Two phrases that never seem to go together are “high performance” and “hosted cloud computing,” but two-year old startup Lucera looks to change the industry’s mind with its aptly named Compute offering.
Most marquee cloud providers typically focus on driving down computing costs through server consolidation, explained Jacob Loveless, CEO of Lucera. “It’s very cheap in every meaning of the word.”
The cloud-computing and connectivity service provider, which Cantor Fitzgerald spun out in 2013, has invested heavily in the necessary real estate and high-performance servers systems that public-cloud operators typically shun.
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