Public Clouds

Showing 2 of 116 total public clouds

 

Ninefold

5 out of 5 stars( 2 reviews ) Rate this Cloud
  • Servers
  • Windows Servers
  • Platform (PaaS)
  • Database
  • DNS

Ninefold is a PaaS and IaaS cloud provider with services in the US and Asia-Pacific. Ninefold’s platform supports Ruby on Rails and Postgres. Ninefold’s infrastructure provides Linux and Windows servers. DNS controls are also available.

WebAppCabaret

5 out of 5 stars( 2 reviews ) Rate this Cloud
  • Windows Servers
  • Platform (PaaS)

WebAppCabaret is a Load Balanced platform for deploying JAVA, GRAILS, Ruby/Rails, PHP, Python/Django, and CFML applications. It runs on top infrastructures of GoGrid, Softlayer, and others. Users are able to simply drag-and-drop applications to the Cloud.

 

Recommend Another Public Cloud

We are always looking for reputable public clouds to review and add to our public cloud profiles database. If you know of a public cloud we are missing, please submit the information below. Recommendations will be reviewed within 3 business days.

Public Cloud Requirements:

  • On demand provisioning and deprovisioning
  • Usage-based pricing
  • Published API

What are these?

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) defines 3 cloud computing service models:

  1. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS): Capability to provision processing, storage, networks, and other fundamental computing resources
  2. Software as a Service (SaaS): Capability to use the provider's applications running on a cloud infrastructure
  3. Platform as a Service(PaaS): Capability to deploy consumer-created or acquired applications created using programming languages and tools supported by the provider

Each of the cloud services shown on this screen falls into one of these service models:

IaaS

  • On-demand self-service: The consumer alone can request computing resources which are automatically provisioned without any human interaction
  • Storage: Upload and manage files in a web accessible storage system
  • Content Delivery: Distribute content over the Internet using a provider's route optimized network of geographically disperse edge servers

SaaS

  • Databases: Store application data in a provider's fully managed database system
  • Messaging Queues: Use a provider's fully managed messaging system to send and receive application messages using the Internet

PaaS

  • Platforms: Create and deploy Internet software using a provider's fully managed application deployment platform

http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/SNS/cloud-computing/

What is cloud computing?

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) defines cloud computing as: "A model for enabling convenient, on-demand access to a shared pool of configuration computing resources that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction." Our definitions for the 5 essential characteristics of cloud computing defined by NIST are:

  • On-demand self-service: The consumer alone can request computing resources which are automatically provisioned without any human interaction
  • Broad network access: APIs and management tools are provided by the vendor allowing computing resources to be requested over the Internet
  • Resource pooling: Computing resources are pooled to service multiple consumers using a multi-tenant model, with resources dynamically assigned according to consumer demand
  • Rapid elasticity: To the customer, compute capabilities appear unlimited and can be rapidly and elastically provisioned both scaling up and back down per customer need
  • Measured service: Use of compute resources is monitored and tracked by the provider. Customers are billed based on a utility consumption model. There are no setup fees or contracts

http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/SNS/cloud-computing/

Rate [CLOUD NAME]

All ratings are moderated. Please include a comment to support the rating you provide

(optional, blank for anonymous)

(used only by us to contact you if there are questions regarding your rating)

(please provide a brief comment supporing your rating)

Reviews