Enterprise cloud storage provider Nirvanix is adding more money to its coffers and putting an experienced executive at the steering wheel. The company has secured an additional $10M, bringing its total of capital raised to $45 million.
In addition, Nirvanix has announced… → Read More
Nirvanix, an Amazon S3 competitor that launched last Fall, has partnered with CDNetworks, a content delivery network that competes with the likes of Akamai and Limelight. The partnership makes Nirvanix’s cloud storage service available to all of CDNetworks’ customers, who will be able to store an unlimited amount of data on Nirvanix’s servers and then push this data out to any of… → Read More
Intel Capital has taken a stake in San Diego based online storage provider and Amazon S3 competitor Nirvanix. Nirvanix’s selling points are a claim that its service is easier to integrate than S3 and they offer a service level agreement that guarantees 99.9% uptime (see our previous coverage here.) Nirvanix said the investment will be used to provide the company with “additional… → Read More
Amazon chief technology officer Werner Vogels just released a very technical paper about a Web storage system being tested internally at Amazon called Dynamo. As applications move to massive grids of computers on the Web (like the ones that power Amazon’s e-commerce site or Google’s search engine and online apps), a new type of Web operating system is developing that treats all of… → Read More
Flexiscale, a new UK-based on-demand computing service aimed at Web 2.0 startups plans to compete with Amazon’s EC2/S3 service. The move – announced at today’s Future of Web Apps conference in London – is significant because there are so few ‘pay as you go’ hosting solutions in Europe, so the launch of a new service shows there’s real demand of this kind… → Read More
As anticipated earlier this month, San Diego based Nirvanix has launched and will offer an alternative to Amazon’s S3 storage service, which is growing rapidly. The company is positioning itself against Amazon by saying it’s easier to integrate than S3 and they offer a service level agreement to guarantee 99/9% uptime (Amazon does not offer an SLA). Pricing is $0.18/GB/month for… → Read More
Look for new San Diego-based Nirvanix to launch in the next few weeks. It aims to compete with Amazon’s popular S3 storage web service and provide web developers another choice for online storage. The company, which is affiliated with online storage startup MediaMax (aka Streamload), should also be announcing a $12 million round of financing in the near future. It’s not clear exactly… → Read More