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Network Computing Launches Premier Cloud Computing Buyer’s Guide

Directory of 12 top cloud infrastructure as a service providers includes extensive features matrices, deep coverage.

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 11, 2012 – UBM Tech’s Network Computing, which for 20 years has connected the dots between architectural approaches and how technology impacts the business, this month launched its Cloud Computing Buyer’s Guide: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Twelve top IaaS vendors — Amazon, GoGrid, Google, IBM, Internap, Joyent, Microsoft, NaviSite, Rackspace, Savvis, SoftLayer and Terremark — are represented.

What You’ll Find:

  • In-depth features matrices for each vendor, developed by a top cloud expert, with more than 60 decision points.
  • Matrices are downloadable and provide information on operating systems supported, security, pricing and much more.
  • Links to news, commentary and vendor whitepapers deliver deep dives into each provider.

The matrix and accompanying report author, Joe Masters Emison, oversees the award-winning BuildFax cloud architecture and frequently speaks on cloud architecture, scaling in the cloud and cutting costs in the cloud.

For full access to the Buyer’s Guide, visit: http://www.networkcomputing.com/buyers-guide/iaas?cid=cync

“These services are far from uniform,” says Andrew Conry-Murray, editor of Network Computing. “Google has an impressive list of APIs. Rackspace’s offering is based on OpenStack. Microsoft is new to IaaS, but hooks into its Azure PaaS offering are unique. Hopefully, this guide will help readers find the ideal fit for price, security and storage options.”

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