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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, NFV, Network Operators, SDN, telecommunications carriers, enterprise networking

VMware Enters the 'Tornado' Phase of Virtualization

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

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

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

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

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

Intel Debuts CIAO for OpenStack Cloud Orchestration [VIDEO]

Intel wants cloud servers to 'Go' faster.

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

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, OpenStack, OpenStack Cloud, servers, Helion Managed Private Cloud, Helion Cloud Platform, HPE, Helion

TripleO Evolves for OpenStack Deployments

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

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

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

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: VMware vSphere, vRealize, VMware vSphere 6, VMware vCloud Air, virtualized infrastructure, hypervisors, Virtual SAN, virtually speaking, VMware, hypervisor, Hyper-V, server virtualization, Dell, EMC, virtualization, Cloud, 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: hybrid cloud, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 4.0, Mirantis, Red Hat, cloud computing, Cloud, middleware, 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: cloud computing, ZeroStack, VMware vCloud Air, private clouds, public clouds, virtually speaking, OpenStack, VMware, private cloud, Cloud

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

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, Rackspace, OpenStack Cloud, OpenStack, Rackspace Cloud, private cloud, Red Hat, cloud deployment, cloud computing

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, Accelerite, OpenStack, CloudStack, cloud servers, Citrix

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 Cloud, OpenStack

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

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

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: IBM Power Systems, blue box, OpenStack, IBM, cloud computing, x86, 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: Kubernetes, docker, Cloud, virtually speaking, containers, Google, container security, containerization, Google Kubernetes, Docker Containers, orchestration, cloud computing

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

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

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

IBM Acquires Managed OpenStack Vendor BlueBox

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: SoftLayer, Bare Metal, IBM, Cloud, cloud computing, 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: Fedora, Juno, Hadoop, Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, OpenStack, cloud computing

Report: Docker Not Yet Widely Used in the Cloud

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

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

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

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

Mirantis OpenStack 6.0 Accelerates Fuel Plugin Deployment

New OpenStack cloud server release enables a more automated way to load to new services.

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

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

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

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: Cloud, cloud computing, open source, HP, ROI, Piston, OpenStack, 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: OpenStack Cloud, cloud computing, OpenStack, Cloud, CERN, OpenStack Icehouse, servers

Mirantis OpenStack 5.1 Re-Fuels Cloud Server

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

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

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, Cisco, Red Hat, IaaS, Cisco UCS, PaaS

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

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

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

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

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

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, OpenStack Juno, OpenStack Cloud, Cloud, cloud computing

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, virtualized, Cloud, development, Ravello Systems, data center

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

Oracle Embraces OpenStack in Solaris 11.2

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

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

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

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

VMware Extends Cloud Desktop Horizon

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

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

Google Redefines Reserved and On-Demand Cloud Instances

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

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

Xen 4.4 ARMs for Virtualization, Adds SPICE

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

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

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: Piston, OpenStack, Piston Cloud, Cloud, cloud computing, OpenStack Folsom, servers

VMware Grows as Cloud Services Market Set to Mature

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

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

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

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

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, cloud management, virtualization, 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, Havana, OpenStack, compute, RedHat, cloud computing, 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: virtualization, RHEV, VMware, Red Hat, cloud computing, virtually speaking, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, cloud management, KVM

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

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: vSphere, VMware, virtualization, cloud computing

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

AMD's SeaMicro Microservers Will Drive Verizon's New Cloud

Verizon is leveraging SeaMicro's SM15000 servers for compute and storage capabilities as well as the company’s Freedom fabric architecture.

Tags: microservers, data storage, processors, IT infrastructure, Verizon, AMD, enterprise networking, SeaMicro, cloud computing

Intel Unveils New Xeon Chips for More Dynamic Data Center

The Xeon E5-2600 v2 lineup includes almost two-dozen chips for not only servers but also storage and networking systems.

Tags: it mobility, Cray, enterprise networking, IBM, SDN, cloud computing, servers, SGI, Intel, processors, data storage, HP

Cisco CTO Warrior: Software-Only SDN Has ‘Limitations’

The Cisco executive’s comments reflect differences in approaches by Cisco and VMware after the virtualization vendor’s introduction of NSX.

Tags: cloud computing, Cisco, virtualization, VMware, SDN, enterprise networking, IT infrastructure

VMware Builds Out Virtualization for Servers, Storage, Networking

The company’s NSX virtual networking offering pulls its own technology and that from Nicira into a single solution.

Tags: servers, data storage, Nicira, IT management, IT infrastructure, enterprise networking, big data, VMware, cloud computing, virtualization

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