I am very pleased to announce that we have finally launched our services. We are open for business since Thursday, May 29th, 2012, 11.11 am! We opted for a quiet launch. In addition to our beta-test phase during March and April, we want to make sure that our initial customers receive maximum attention and can contribute with any suggestions to … Read More

Scientific Clouds reveal their powers

We always talk about the advantages of cloud technology for companies and entrepreneurs, but it is amazing to see what the scientific community is doing and the way it has embraced the technology. The number of projects that are being developed in the cloud is incredible, and every day we see new announcements, of big initiatives or small projects that … Read More

The importance of APIs in the Cloud

Flexibility is one of the main advantages of cloud technology, but this extends to the way you manage the service, and not only to the physical capabilities to escalate the servers capacity and workloads whenever you need. If you look from the developer point of view, the way you interact with the provider services is almost as important as the … Read More

5 key points to look for in a cloud service

With the cloud buzz going around, it has become usual that some of my friends ask me how they can choose between so many different services. Of course I have already evangelized them about the advantages, so now they just want help to pick the best service… My first answer should be: wait for Lunacloud to become commercial. But I … Read More

Drive for Storage in the Cloud

Last week Google took another step in the cloud strategy launching Google Drive, after several months (years?) of rumors. Anyone doubts that this move can change the cloud storage market, at least from the consumer perspective? We can argue that it comes late, that Dropbox has already gained the confidence of Internet users, that it’s weaker than SkyDrive from Microsoft … Read More

Keep the focus on the most important issue: development

There are tons of articles on the Internet with good advices on how to develop websites and web applications, and the mistakes to avoid. Most of them give good guidance about the process, the way you should start with a solid idea and a clean wireframe; the possibility to start a design contest to get a brand new, and unique … Read More

Beta-test phase 1 completed

A quick update on the beta-test phase 1, that we started on the 23rd March and ended on the 18th April. We had 98 participants from all over Europe, that tried for the first time our Cloud Servers (1 Linux, 1 Windows) and Cloud Storage services (S3-API compatible)! The feedback we had was great, in terms of bug fixes, improvements … Read More

So many different flavors in a cloud. Which one is right for you?

Despite the buzz around cloud computing, there is still a lot of confusion about what the concept really means and the advantages it can bring in a pure IT sense. Is it a better option than buying and maintaining services in premises, virtualization or pure web hosting? If we recall a pure definition, Cloud Computing is a general expression related … Read More

A new “galaxy” of opportunities for entrepreneurs

Remember the time when you had to go door to door to get the tools to start a new project, buying servers, routers, connection, and building a website from scratch, relying on your programming and networking capabilities? Probably most of today’s entrepreneurs are too young to remember the challenges of being a one man show. And that’s fantastic. Nowadays there … Read More