Webscale players, enterprises and service providers want to keep end users happy as they serve up applications. A crucial ingredient for that is a network that can flex to the needs of each application.
People in a data center add costs, but before we can let the machines take over, applications need ways to communicate with the underlying gear. Plexxi and Boundary have teamed up to make this possible.
Lyatiss has come out of stealth mode with $4 million in funding and a product that wants to let developers immediately see problems in the cloud — and then fix them in real time.
Federated clouds, the idea that customers can span different clouds with their computing and data, decided on cost, location or other variables, isn’t really available today, but there’s hope that it will emerge in the future and help service providers compete against Amazon.