As clouds multiply, ComputeNext, a cloud marketplace, emerges

The founders of ComputeNext had a simple idea – soon there would be growing number of cloud service providers, and as more cloud services came online the marketplace would become rife with inefficiency. So they started ComputeNext and launched at our Structure event.

Create a unified cloud with vCider

Structure LaunchPad startup vCider disguises packets like I disguise zucchini in my four-year-old’s chocolate muffins. Except vCider does it to help companies bridge between different cloud providers while providing a bit less latency and more security that one would with a virtual router.

For PHP Fog, the name says it all … for now

PHP Fog is a cloud computing Platform-as-a-Service with a laser focus on PHP applications. It’s what PHP Fog does in the foggy middle that’s so unique and that garnered it a place in our second-annual LaunchPad competition.

Structure LaunchPad Finalists Highlight Cloud’s Maturity

One of the underlying theme’s of this year’s Structure conference is how cloud computing has matured to the point that we’re beyond arguing over whether it’s a good idea and into how to best implement it. This year’s LaunchPad finalists underscore the cloud’s new reality.