OpenStack Tag Index

Red Hat Growing Million Dollar OpenStack Deals

Red Hat reports second quarter fiscal 2017 revenue of $600 million.

Tags: earnings report, Cloud Linux, OpenStack, Linux server, Linux, Red Hat, Cloud, cloud computing, Red Hat OpenStack

Red Hat Prepares for OpenStack Newton Improvements

The next major release of OpenStack is coming in early October.

Tags: OpenStack, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10.0, Red Hat OpenStack, OpenStack Mitaka, OpenStack Cloud, OpenStack Newton, Red Hat

Rackspace Sells Cloud Sites Business to Liquid Web

Rackspace grows its Amazon services business, which apparently isn't cannibalizing its OpenStack revenues - yet.

Tags: AWS, Amazon Web Services, Amazon, Amazon AWS, Rackspace Cloud, OpenStack, Rackspace

Platform9 Expands from OpenStack to Kubernetes [VIDEO]

Madhura Maskasky, Co-Founder of Platform9, discusses why her firm has moved into the managed Kubernetes space.

Tags: container management, Kubernetes, Platform9, containerization, OpenStack, containers

VMware Enters the 'Tornado' Phase of Virtualization

VMware's second quarter 2016 results reveal how the company is moving beyond just vSphere.

Tags: OpenStack, NSX, cloud computing, vSphere, VMware, earnings report, storage virtualization, virtualization, virtualization technology, VSAN

Red Hat Grows 1Q17 Revenue to $568M as OpenStack Expectations Rise

Red Hat CEO announces a new acquisition and talks about OpenStack revenue opportunities.

Tags: Red Hat OpenStack Platform 4.0, OpenStack Cloud, Red Hat, quarterly earnings, Red Hat OpenStack, red hat linux, OpenStack

Red Hat Plans to Reset Its OpenStack Release Cycle

[VIDEO] Mark McLoughlin, Director of OpenStack Engineering at Red Hat, discusses how his firm is fine-tuning its OpenStack efforts.

Tags: OpenStack Liberty, OpenStack Mitaka, OpenStack, OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat, Linux, engineering

Intel Debuts CIAO for OpenStack Cloud Orchestration [VIDEO]

Intel wants cloud servers to 'Go' faster.

Tags: Intel, Cloud, cloud orchestration, Go, OpenStack, cloud computing

HPE Boosts OpenStack with New Helion Release

VIDEO: Mark Interrante, senior vice president, Engineering for HPE, discusses what's new in HPE's latest Helion OpenStack milestone release.

Tags: Helion Cloud Platform, HPE, OpenStack, Helion Managed Private Cloud, Helion, servers, OpenStack Cloud, cloud computing

Rackspace Embraces AppFormix for Private Cloud Control

AppFormix scores a big win for its cloud infrastructure management technology.

Tags: private cloud, OpenStack Cloud, AppFormix, cloud management, Rackspace, OpenStack, cloud control platform

IBM Bids to Improve OpenStack Cloud Interoperability [VIDEO]

Angel Diaz, Vice President of Cloud Architecture and Technology at IBM, explains where cloud interoperability needs to make progress.

Tags: OpenStack, OpenStack Cloud, cloud interoperability, IBM

Mirantis Unlocks OpenStack Appliances with Quanta and Supermicro

The company's Unlocked Appliances effort expands with two partners who are bringing new OpenStack-optimized hardware to market.

Tags: OpenStack, Unlocked Appliances, OpenStack Cloud, Mirantis, SuperMicro, Quanta, server hardware

TripleO Evolves for OpenStack Deployments

Red Hat is now relying on OpenStack-on-OpenStack to enable the cloud.

Tags: open source, OpenStack-on-OpenStack, cloud computing, Red Hat, TripleO OpenStack, OpenStack

Red Hat Crosses $2B in Revenue as OpenStack Cloud Grows

It's not just Linux alone anymore as Red Hat grows middleware and cloud potential.

Tags: hybrid cloud, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 4.0, Mirantis, Red Hat, cloud computing, Cloud, middleware, Red Hat OpenStack, OpenStack

The Problem with Private Clouds

Simple-to-implement private clouds don't come cheap (think VMware), and cheaper options aren't simple to implement (think OpenStack). Fortunately, ZeroStack has a solution for smaller enterprises.

Tags: cloud computing, ZeroStack, VMware vCloud Air, private clouds, public clouds, virtually speaking, OpenStack, VMware, private cloud, Cloud

OpenStack Public Cloud Options Expand with Mirantis Saudi Telecom Partnership

Though Rackspace appears to be retreating from the public OpenStack cloud market, there is still opportunity for telcos.

Tags: Mirantis OpenStack 7, Rackspace, OpenStack Cloud, OpenStack, Mirantis, Cloud, public cloud, cloud computing

Rackspace Partners with Red Hat for Private OpenStack Cloud Deployment

Darrin Hanson of Rackspace talks about his company's new offering with Red Hat and the current state of the Private (OpenStack) cloud.

Tags: open source, Rackspace, OpenStack Cloud, OpenStack, Rackspace Cloud, private cloud, Red Hat, cloud deployment, cloud computing

Citrix Exits Cloud Server Business

Citrix starts the new year off by selling its CloudPlatform business to Accelerite.

Tags: open source, cloud computing, Cloud, Cloud server, Accelerite, OpenStack, CloudStack, cloud servers, Citrix

OpenStack Cloud in 2016: Looking Back, Looking Forward

The year 2015 was a landmark year for open source cloud technology efforts, but the best is still yet to come in 2016.

Tags: cloud computing, OpenStack Cloud, OpenStack

Mirantis Led FUEL Project Gets Installed Under OpenStack Big Tent

Popular OpenStack installer and tools effort gains new momentum by entering formal OpenStack model.

Tags: Mirantis, OpenStack

Rackspace Sees OpenStack Public Cloud Demand Slowing

As revenues rise at Rackspace, managed cloud services across multiple platforms is the strategy for the way forward.

Tags: public cloud, managed cloud, Rackspace Cloud, cloud strategy, OpenStack, Amazon AWS, Rackspace, private cloud, Amazon Web Services, hybrid cloud

OpenStack Building a Developer Story for Mitaka

Mirantis co-founder Boris Renski discusses efforts within the OpenStack community to engage developer adoption.

Tags: developers, OpenStack, cloud computing

Blue Box Prospers under IBM Ownership at OpenStack Tokyo [VIDEO]

Jesse Proudman of Blue Box discusses his company's new release and why IBM's ownership is pushing his company forward like never before.

Tags: IBM, blue box, Blue Box Cloud, cloud computing, OpenStack, x86, IBM Power Systems

Oracle Puts OpenStack into Docker Containers

New approach is aimed to make it easier to install a cloud.

Tags: containers, Oracle Linux, OpenStack Cloud, Oracle, OpenStack, docker, Oracle OpenStack, open source, containerization

OpenStack Murano Evolving as an On Ramp for Cloud Apps

Getting applications to run as a service in the cloud isn't as hard as it once was.

Tags: open source, Mirantis OpenStack 7, OpenStack Murano, Mirantis, cloud apps, cloud applications, OpenStack, Cloud, Murano

Red Hat CEO Optimistic on OpenStack Revenue Opportunity

Red Hat is now on track for $2 billion in fiscal 2016 revenue.

Tags: Linux server, Red Hat, RHEL 7, open source, earnings report, OpenStack, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL

Why Docker Needs OpenStack

VIDEO: Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical, discusses the need for private cloud and why virtualization alone is not enough.

Tags: Mark Shuttleworth, private cloud, virtualization, Linux, Docker Containers, Ubuntu Linux, OpenStack

VMware vSphere Integrated Containers Previewed at VMworld

VMware expands its hybrid cloud, OpenStack and container server virtualization solutions.

Tags: Cloud, VMworld, VMware, containerization, VMware vSphere, docker, OpenStack, Evo, containers

Blue Box OpenStack Lands on IBM Softlayer Servers

Recently acquired OpenStack private cloud technology now available to IBM customers.

Tags: x86, SoftLayer, blue box, power8, OpenStack, IBM Softlayer, Blue Box Cloud, Power 8, x86 server, IBM

Mirantis Raises Another $100 Million, This Time from Intel

The OpenStack technology services provider has now surpassed more than $200 million in total venture funding.

Tags: OpenStack, Cloud, open source, cloud computing, open source cloud, Mirantis, cloud platform

OpenStack Magnum Brings Containers to the Cloud [VIDEO]

Adrian Otto, Project Technical Leader for Magnum, discusses the challenges and opportunities of containers in the cloud.

Tags: OpenStack, cloud computing, containers, Magnum, Cloud, OpenStack Magnum project, containerization, OpenStack Cloud

How Dell Puts Cloud Servers Together [VIDEO]

Jim Ganthier, VP and GM for engineered solutions and cloud at Dell, discusses how his company approaches engineering server systems.

Tags: Cloud, Cloud server, cloud servers, OpenStack, Engineered Systems, server hardware, Dell, servers

OpenStack vs. Linux: How Do the Communities Differ? [VIDEO]

Intel is a leading contributor to both OpenStack and Linux, and it has a particular viewpoint on the two prominent open-source projects.

Tags: server video, Linux, Linux servers, open source, Open Source Projects, Intel, OpenStack

IBM Acquires Managed OpenStack Vendor BlueBox

Big Blue adds BlueBox technology and services to its cloud portfolio.

Tags: open source, Blue Box Cloud, blue box, Big Blue, OpenStack, IBM, Cloud, cloud computing

OpenStack Making Progress, but Manageability Remains a Concern

NEWS ANALYSIS: OpenStack is being widely deployed for enterprise cloud projects, but even its biggest advocates say the community must make the platform more manageable.

Tags: cloud deployment, Amazon, Kubernetes, Storm Ventures, Magnum, docker, cloud computing, eBay, OpenStack Summit, Open vSwitch, cloud applications, private cloud, containers, KVM, platform as a service, OpenStack, PaaS, PayPal

OpenStack Foundation Not Worried about the Death Star [VIDEO]

Executive Director Jonathan Bryce and COO Mark Collier discuss the highlights of the Vancouver OpenStack Summit.

Tags: Cloud, OpenStack Summit, cloud computing, OpenStack

Gigaspaces Advances Cloudify for OpenStack and Docker Orchestration

The new Cloudify 3.2 release enables orchestration of Docker containers.

Tags: GigaSpaces, Cloud, Docker Containers, containerization, OpenStack, Cloudify, docker, virtual machines

Cavium, Canonical Demo OpenStack Running on ARM-Based Servers

At the OpenStack Summit, the companies show a cluster of servers powered by Cavium's ThunderX SoCs running OpenStack, Ubuntu and various workloads.

Tags: Cavium, open-source software, Lenovo, HP, x86 servers, Dell, Intel, cloud computing, Linux, canonical ubuntu, ARM processors, OpenStack

Red Hat Expands OpenStack Options as Survey Shows Strong Potential

Continued strong demand brings optimism, but a lack of internal IT skills remains a key barrier to adoption for OpenStack.

Tags: Cloud, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 4.0, OpenStack Summit, OpenStack, OpenShift, PaaS, Red Hat, cloud computing

Rackspace CEO Takes a Positive Spin from AWS for OpenStack Growth

Rackspace grows revenues and sees real potential for private clouds running OpenStack.

Tags: Amazon AWS, Rackspace, OpenStack, Rackspace Cloud, Cloud, private cloud

OpenStack Kilo Cloud Platform Debuts With Ironic Bare-Metal Service

The new open-source cloud computing platform adds bare-metal server deployment capabilities.

Tags: Keystone, cloud federation, cloud computing platform, Kilo, Ironic, open source, Bare Metal, OpenStack

Piston Pivots Beyond OpenStack with CloudOS

OpenStack vendor comes to the realization that OpenStack isn't the right fit for all workloads.

Tags: Piston, Piston Cloud, cloud computing, CloudOS, OpenStack, Cloud, data center, Hadoop, Piston Cloud Computing

Red Hat Fiscal 2015 Revenue $1.79 Billion: OpenStack and OpenShift Leading the Way

Cross-selling, OpenShift and OpenStack, as well as the acquisitions of Inktank and eNovance, spur Red Hat forward.

Tags: Red Hat, Cloud, open source, earnings report, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 4.0, OpenShift, OpenStack

HP Launches Helion Rack for OpenStack Cloud Delivery

OpenStack and Cloud Foundry software gets directly integrated with HP server hardware.

Tags: cloud app, HP, OpenStack Cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Foundry, Helion Cloud Platform, Helion, OpenStack

Google Kubernetes Lands in OpenStack via Mirantis

Google's container clustering systems is being brought into the OpenStack cloud fold.

Tags: containerization, OpenStack Cloud, docker, Mirantis, container, Kubernetes, Cloud, Google, OpenStack

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack 6 Previews TripleO

The new release of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack platform includes OpenStack-on-OpenStack (TripleO), which will let clouds deploy and build other clouds.

Tags: Hadoop, Juno, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Fedora, Red Hat, cloud computing, OpenStack

Docker Project Restructures to Improve Scalability, Openness

The popular open-source application container virtualization effort gets an overhaul in a bid to improve project organization.

Tags: open source, Rackspace, OpenStack, container virtualization, Docker container virtualization, Rocket, CoreOS

VMware OpenStack Customers Growing Faster than Overall Business

VMware reports 2014 revenue of $6.04 billion and has big plans to grow the business in 2015.

Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, server virtualization, VMware, network virtualization, OpenStack, VMware NSX, NSX, OpenStack Cloud, earnings report

Mirantis OpenStack 6.0 Accelerates Fuel Plugin Deployment

New OpenStack cloud server release enables a more automated way to load to new services.

Tags: cloud computing, open source, Cloud, OpenStack Cloud, OpenStack, Mirantis, Mirantis OpenStack 6.0

Red Hat's OpenStack Tech Leadership Discusses Cloud Direction [VIDEO]

Mark McLoughlin, Red Hat's OpenStack technical lead, details cloud product efforts at the Linux leader.

Tags: Linux servers, Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, Cloud, cloud computing, OpenStack, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, servers, OpenStack Cloud, RedHat

Server Heavyweights Splashing the Cash in Scooping Up Smaller Cloud Players

Are the latest round of acquisitions in the cloud space a clear sign that OpenStack has become a force to be reckoned with?

Tags: EMC, virtualization, OpenStack, Eucalyptus, server virtualization, HP, OpenStack Cloud, cloud players, VMware

Red Hat Looks to OpenShift Containers for the Future

Red Hat reports third quarter fiscal 2015 earnings of $456 million, and the company sees emerging opportunities for further growth.

Tags: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, OpenShift, Cloud, cloud computing, OpenStack, servers, earnings report, Red Hat

OpenStack ROI and the Myths of Open Source

If someone doesn't believe that open source delivers better cloud software, what should vendors do? HP's Marten Mickos has a simple answer.

Tags: Cloud, cloud computing, open source, OpenStack, ROI, HP, Piston Cloud, HP Cloud, Piston

OpenStack and the Mysteries of the Universe

CERN details its massive server deployment and use of OpenStack at this week's Paris Summit.

Tags: Cloud, cloud computing, servers, OpenStack Icehouse, OpenStack, OpenStack Cloud, CERN

Zend Server 8 Delivers Z-Ray Application Insight

PHP server technology platform boosted with new Z-Ray feature, Power Linux support and cloud enhancements.

Tags: PHP, Cloud, Zend Server, Zend, OpenStack, Power Linux, Zend Server 8

Mirantis Raises $100M for OpenStack Cloud Efforts

Armed with its latest funding round, OpenStack specialist Mirantis is positioning itself for an IPO in 2016.

Tags: Piston Cloud Computing, SUSE, Intel, Cloud, Linux, open source, IBM, Hewlett-Packard Co., OpenStack, AT&T, Mirantis, Dell, Cisco, Canonical, Red Hat, IPO

Mirantis OpenStack 5.1 Re-Fuels Cloud Server

Incremental update includes new access control security and VMware NSX support for networking virtualization.

Tags: Cloud server, cloud computing, open source, Mirantis, OpenStack, OpenStack Icehouse, OpenStack Juno

Canonical Partners with AMD for Ubuntu OpenStack Cloud Server

AMD is positioning its SeaMicro SM15000 as a cloud-in-a-box solution.

Tags: cloud-in-a-box, Ubuntu, OpenStack, Cloud server, Ubuntu LTS, SeaMicro, AMD, Linux server

HP Unveils Smaller, Less Costly Helion Cloud Platform

The company, which is investing $1 billion in its cloud initiative, is continuing to grow the services offered under the Helion umbrella.

Tags: Helion Cloud Platform, OpenStack, SAP HANA, cloud computing, IT infrastructure, PaaS, IaaS, HP

Which Linux Distribution Powers HP Helion Cloud? [VIDEO]

HP launches its own OpenStack-based cloud platform and also changes the platform's underlying Linux distribution.

Tags: HP Cloud, Ubuntu, Debian, HP, OpenStack, cloud platform, Linux distribution, Cloud, cloud computing

What's Next for OpenStack Is Ironic [VIDEO]

Execs from the open-source OpenStack Foundation outline some of the big new innovations in the development pipeline.

Tags: OpenStack Juno, OpenStack Cloud, Cloud, cloud computing, OpenStack

Inside the Nebula One OpenStack Cloud Server [VIDEO]

Chris Kemp, founder of Nebula and former CTO of NASA, explains how the new cloud server appliance works.

Tags: Cloud server, Cloud, OpenStack, cloud computing, Nebula, servers

Ubuntu Orange Box Mobilizes OpenStack Clouds [VIDEO]

At the OpenStack Summit Ubuntu demonstrates a portable cloud solution as well as the first 64-bit ARM server running OpenStack.

Tags: 64-bit, servers, OpenStack Summit, ARM server, OpenStack, Ubuntu, Cloud, cloud computing

Oracle Embraces OpenStack in Solaris 11.2

Latest version of Oracle's Unix operating system provides cloud, SDN and traditional operating system enhancements.

Tags: Cloud, Unix, OpenStack, Oracle, cloud computing, Solaris 11

Red Hat Banking on OpenStack for Future Growth

Red Hat's fiscal 2014 revenues top $1.5 billion as interest in OpenStack and RHEL 7 set the stage for more growth to come.

Tags: OpenStack, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL, open source, Linux, Cloud, Red Hat

Piston Updates OpenStack Cloud Platform

Migrating from one OpenStack release to the next is a key challenge that Piston Cloud Computing has claimed to have conquered.

Tags: OpenStack, Piston, OpenStack Folsom, Cloud, servers, cloud computing, Piston Cloud

Penguin Computing's Altus OCP31 Open Compute Project Offering

The Altus OCP31 showcases some of the key advantages a third-generation OCP-based server system can offer for those looking to save on operating costs as well as initial procurement costs.

Tags: servers, Open Compute Project, high-availability, OCP, OpenStack

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.3 Gets Real

Red Hat's data center virtualization technology gets a technology infusion from OpenStack.

Tags: data center, vSphere, VMware, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, virtualization, OpenStack, Red Hat

Dell Sets Different Cloud Path Than HP, IBM

At Dell World, the vendor announces partnerships with Red Hat, Microsoft and Google, eschewing building its own public cloud.

Tags: OpenStack, Red Hat, Dell, HP, Microsoft, IBM, open source, cloud computing, Google, IT infrastructure

Pivotal Brings Cloud Foundry PaaS into Full Release

After years of development, Cloud Foundry Platform-as-a-Service is now ready for mass consumption as part of Pivotal One.

Tags: Cloud Foundry, OpenStack, VMware, Cloud, Pivotal, PaaS, EMC, Pivotal CF, OpenStack Cloud

The Evolution of OpenStack Continues with New Projects

The open source cloud computing platform isn't just about storage and compute anymore as new services emerge.

Tags: OpenStack, RedHat, Cloud, cloud computing, OpenStack Cloud, compute, Havana

Mark Shuttleworth Pivots Ubuntu OpenStack with CloudFoundry

In an OpenStack Hong Kong keynote, Ubuntu Linux founder details new partnership with Pivotal for the CloudFoundry Platform-as-a-Service technology.

Tags: Pivotal, Linux server, Mark Shuttleworth, OpenStack, Shuttleworth, CloudFoundry, OpenStack Summit, Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu 13.10 Improves Linux Server Deployment

Enhancements to the Juju orchestration system aim to make cloud server deployments easier.

Tags: Ubuntu, Linux server, Ubuntu Cloud, OpenStack Havana, Juju, OpenStack, Havana

OpenStack Demand Is High as Havana Debut Nears: Report

A Red Hat-sponsored report shows growth potential for the open-source OpenStack cloud, though there are some challenges.

Tags: Cloud, open source, OpenStack, Red Hat

VMware's Love-Hate Relationship With OpenStack

VMware is one of the leading enterprise virtualization technology vendors, but where does it stand in relation to the open-source OpenStack cloud?

Tags: OpenStack, VMware, virtualization, Cloud, open source

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