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Gear6 Expands Memcached to the Cloud

Dec 11, 2009, 11:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"Gear6 launched back in April with the general availability of a commercial-enhanced memcached distribution. Gear6 isn't the only company providing commercial memcached solution. Schooner Information

"Technology announced a memcached appliance with a customized memcached for its hardware in April. The difference is that Schooner is aimed at Web 2.0 providers like Facebook and Yahoo, while Gear6 is for a wide variety of customers, including those using cloud services.

"Joaquin Ruiz, executive vice president of products for Gear6, told that many Web 2.0 companies also want to leverage the cloud effectively as a platform to deploy peak-time services. That's where the new Gear6 Web Cache Server for the Cloud comes into play."

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