OpenStack Tag Index

Canonical Partners with AMD for Ubuntu OpenStack Cloud Server

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


Tags: Ubuntu, Cloud server, AMD, cloud-in-a-box, SeaMicro, Ubuntu LTS, OpenStack, 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: 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: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat, Cloud, RHEL, OpenStack, cloud platform

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

Why Did Juniper Join OpenStack? [VIDEO]

Bob Muglia explains why Juniper is involved with OpenStack.


Tags: OpenStack, CloudStack, Juniper Networks, OpenStack Foundation, Juniper, cloud computing, hybrid cloud

Dell Sets the Stage for Hyper-V's Return to OpenStack

Once tech non grata, Microsoft's virtualization platform is making a comeback thanks to Dell.


Tags: cloud computing, OpenStack, Hyper-V Cloud, public cloud, Hyper-V, private cloud, Dell, virtualization, Microsoft

How Red Hat Does Open Source: From GNOME to OpenStack

Red Hat's Mark McLoughlin currently holds the title as the top OpenStack developer in the world by volume of code commits, but he wasn't always a cloud guy.


Tags: open source, cloud computing, Cloud, Red Hat, OpenStack Grizzly, OpenStack

Ubuntu 13.04 Linux Server Debuts. Should You Upgrade?

New Linux server provides improved OpenStack Grizzly cloud options and high-availability capabilities.


Tags: Ubuntu LTS, Linux server, Ubuntu, cloud computing, Linux, Linux 3.8, OpenStack Grizzly, Grizzly, OpenStack

VMware Sees OpenStack as an Opportunity as Revenues Grow

VMware expects continued growth in 2013 as it goes after a $50 billion total addressable market opportunity.


Tags: VMware, software-defined storage, cloud computing, OpenStack, virtualization, software-defined data center, hybrid cloud

Why Rackspace Uses Xen for OpenStack

Public cloud vendor sticks with Xen for server virtualization, still not thrilled about CloudStack.


Tags: OpenStack, CloudStack, server virtualization, virtualization, cloud computing, Xen, public cloud

The Secret to OpenStack's Cloud Success? Gravity

The Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation explains what it takes to build a platform ecosystem.


Tags: cloud computing, OpenStack Summit, OpenStack Foundation, Cloud, open source, OpenStack

Dell Partners with SUSE Linux for OpenStack

The new Dell SUSE Cloud Solution, Powered by OpenStack takes aim at private clouds.


Tags: PowerEdge, SUSE Linux, SUSE, Dell, Cloud, cloud computing, open source, Dell PowerEdge, OpenStack

Red Hat Launches Open Source OpenStack RDO

Linux vendor's new OpenStack distribution aims to make it easier to get up and running on the open source cloud.


Tags: Red Hat, Cloud, OpenStack RDO, OpenStack, open source, cloud computing

PayPal Picks OpenStack at VMware's Expense

What impact will PayPal's recent move to drop VMware have on the virtualization company's hopes of becoming a dominant player in cloud computing infrastructure?


Tags: cloud computing, private cloud, VMware, OpenStack, PayPal, public cloud, Cloud Infrastructure

OpenStack Grizzly Cloud Poised for Enterprise Release

Linux leader Red Hat details open source innovation in the latest OpenStack cloud platform release.


Tags: open source, cloud computing, Cloud, Red Hat, OpenStack, OpenStack Grizzly

Red Hat Taps Former Microsoft Exec as New Server Virtualization Chief

Radhesh Balakrishnan hired away from Microsoft to help spur Red Hat's role in virtualization and the cloud over the coming years.


Tags: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, OpenStack, Red Hat, server virtualization, virtualization, open source, cloud computing, Cloud, Microsoft, RHEV

Ubuntu Linux Gets Certified on Dell 12G Servers

Dell will now be able to resell and support Ubuntu Linux across a broad range of servers.


Tags: Linux, Ubuntu LTS, Linux server, servers, OpenStack, Ubuntu Linux, Dell

IBM Opens Up to OpenStack for Enterprise Cloud Foundation

Big Blue tabs the open source cloud platform as the base for all of its cloud computing offerings.


Tags: cloud computing, OpenStack Foundation, open source, Big Blue, OpenStack, IBM, Cloud

Red Hat Updates OpenShift PaaS

The Linux vendor releases OpenShift Enterprise 1.1 as plans for converged cloud server offerings continue to ramp up.


Tags: PaaS, OpenStack, cloud computing, Red Hat, open source, OpenShift

Piston Cloud Raises $12.5 Million for OpenStack Cloud Tech

Open source OpenStack cloud vendor gets a little help from Cisco in a new round of funding.


Tags: hybrid cloud, OpenStack, Piston, cloud computing, VMware, open source, Cisco

Fedora 18 Linux Improves Installation and Virtualization

New installation experience complements enhanced server virtualization and cloud computing capabilities.


Tags: Linux, cloud computing, Eucalyptus, Fedora, OpenStack, Fedora 18, server virtualization

Mirantis Raises $10 Million for OpenStack Services

Founder says he has turned down acquisition offers as his company continues to grow by helping others build OpenStack public clouds.


Tags: cloud computing, public clouds, OpenStack, public cloud

Dell Aims for Global Server Dominance

Michael Dell wants to be the number one server vendor in the world, and the OpenStack cloud might just help him to get there.


Tags: dell servers, OpenStack, cloud computing, Servers & Services, servers, Dell

Red Hat Previews OpenStack Folsom Enterprise Cloud Release

The Linux vendor rebases its enterprise cloud distribution with preliminary support for Folsom.


Tags: OpenStack Folsom, OpenStack, Folsom, Cloud, Enterprise, Linux, cloud computing, Red Hat

Nebula Aims to Deliver OpenStack Cloud Control

The CEO of the cloud computing startup explains why his company's approach will make it easier to get started with OpenStack and why contributing to open source is important.


Tags: Nebula, IaaS, Cloud, cloud control platform, open source, OpenStack

Apache CloudStack 4.0 Expands the Open Source Cloud

Citrix is no longer the only player in CloudStack as Apache processes take hold.


Tags: Apache server, OpenStack, CloudStack, Apache, Apache Software Foundation, cloud computing, Cloud, Citrix

What's on the Horizon for the OpenStack Grizzly Cloud?

As the open source cloud project continues to grow,  new projects could land in the next release.


Tags: OpenStack Summit, Grizzly, open source, OpenStack, Folsom, OpenStack Grizzly

Ubuntu 12.10 Linux Delivers OpenStack Folsom Cloud

The latest Linux release adds a variety of new cloud-focused server tools.


Tags: Ubuntu, Ubuntu Server, Cloud, Ubuntu LTS, OpenStack, Linux, open source

VMware vSphere Embraces OpenStack

VMware CTO Steve Herrod tells OpenStack that he want to join the party.


Tags: OpenStack, VMware, cloud computing, open source, VMware vSphere, Cloud, OpenStack Summit

OpenStack Open Source Cloud Distributions Take Shape

Ubuntu, SUSE and Red Hat explain how the nascent market for packaged cloud server distributions is beginning to shape up.


Tags: distribution, Cloud, Ubuntu, Red Hat, cloud computing, open source, SUSE, OpenStack

Ubuntu Helps Accelerate OpenStack Deployments

Mark Shuttleworth details what it takes to deliver OpenStack in production, in 3 minutes or less.


Tags: Mark Shuttleworth, Cloud, cloud computing, open source, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu, OpenStack

Cisco Debuts Its Own OpenStack Distribution

The networking hardware giant releases a key open source cloud distribution.


Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, open source, Cisco, OpenStack

Red Hat Integrates OpenStack with Linux Platform and Management Tools

With OpenStack Folsom now officially available, Red Hat reveals how it's putting the open source cloud technology together for an Enterprise release.


Tags: PaaS, IaaS, OpenStack, open source, Red Hat, RHEL, cloud platform

Can OpenStack Overcome Its Cloudy Climate?

Will political in-fighting and dissent over open and closed cloud platform alternatives prevent cloud providers from helping make the cloud enterprise a reality?


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

New SUSE Manager Improves Linux Server Control

SUSE leverages tech from the Red Hat-led Spacewalk effort to improve server management.


Tags: openSUSE, SUSE Linux, SUSE, OpenStack, SUSE Gallery, Fedora

OpenStack Foundation Aiming to Advance the Open Cloud

The incoming Executive Director of the group responsible for overseeing OpenStack's development provides insight into the foundation's official launch and the challenges that lie ahead.


Tags: open source, OpenStack Foundation, OpenStack, hybrid cloud, Cloud

Windows Server 2012: Microsoft's Cloud OS Leaves the Gate

Microsoft makes it official in releasing a server OS that's "built from the cloud up."


Tags: hybrid cloud, Windows Server 2012, OpenStack, Microsoft, Windows Server, public cloud, private cloud

Piston's Airframe Arrives for OpenStack Private Cloud Systems

The company looks to stand out by making it easier for organizations to jump on the OpenStack bandwagon.


Tags: OpenStack, cloud platform, Piston, private cloud, Cloud

Rackspace Finally Goes Public with OpenStack Cloud Servers

After more than two years of promoting the open source OpenStack project, Rackspace is finally ready to deliver it for its own cloud customers.


Tags: cloud computing, OpenStack, Cloud, open source, Rackspace

VMware Snaps Up Nicira in Virtualization Acquisition

The virtualization firm shows just how serious it is about the Software-Defined Networking (SDN) market, spending $1.2 billion to acquire Nicira.


Tags: Software-Defined Networking, virtualization, OpenStack, VMware, Nicira

Open Source OpenStack ARMs the Cloud

The cloud will no longer be confined to just the realm of x86 servers as OpenStack turns two.


Tags: OpenStack, ARM, x86, Cloud, servers, cloud computing

Open Source OpenStack Moving Forward as Folsom Nears

Is it officially the summer of OpenStack?  Work on governance as well as technology continues to accelerate.


Tags: OpenStack Foundation, Folsom, cloud computing, open source, Cloud, OpenStack

SUSE Linux Building Commercial Open Source OpenStack Offering

The new OpenStack private cloud will take full advantage of SUSE Studio and cloud management capabilities.


Tags: SUSE Linux, OpenStack, private cloud, cloud management, open source, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

NASA Ditching Open Source OpenStack? Not So Fast

While Amazon boasts that NASA is saving $1M by moving to AWS, the truth is a bit more complex.


Tags: Piston, OpenStack, Cloud, NASA, Amazon, Amazon Web Services, AWS, open source, servers

Red Hat Debuts CloudForms for Cloud Management

Red Hat wants to manage all clouds, open source or not.


Tags: CloudForms, Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, cloud management, OpenStack, Linux, cloud management tools

Red Hat: No Regrets About Moving to the Enterprise Model

New model changed the way server operating system software was acquired and deployed, as Red Hat celebrates 10 years of enterprise Linux.


Tags: virtualization, enterprise linux, Red Hat, OpenStack, cloud computing, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL

IaaS Meets PaaS: Piston Brings Cloud Foundry Platform to OpenStack

A new open source project lets Cloud Foundry PaaS run on OpenStack IaaS.


Tags: Cloud Foundry, IaaS, PaaS, private cloud, OpenStack, hybrid cloud, cloud computing

Rackspace Cloud (Just) Now Moving to OpenStack

While Rackspace helped to found OpenStack, the company is only just now beginning to adopt the project for its own cloud services.


Tags: public cloud, OpenStack, Rackspace Cloud, Rackspace, private cloud, cloud services, Cloud

VMware: OpenStack Is Immature

VMware's CEO emphasizes his company's strength in both private and public cloud infrastructure as revenues continue to grow.


Tags: Cloud, private cloud, VMware, Rackspace, public cloud, hybrid cloud, VMware vSphere, OpenStack

OpenStack Essex Delivers Cloud Dashboard

Latest open source OpenStack release provides new management, security, storage and compute features.


Tags: cloud computing, Rackspace, OpenStack

Citrix Walks Away from OpenStack, Moves to Apache CloudStack

Citrix kills its commercial OpenStack efforts, claiming it wasn't Amazon compatible; OpenStack execs disagree.


Tags: Cloud.com, Citrix, open source, Apache, OpenStack

OpenStack Debuts TryStack

Open source cloud computing platform gets a new on-ramp with TryStack effort.


Tags: open source, Rackspace, OpenStack

Fedora 16 Goes Exploring With Verne

New Linux release embraces OpenStack and improved GNOME desktop.


Tags: Linux desktop, OpenStack, Gnome, Fedora

Ubuntu 11.10 Ocelot Heads to the Cloud

New Ubuntu release builds in OpenStack, Juju and updated Unity interface on the desktop.


Tags: Ubuntu, Linux, cloud computing, OpenStack, Unity, Juju

Rackspace Opens Up OpenStack With Planned Foundation

A new open source foundation is set to take shape.


Tags: OpenStack, cloud computing, Rackspace, OpenStack Community

Piston Computing Secures OpenStack

A new take on OpenStack debuts with automated deployment and security baked in.


Tags: open source, cloud computing, KVM, OpenStack

OpenStack Diablo Open Source Cloud Platform Accelerates High-Availability

Identity, networking, management and high-availability get a boost in new release of open source cloud platform.


Tags: Rackspace, high availability, cloud computing, open source, OpenStack

HP's OpenStack Cloud Goes Into Private Beta

OpenStack ecosystem continues to grow, but how do you move data across different OpenStack vendors?


Tags: open source software, OpenStack, Rackspace, HP

HP Joins OpenStack

HP joins Dell, Citrix, Cisco, Ubuntu and more than 86 other vendors in the land-grab rush for open source stack superemacy.
Tags: OpenStack, HP, Dell, Ubuntu, open source