10 Cloud Startups For 2010


San Francisco-based Cloudkick offers tools to manage cloud servers in various environments while also offering a portability layer for a cloud infrastructure. The marriage creates a common set of tools like performance trending and fault-detection that works across various cloud providers, including Amazon EC2, GoGrid and Racksapce. With Cloudkick, which was founded in 2009, companies can keep tabs on server metrics like load, CPU, bandwidth, memory and disk space through a browser-based agent. Cloudkick also offers a hybrid product named Hybrid Cloudkick that lets companies manage their existing non-cloud infrastructure as if it were in the cloud.

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