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OpenStack Tag Index

Rackspace Sells Cloud Sites Business to Liquid Web

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


Tags: Amazon AWS, Rackspace Cloud, OpenStack, Amazon, AWS, Amazon Web Services, 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: Kubernetes, OpenStack, container management, containerization, containers, Platform9

VMware Enters the 'Tornado' Phase of Virtualization

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


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

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 linux, OpenStack, quarterly earnings, Red Hat OpenStack, Red Hat, OpenStack Cloud, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 4.0

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

Intel Debuts CIAO for OpenStack Cloud Orchestration [VIDEO]

Intel wants cloud servers to 'Go' faster.


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

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

Rackspace Embraces AppFormix for Private Cloud Control

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


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

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 Cloud, IBM, OpenStack, cloud interoperability

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

TripleO Evolves for OpenStack Deployments

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


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

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: Cloud, middleware, cloud computing, Red Hat, hybrid cloud, Mirantis, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 4.0, 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: VMware vCloud Air, private clouds, cloud computing, public clouds, Cloud, private cloud, virtually speaking, OpenStack, ZeroStack, VMware

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

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

Citrix Exits Cloud Server Business

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


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

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: OpenStack Cloud, cloud computing, 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: OpenStack, Mirantis

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

OpenStack Building a Developer Story for Mitaka

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


Tags: cloud computing, OpenStack, developers

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

Oracle Puts OpenStack into Docker Containers

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


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

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, Cloud, Mirantis, cloud apps, cloud applications, OpenStack Murano, OpenStack, Murano

Red Hat CEO Optimistic on OpenStack Revenue Opportunity

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


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

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, Ubuntu Linux, Docker Containers, Linux, private cloud, virtualization, OpenStack

VMware vSphere Integrated Containers Previewed at VMworld

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


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

Blue Box OpenStack Lands on IBM Softlayer Servers

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


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

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

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

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

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

IBM Acquires Managed OpenStack Vendor BlueBox

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


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

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

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: OpenStack Summit, OpenStack, Cloud, cloud computing

Gigaspaces Advances Cloudify for OpenStack and Docker Orchestration

The new Cloudify 3.2 release enables orchestration of Docker containers.


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

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

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

Rackspace CEO Takes a Positive Spin from AWS for OpenStack Growth

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


Tags: Cloud, Amazon AWS, Rackspace, OpenStack, private cloud, Rackspace 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 computing platform, Ironic, OpenStack, Bare Metal, cloud federation, Kilo, open source

Piston Pivots Beyond OpenStack with CloudOS

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


Tags: cloud computing, Piston Cloud, data center, Piston, OpenStack, Cloud, Hadoop, CloudOS, 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: OpenStack, open source, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 4.0, earnings report, Red Hat, Cloud, OpenShift

HP Launches Helion Rack for OpenStack Cloud Delivery

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


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

Google Kubernetes Lands in OpenStack via Mirantis

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


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

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: cloud computing, Hadoop, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Fedora, Red Hat, Juno, 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, Rocket, Docker container virtualization, CoreOS, container virtualization, OpenStack

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 computing, Cloud, servers, CERN, OpenStack, OpenStack Cloud, OpenStack Icehouse

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

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

Mirantis OpenStack 5.1 Re-Fuels Cloud Server

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


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

Canonical Partners with AMD for Ubuntu OpenStack Cloud Server

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


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

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

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

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

Oracle Embraces OpenStack in Solaris 11.2

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


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

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: open source, Linux, Cloud, OpenStack, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL, 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: cloud computing, Cloud, servers, Piston Cloud, Piston, OpenStack Folsom, OpenStack

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

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.3 Gets Real

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


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

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

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: Pivotal, EMC, Cloud, Pivotal CF, OpenStack, VMware, PaaS, Cloud Foundry, 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, Cloud, cloud computing, OpenStack Cloud, compute, RedHat, 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: Ubuntu Linux, OpenStack, CloudFoundry, Pivotal, Shuttleworth, Linux server, OpenStack Summit, Mark Shuttleworth

Ubuntu 13.10 Improves Linux Server Deployment

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




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

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: open source, Cloud, Red Hat, OpenStack

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: open source, Cloud, OpenStack, VMware, virtualization

Red Hat Integrates OpenStack with Enterprise Linux [VIDEO]

Red Hat's CTO explains why his company is moving to a new model for OpenStack, where instead of two products, there will now be one that will accelerate Linux innovation for the cloud.


Tags: RHEL, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, cloud platform, Red Hat, OpenStack, Cloud

Red Hat Shifts PaaS Online

After two years in development, Red Hat's OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service is now finally considered to be generally available.


Tags: PaaS, cloud platform, OpenShift, OpenStack, IaaS, RedHat, Cloud, Red Hat

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