October 23, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 23 — CopperEgg, Corp., a cloud monitoring and analytics company, today announced that it has joined forces with SolarWinds to offer SolarWinds Cloud Performance Monitor powered by CopperEgg, a new free tool that provides real-time monitoring for up to two servers running in public and private clouds. With SolarWinds Cloud Performance Monitor, IT professionals can troubleshoot cloud-based performance problems through real-time analytics and alerting on server, OS, system, and process issues.
Enterprises who are utilizing or testing cloud computing and software-defined datacenter architectures can use SolarWinds Cloud Performance Monitor to automatically detect and alert on server, system, and operating system issues in public cloud environments like Amazon EC2, Rackspace, or Microsoft Azure or private cloud environments. SolarWinds Cloud Performance Monitor capabilities include:
"With the growing adoption of cloud environments, IT pros are looking for new, simple, and fast ways to monitor their cloud servers," said Denny LeCompte, SolarWinds Vice President of Products. "By working with CopperEgg, we're able to offer SolarWinds Cloud Performance Monitor as a free tool to help accelerate the adoption of cloud services for our customers."
CopperEgg next-generation cloud monitoring provides simple, smart, and fast insight into the performance, quality, and availability of websites, web applications, servers, and systems. Our SaaS-based server monitoring, website monitoring, and cloud analytics deliver immediate intelligence into critical cloud performance problems, correlated visibility into developing trends, and split-second decision support for organizations of all sizes. CopperEgg products are simple to try, install, use, and grow. Our scalable, big data monitoring platform maximizes visibility, minimizes false alarms, and optimizes performance fidelity. CopperEgg is backed by Silverton Partners and based in Austin, Texas.
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. In all of our market areas, our approach is consistent. We focus exclusively on IT Pros and strive to eliminate the complexity that they have been forced to accept from traditional enterprise software vendors. SolarWinds delivers on this commitment with unexpected simplicity through products that are easy to find, buy, use and maintain while providing the power to address any IT management problem on any scale. Our solutions are rooted in our deep connection to our user base, which interacts in our online community, thwack, to solve problems, share technology and best practices, and directly participate in our product development process.
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When it comes to cloud, long distances mean unacceptably high latencies. Researchers from the University of Bonn in Germany examined those latency issues of doing CFD modeling in the cloud by utilizing a common CFD and its utilization in HPC instance types including both CPU and GPU cores of Amazon EC2.
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Program provides cash awards up to $10,000 for the best open-source end-user applications deployed on 100G network.
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