the first time, quarterly vendor revenues from IT infrastructure product sales into cloud environments surpassed revenues from sales into traditional IT environments, accounting for 50.9% of the total worldwide IT infrastructure vendor revenues.

Kmesh SaaS Data Orchestration Platform for Multi-Cloud Environments Generally Available

Multi-cloud data orchestration provider has announced generally availability of its Kmesh SaaS platform to customers including enterprises, cloud service providers (CSPs), and technology vendors.

Managed Cloud Hosting Companies Hostway and Merge

Hostway, a Chicago-based managed cloud hosting company counting approximately 400 employees and 500,000 customers worldwide, will merge its operations with managed cloud services company

Hystax Acura Live Migration to Alibaba Cloud Now Globally Available

Hystax has announced global availability of ‘Hystax Acura Live Migration to Alibaba Cloud’ - an automated solution to bring business applications to Alibaba Cloud with consistent background replication and instant launch of workloads on a target site.