OpenStack Tag Index

Rivals Red Hat, Mirantis Announce New OpenStack Partnerships

The cloud rivals both announce new telco alliances as competition in the cloud market heats up.

Tags: Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Ericsson, OpenStack, Mirantis, NFV, network-functions virtualization, NTT Communications

OpenStack Newton Debuts With Improved Container Features

The latest release of widely deployed open-source cloud platform improves security, virtualization and networking.

Tags: LDAP, OpenStack, containers, Microsoft Active Directory, OpenStack Mitaka, OpenStack Newton, OpenStack Project, ightweight Directory Access Protocol

Canonical Launches Commercial Support for Kubernetes

Canonical jumps into the Kubernetes market with an upstream-based release as well as a commercial-support option based on the Ubuntu Advantage program.

Tags: Ubuntu, cloud management, Canonical, OpenStack, Kubernetes, Ubuntu Advantage

Red Hat Growing Million Dollar OpenStack Deals

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

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

Red Hat Prepares for OpenStack Newton Improvements

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

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

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, Rackspace, Rackspace Cloud, OpenStack, Amazon AWS

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

VMware Enters the 'Tornado' Phase of Virtualization

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

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

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, red hat linux, quarterly earnings, OpenStack Cloud, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 4.0, Red Hat 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: Linux, Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, engineering, OpenStack, OpenStack Platform, OpenStack Liberty, OpenStack Mitaka

Intel Debuts CIAO for OpenStack Cloud Orchestration [VIDEO]

Intel wants cloud servers to 'Go' faster.

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

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

Rackspace Embraces AppFormix for Private Cloud Control

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

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

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

TripleO Evolves for OpenStack Deployments

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

Tags: open source, cloud computing, Red Hat, OpenStack, TripleO OpenStack, OpenStack-on-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: cloud computing, middleware, Cloud, Red Hat, hybrid cloud, OpenStack, Mirantis, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 4.0, Red Hat 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, Cloud, private cloud, VMware, OpenStack, virtually speaking, public clouds, private clouds, VMware vCloud Air, ZeroStack

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

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, Citrix, OpenStack, CloudStack, cloud servers, Accelerite

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, OpenStack Cloud

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

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, developers, OpenStack

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, IBM, x86, OpenStack, 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: open source, Oracle, OpenStack, containers, Oracle Linux, docker, OpenStack Cloud, containerization, Oracle OpenStack

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, Cloud, OpenStack, cloud applications, cloud apps, Mirantis, Murano, OpenStack Murano, Mirantis OpenStack 7

Red Hat CEO Optimistic on OpenStack Revenue Opportunity

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

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

Why Docker Needs OpenStack

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

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

VMware vSphere Integrated Containers Previewed at VMworld

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

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

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

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