Experts-Exchange: Is There a Safer Cloud Option than Amazon?

Amazon Web Services provides an infrastructure web services platform in the cloud that small startups to enterprise organizations have trusted because it is scalable, comprehensive and affordable. And yet, the outage that led to sites like Foursquare and Reddit being dark for a full day raises questions of reliability. There are a number of web services that provide cloud storage: Bluelock, Rackspace, GoGrid and Terremark to name a few. We asked the Experts Exchange cloud computing experts what alternatives to AWS they’d suggest and the majority pointed toward Rackspace.