Joyent Takes on Amazon Cloud Services

At Information Week, Charles Babcock writes that Joyent is increasing its virtual server selection as it goes toe-to-toe with Amazon.

Joyent is determined to catch Amazon. Wasik said the Joyent cloud was initially equipped with a basic set of 10 virtual server selections. On Thursday, the company introduced 13 instance types that closely align with Amazon’s most popular virtual server types, from AWS Micro up to Standard Extra Large and Quadruple I/O Extra Large.

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