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OpenStack Tag Index

Blue Box OpenStack Lands on IBM Softlayer Servers

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


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

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: open source, cloud computing, Cloud, OpenStack, cloud platform, 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 computing, Cloud, OpenStack, containers, OpenStack Cloud, containerization, OpenStack Magnum project, Magnum

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

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, Linux, Intel, OpenStack, Open Source Projects, Linux servers, server video

IBM Acquires Managed OpenStack Vendor BlueBox

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


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

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

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 computing, Cloud, OpenStack, OpenStack Summit

Gigaspaces Advances Cloudify for OpenStack and Docker Orchestration

The new Cloudify 3.2 release enables orchestration of Docker containers.


Tags: Cloud, OpenStack, virtual machines, GigaSpaces, docker, Docker Containers, containerization, 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: Linux, cloud computing, Intel, Dell, x86 servers, HP, Lenovo, open-source software, Cavium, OpenStack, ARM processors, canonical ubuntu

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

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

OpenStack Kilo Cloud Platform Debuts With Ironic Bare-Metal Service

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


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

Piston Pivots Beyond OpenStack with CloudOS

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


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

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

HP Launches Helion Rack for OpenStack Cloud Delivery

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


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

Google Kubernetes Lands in OpenStack via Mirantis

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


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

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, cloud computing, Red Hat, Fedora, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, OpenStack, Juno

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, CoreOS, container virtualization, Docker container virtualization, Rocket

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, NSX, VMware 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: open source, cloud computing, Cloud, OpenStack, Mirantis, OpenStack Cloud, 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: cloud computing, Cloud, Red Hat, servers, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, OpenStack, RedHat, OpenStack Cloud, Linux servers, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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

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

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, cloud computing, Cloud, HP, ROI, OpenStack, Piston, HP Cloud, Piston Cloud

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: PHP, Zend, Cloud, OpenStack, Zend Server, 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: open source, Linux, Cloud, IBM, Intel, Red Hat, Dell, Cisco, Canonical, SUSE, IPO, Hewlett-Packard Co., OpenStack, AT&T, Mirantis, 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: open source, cloud computing, Cloud server, OpenStack, Mirantis, 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: Ubuntu, Cloud server, AMD, Linux server, SeaMicro, Ubuntu LTS, OpenStack, cloud-in-a-box

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, PaaS, IaaS, OpenStack, SAP HANA, Helion Cloud Platform

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

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

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 computing, Cloud, Cloud server, servers, OpenStack, Nebula

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

Oracle Embraces OpenStack in Solaris 11.2

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


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

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, Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL, OpenStack

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, OpenStack, Piston, OpenStack Folsom, 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, OCP, OpenStack, high-availability, Open Compute Project

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, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, VMware, vSphere, OpenStack

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, IBM, Red Hat, Dell, HP, IT infrastructure, OpenStack

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

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

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

Ubuntu 13.10 Improves Linux Server Deployment

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




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

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

Why Did Juniper Join OpenStack? [VIDEO]

Bob Muglia explains why Juniper is involved with OpenStack.


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

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

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, OpenStack Grizzly

Ubuntu 13.04 Linux Server Debuts. Should You Upgrade?

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


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

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

Why Rackspace Uses Xen for OpenStack

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


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

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

Dell Partners with SUSE Linux for OpenStack

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


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

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

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

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

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

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: open source, cloud computing, Red Hat, PaaS, OpenStack, 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: open source, cloud computing, Cisco, VMware, hybrid cloud, OpenStack, Piston

Fedora 18 Linux Improves Installation and Virtualization

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


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

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 cloud, OpenStack, public clouds

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

Red Hat Previews OpenStack Folsom Enterprise Cloud Release

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


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

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

Apache CloudStack 4.0 Expands the Open Source Cloud

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


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

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

Ubuntu 12.10 Linux Delivers OpenStack Folsom Cloud

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


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

VMware vSphere Embraces OpenStack

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


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

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