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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

VMware Expands Photon Platform for Cloud-Native Deployments

VMware's Photon Controller Linux operating system effort for containers has opened up for public consumption.

Tags: Linux, cloud computing, VMware, containers, Photon, Photon Controller, cloud native, VMWare Connector

Cisco Gets Into Containers With ContainerX Acquisition

The tech vendor buys the early-stage startup, whose technology makes it easier for enterprises to manage containers across cloud and data centers.

Tags: cloud computing, Cisco Systems, enterprise networking, containers, management software, hyperconverged infrastructure, ContainerX

VMware Previews Cross-Cloud Services at VMworld

VMware takes aim at helping organizations to manage policies and deployments across disparate cloud services.

Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, data center, VMware, VMworld, containers, Cross-Cloud

Huawei Launches Labs to Drive Open Cloud Networks

The Cloud Open Labs are part of the vendor's All Cloud strategy to make it easier for telco operators to migrate their infrastructures to the cloud.

Tags: cloud computing, open-source software, Huawei, enterprise networking, Network Operators, SDN, NFV, telecommunications carriers

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

Docker Debuts Swarm Mode and More at DockerCon

Docker Swarm Mode highlights an impressive set of announcements as Docker strives to make its container platform more convenient to set up, more secure and easier to use.

Tags: cloud computing, security, Google, Cloud, Microsoft, EMC, virtualization, Apple, Dell, server virtualization, Hyper-V, VMware, public cloud, VMware vSphere, Triton, containers, virtually speaking, public clouds, docker, orchestration, Docker Containers, CoreOS, Kubernetes, container security, virtualized infrastructure, containerization, CoreOS Linux, Google Kubernetes, VMware vSphere 6, vRealize, CoreOS Rocket, Reporting-as-a-Service, Twistlock, Open Container Initiative, Docker 1.8, Docker Security Scanning, Docker Swarm Mode

Container Security Stepping Up to the Plate

The recent launch of Docker Security Scanning is just the latest sign that the security ecosystem around containers is getting stronger by the week.

Tags: cloud computing, security, Google, Cloud, Microsoft, EMC, virtualization, Apple, Dell, server virtualization, Hyper-V, VMware, public cloud, VMware vSphere, Triton, containers, virtually speaking, public clouds, docker, orchestration, Docker Containers, CoreOS, Kubernetes, container security, virtualized infrastructure, containerization, CoreOS Linux, Google Kubernetes, VMware vSphere 6, vRealize, CoreOS Rocket, Reporting-as-a-Service, Twistlock, Open Container Initiative, Docker 1.8, Docker Security Scanning

Google Introduces Support for Heterogeneous Container Clusters

Node pools will allow customers of Google Container Engine to set up multiple nodes in one cluster.

Tags: cloud computing, Google, containers, Kubernetes, Google Container Engine, container clusters

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

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

HPE Offers Converged Hybrid System for SMBs

The new ProLiant appliance, which uses Zynstra's virtualization and management software, lets customers run workloads on-premises and in the cloud.

Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, cloud management, SMBs, Converged Infrastructure, HPE

VMware Shifting Focus in Preparation for Life Under Dell

Just how different will server virtualization pioneer VMware look in the aftermath of Dell becoming its new master?

Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, EMC, virtualization, Dell, server virtualization, Hyper-V, hypervisor, VMware, VMware vSphere, virtually speaking, Virtual SAN, hypervisors, virtualized infrastructure, VMware vSphere 6, vRealize, VMware vCloud Air

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

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

Fedora 23 Linux Secures Servers and the Cloud

The latest milestone release of Red Hat's community Linux distribution improves workstation, server and cloud capabilities, with new container creation capabilities coming in Fedora 24.

Tags: Linux, cloud computing, Cloud, Red Hat, Fedora, Linux server, Fedora Workstation, Fedora Server, Fedora Cloud, Fedora 23, Fedora 24

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

Google Kubernetes Container Orchestration System Gaining Steam

Anything that fosters the development of Kubernetes is probably good news for the container community, and the fruits of collaboration are rapidly becoming evident.

Tags: cloud computing, Google, Cloud, containers, virtually speaking, docker, orchestration, Docker Containers, Kubernetes, container security, containerization, Google Kubernetes

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

Microsoft Ends Support for Windows Server 2003

After today, the long-lived server operating system will no longer receive updates. Microsoft urges dawdlers to migrate before their data is placed at risk.

Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, data center, Windows Server 2003, server operating system, Zynstra

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

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

Managing Windows Server 2003 Migration Risks, Reaping Rewards

There are only a few short months before Microsoft stops supporting Windows Server 2003. IT experts share some insights on managing and surviving the transition.

Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, Microsoft, iPhone, Apple, Windows Server 2008, smartphone, Samsung, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2012, Forefront Endpoint Protection, Galaxy S, Storage, Softchoice, server operating systems, System Center Endpoint Protection

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

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

IBM Bringing OpenPower Servers to SoftLayer Cloud

IBM is set to enable its SoftLayer Cloud customers to deploy to bare metal OpenPower-based servers, though few hard details have been made public.

Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, IBM, Bare Metal, SoftLayer, OpenPOWER

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

Report: Docker Not Yet Widely Used in the Cloud

2015 Ubuntu Server and Cloud Survey reports reveals some surprising findings.

Tags: Linux, cloud computing, Cloud, Ubuntu, Cloud Providers, Ubuntu Server, Docker Containers, Linux servers

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

Eight Big Benefits of Software-Defined Networking

Cloud service providers that want to ensure customers can move their virtualized workloads without requiring much planning can certainly benefit from Software-Defined Networking (SDN).

Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, virtualization, virtualized, SDN, server tutorial, Software-Defined Networking, cloud service provider

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

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

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

Red Hat Extends Cisco Server Partnership

A partnership between Red Hat and Cisco USC that began in 2009 is still going strong, with continued collaboration on the cloud a point of emphasis.

Tags: cloud computing, Red Hat, Cisco, Cisco UCS, PaaS, IaaS

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

VMware Continues Cloud and Network Virtualization Build-out

VMware reports second quarter revenue of $1.46 billion, touting the growth of its cloud products. 

Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, VMware

Public Cloud Options Beyond the Obvious

While companies like Amazon and Google seem to get all the attention when it comes to talk about public and hybrid clouds, there are plenty of other viable options as well.

Tags: cloud computing, Amazon, Google, Cloud, IBM, server virtualization, public cloud, hybrid cloud, virtually speaking, SoftLayer

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

Oracle Launches New x86 Servers

The Intel-powered X4-4 and X4-8 include Oracle's elastic computing capabilities to dynamically adapt to workload needs.

Tags: data storage, database, Oracle, cloud computing, Intel, processors, x86 servers, enterprise apps, IT infrastructure, Exadata, Exalogic, Xeon E7 v2

The Cloud Takes Over TechEd

The latest and most significant virtualization news at TechEd North America was actually a cloud announcement. Bet you wouldn't have predicted that a few years ago.

Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, Microsoft, data center, virtualized, Microsoft Azure, TechEd, Microsoft Azure 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

Taking Your Data Center to the Cloud with Ravello

With Ravello now out of beta status, there's never been a better time to seriously consider the advantages of migrating your data center test and development operations to the cloud.

Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, development, data center, virtualized, Ravello Systems

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

VMware Sees Continued Growth Opportunity in the Cloud

VMware reports first quarter fiscal 2014 revenue at $1.36 as Software Defined Data Center vision grows.

Tags: cloud computing, VMware, Virtualization Management, SDDC, software defined data center

AMD to Launch ARM-Based Opteron Server Chip in Late 2014

The company has begun sampling its "Seattle" SoC, a key part of its "ambidextrous computing" effort.

Tags: cloud computing, IT management, processors, AMD, IT infrastructure, SeaMicro, Verizon Wireless, SoC, hyperscale, ARM processors, microservers

VMware Extends Cloud Desktop Horizon

Horizon 6 launch takes direct aim at Citrix by enabling enterprises with new virtual desktop capabilities.

Tags: cloud computing, VMware, VDI, Virtual Desktop Interface

Google Redefines Reserved and On-Demand Cloud Instances

Google lowers pricing and creates new options for cost-effective cloud computing.

Tags: cloud computing, AWS, PaaS, IaaS, Google Cloud Platform

Xen 4.4 ARMs for Virtualization, Adds SPICE

The open-source Xen project continues to prosper as a Linux Foundation collaboration project.

Tags: Linux, Oracle, cloud computing, Cloud, virtualization, Xen, Linux Foundation, Xen Hypervisor, xen 4.4

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

VMware Grows as Cloud Services Market Set to Mature

VMware finishes 2013 on a high note as it aims for future growth.

Tags: cloud computing, earnings, cloud service, VMware, VMware vCloud Suite

Intel: The Desktop Is Alive, Data Center Is Thriving

Though the PC market has slowed, Intel's CEO still sees room for future growth as his company reports full year 2013 earnings. The company saw major growth in the cloud and networking.

Tags: cloud computing, Intel, desktop, PC growth, networking trends

Microsoft Buys Land for Massive Data Center Expansion in Quincy, Wash.

Microsoft scooped up an additional 200 acres in the tech giant's native home state halfway between Seattle and Spokane to construct a massive new data center.

Tags: cloud computing, cloud services, Microsoft, Dell, Yahoo, green power, Intuit, Fiber Optic Network, server farms, data center construction, wind farm, data center expansion

Recapping the World of Server Virtualization in 2013

The virtualization space has seen significant changes over the past twelve months, but one key factor remains the same as we turn our attention to what 2014 might bring.

Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, virtualization, Red Hat, cloud management, server virtualization, KVM, VMware, VMworld, vSphere, RHEV, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, virtually speaking

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

HotLink's Metamorphosis into Cloud Bursting and DRaaS Solutions

Hotlink may have started out as a vendor of multi-hypervisor management systems, but now the startup is providing the vital glue needed to build more complex cloud bursting and disaster recovery solutions.

Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, cloud management, disaster recovery, virtually speaking, hotlink, Hotlink Hybrid Express

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

Red Hat Ramps Up Virtualization and Cloud Initiatives

Can Red Hat virtualization finally capitalize on new opportunities that will help it emerge from the enormous shadow cast by VMware, Microsoft and Citrix?

Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, Red Hat, cloud management, KVM, VMware, RHEV, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, virtually speaking

Dell to Demo 64-Bit ARM-Based 'Copper' Server

The system maker will show off the server during ARM's TechCon event, where much of the attention will be ARM technology in the data center.

Tags: open source, cloud computing, Dell, HP, Fedora, servers, SoC, ARM processors, microservers

VMware Grows Earnings by Moving Beyond vSphere

While there is still room for growth in server virtualization, VMware sees its future in the cloud.

Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, VMware, vSphere

Lenovo Aims New ThinkServers at Cloud, Virtualization

The new RD540 and RD640 will be armed with Intel's new Xeon E5-2600 v2 processors and will come with new capabilities, like an extra PCIe slot.

Tags: data storage, cloud computing, virtualization, servers, Lenovo, IT infrastructure, enterprise networking, management software

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