May 08, 2012
Joint customer InMobi and other large enterprises see 90X increase in bandwidth capacity and acceleration of key data center initiatives including disaster recovery, network backup and replication
LAS VEGAS, May 8 — Interop — Aryaka, the world's first cloud-based WAN optimization and application acceleration solution, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) LLC, an Amazon.com company and the leader in cloud computing, today announced they have brought to market a solution that delivers a unified infrastructure for accessing global cloud and enterprise resources. Aryaka provides an optimized network that ensures IT application instances running on AWS behave as if they were on the local network with any-to-any connectivity, regardless of where end-users are located around the world.
Using Aryaka's network, enterprises provide optimized access for all of their locations and users to their designated locations within the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)environments without installing appliances or private links. Aryaka has multiple Points of Presence (POPs) across the world, interconnected via a secure, dedicated and redundant core network as well as a full-featured WAN optimization software stack running at each of these POPs. Aryaka integrates the Amazon cloud to the enterprise headquarters and all its remote office locations in a meshed environment. This is especially relevant for global organizations with business needs where AWS does not currently have a presence, such as China and Australia. Current Aryaka customers are also able to enjoy optimized access to all AWS services via Aryaka's global network.
Remote offices are no longer limited by the latency between their offices and the AWS instance. They can connect to a local Aryaka POP and are transported across the optimized network to their destination. Applications that are geographically distributed and require guaranteed bandwidth between AWS data centers take advantage of the Aryaka private core network as well as WAN optimization techniques including TCP optimization, compression, de-duplication and application acceleration to maximize throughput and collaboration between office locations. The solution also allows for Disaster Recovery data transfers to complete faster as compared to Internet bandwidth.
"By connecting AWS directly into the global Aryaka WAN, we are able to deliver a global cloud of resources that all corporate sites can access and be extremely productive," said Ajit Gupta, Founder, President and CEO of Aryaka. "Aryaka removes latency as a barrier to productivity for business users and without the need for additional bandwidth – an additional cost savings. ‘On Aryaka,' AWS simply meshes into becoming another branch on the newly defined global optimized WAN."
Joint customers including InMobi, the largest independent mobile advertising network in the world, are already making their applications run faster on AWS via Aryaka's solution. Aryaka accelerates traffic for InMobi's data center-to-data center transfers, providing a faster network as well as connectivity for global office locations, all within a single network with guaranteed throughput and availability.
The cloud is becoming an increasingly critical foundation for our distributed data center operations," said Mohit Saxena, co-founder and vice president of Technology for InMobi. "As we researched ways to increase data transfer rates over our expanding WAN, we constantly ran up against costly and complex solutions like appliance hardware and MPLS links. These solutions, even when combined, did not fully help us achieve our business continuity goals. We chose Aryaka because we value the consistency and affordability of their dedicated network performance as well as their 24/7 quality support."
Aryaka is the world's first cloud-based WAN optimization as-a-service company solving application and network performance issues faced by the distributed enterprise. Aryaka has been named to Dow Jones VentureWire FASTech 50 innovative startups for 2011, a "Cool Vendor" by a leading analyst firm and a GigaOm Structure 50 company that will shape the future of cloud computing. Aryaka eliminates the need for expensive and complex WAN optimization appliances as well as long-haul connectivity, and enhances collaboration across corporate locations, data centers and cloud services. It offers significant cost benefits, ease-of-use, instant deployment, performance advantages, dramatic productivity gains and real-time visibility into WAN applications, locations and performance, while providing 24/7 world-class support. To learn more, visit www.aryaka.com. Follow us at Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and on Linkedin.
Researchers from the Suddhananda Engineering and Research Centre in Bhubaneswar, India developed a job scheduling system, which they call Service Level Agreement (SLA) scheduling, that is meant to achieve acceptable methods of resource provisioning similar to that of potential in-house systems. They combined that with an on-demand resource provisioner to ensure utilization optimization of virtual machines.
Experimental scientific HPC applications are continually being moved to the cloud, as covered here in several capacities over the last couple of weeks. Included in that rundown, Co-founder and CEO of CloudSigma Robert Jenkins penned an article for HPC in the Cloud where he discussed the emergence of cloud technologies to supplement research capabilities of big scientific initiatives like CERN and ESA (the European Space Agency)...
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Jun 19, 2013 |
Ruan Pethiyagoda, Cameron Boehmer, John S. Dvorak, and Tim Sze, trained at San Francisco’s Hack Reactor, an institute designed for intense fast paced learning of programming, put together a program based on the N-Queens algorithm designed by the University of Cambridge’s Martin Richards, and modified it to run in parallel across multiple machines.
Jun 17, 2013 |
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Jun 12, 2013 |
Cloud computing is gaining ground in utilization by mid-sized institutions who are looking to expand their experimental high performance computing resources. As such, IBM released what they call Redbooks, in part to assist institutions’ movement of high performance computing applications to the cloud.
Jun 06, 2013 |
The San Diego Supercomputer Center launched a public cloud system for universities in the area designed specifically to run on commodity hardware with high performance solid-state drives. The center, which currently holds 5.5 PB of raw storage, is open to educational and research users in the University of California.
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