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  • Backblaze launches its low-cost cloud storage service out of beta

    Backblaze launches its low-cost cloud storage service out of beta

    Backblaze is still best known for its backup service, but the company has also set its sights on the fast-growing cloud storage market. While the company can’t compete with the likes of Amazon, Microsoft and Google when it comes to the overall feature set of its nascent cloud platform, Backblaze decided to significantly undercut its competitors pricing when it first announced its B2… Read More

  • Cloud Database Startup Xeround Raises $9.3M From Benchmark And Others

    Cloud Database Startup Xeround Raises $9.3M From Benchmark And Others

    Database virtualization startup Xeround has raised $9.3 million in Series C funding Benchmark Capital, Giza Venture Capital, Ignition Partners and Trilogy Partnership. This brings the startup’s total funding to over $30 million. Xeround offers a cloud database-as-a-service for MySQL-based applications. Currently the service is offered for EC2 MySQL databases, as well as Rackspace-MySQL… Read More