Tier 3 spiffs up cloud management

More granular cloud management features will make it easier for companies and service providers to set up group policies and lessen server sprawl in their environments, says Tier 3 CTO Jared Wray.

Racemi nets $7M to attack booming cloud broker biz

Racemi, which specializes in moving business workloads onto and between clouds, snagged $7 million in second-round funding led by Paladin Capital Group and Harbert Venture Partners. The money will fund the expansion of Racemi’s sales, service and engineering efforts.

The Case for Rackspace as a Cloud Crown Jewel

Verizon announcing plans to buy Terremark for $1.4 billion is a big deal, but I don’t think Terremark will be the biggest winner as a result. Rather, I think Rackspace looks great as the company straddling the line between the MSP and cloud worlds.