Proud member of the i2Coalition – Launches Today

i2Coalition Internet Infrastructure

i2Coalition Launches Today, September 17 2012 marks the official formation of the Internet Infrastructure Coalition or i2Coalition, a group of companies dedicated to supporting private investment to drive the “nuts and bolts” of the Internet for continued growth. i2Coaltion includes more than 40 industry leaders, comprised of infrastructure providers and tech firms and ProfitBricks, is proud to be one of the […]

CloudConnect 2012 Wrap-Up #ccevent

CloudConnect 2012 Chicago officially ended yesterday and ProfitBricks was excited to participate at the defining conference for IT professionals, developers, and cloud providers. In addition to the sessions led by ProfitBricks CEO Achim Weiss, some of the standout sessions included: Softening the Network: Virtualization The Final Frontier with Steve Riley, Technical Leader in the Office of the CTO, Riverbed Technologies […]

ProfitBricks Performance Tests Report Update

ProfitBricks has a program of continuously testing and benchmarking many components of our IaaS platform. In July of 2012 ProfitBricks published a performance report from Cloud Spectator.  That report (available here) included a series of benchmarking tests against our Cloud Computing Infrastructure as a Service platform. We will be publishing an update to this report and making it public on a regular basis. Since July […]

InfiniBand – A Great Cloud Computing Network Interconnect


Earlier this  week Alex Benik  (Twitter: @ abenik) of Battery Ventures a VC firm with offices in Boston, CA and Israel blogged about InfiniBand network interconnect technology on the popular technology blog GigaOM. Link to the original post: InfiBand. Back from the dead? ProfitBricks selected InfiniBand architecture as the network interconnect for our IaaS service back in 2010.  Our founder and network […]

ProfitBricks Announces Platinum Sponsorship At CloudConnect #CCEvent

CloudConnect Chicago 2012

ProfitBricks is pleased to announce we will be a platinum sponsor of Cloud Connect.  Held in Chicago at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare from September 10-13.  We’ll have some exciting news and are looking forward to some of the great keynotes and sessions planned.   The ProfitBricks management team, including our CEO Achim Weiss will be in our booth and speaking at or […]

VMware, Nicira and ProfitBricks Virtualized Cloud Networks


This week’s news of the Series A funding of  Software Defined Networking Contrail Systems and VMware acquiring Nicira hit a chord with our architecture and development teams at ProfitBricks.  Nicira’s virtualized networking platform, born from the founders experience in inventing OpenFlow and their work on cloud platforms brings to the forefront the need for a new networking model in the cloud.  VMware’s $1.26 billion purchase […]

ProfitBricks USA Cloud Computing Launch Preview

ProfitBricks Cloud Computing Data Center Designer

Welcome to the ProfitBricks USA Blog   My name is Bob Rizika and I am the CEO of ProfitBricks – USA.   Myself, along with my team in Cambridge, MA,  will be spearheading the ProfitBricks operations in the US and Canada. We are eager and prepared to enter the Cloud Computing – IaaS market.  Our confidence is driven by two years […]