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VMware Integrated OpenStack plays to VMware user base

VIO 2.0 offers new tooling and seamless upgrades, while still protecting the VMware user base from attrition

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ZeroStack hatches plans for no-hassle, cloud-managed OpenStack

The cloud-managed appliance for delivering OpenStack to small enterprises faces the same market challenges as any other current offering

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Intel seeks to boost its OpenStack cred with Mirantis move

Intel's financial backing for Mirantis will aid OpenStack -- and help Intel find future customers for its hardware-based virtualization tech

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Intel backs $100 million funding round into OpenStack cloud

Chip maker looks to move enterprises further into the cloud

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Red Hat should double down on containers

As Red Hat homes in on VMware, investing development resources in Kubernetes, Project Atomic, and other container-related efforts will pay off far more than propping up OpenStack

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Mirantis pins OpenStack hopes on CoreOS Tectonic container management

By certifying CoreOS Tectonic container management, Mirantis is using containers to help OpenStack stay relevant to enterprise audiences

Red Hat readies OpenStack for the enterprise

Red Hat has packaged OpenStack to make it easier to deploy for hosting mission critical jobs

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OpenStack wins big with Google partnership

Google is the go-to company for making containers work across technology stacks

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4 reasons why Google joined OpenStack

What will Google gain by becoming a member of the OpenStack Foundation? What's in it for OpenStack? Here are four likely possibilities

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Mirantis' next big move: OpenStack appliances

Mirantis is preparing to offer its own appliance-based OpenStack hardware solutions, with plans to avoid Nebula's fate

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OpenDaylight's SDN software is aimed at telecom, not enterprise needs

Much like OpenStack, OpenDaylight's Lithium is more attractive to telcos and carriers than mainstream enterprises -- and it's far from the only project of its kind

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With OpenShift 3, Red Hat puts container power in developers' hands

With the new version of OpenShift and the brand-new Atomic Enterprise Platform, Red Hat moves to make container technology a developer tool, not just an admin's one

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The private cloud is for suckers

Managers embrace private cloud solutions such as OpenStack because they keep IT in control, but are they simply old men shaking their fists at the public cloud?

Cisco and IBM acquisitions show pressure is on to make OpenStack easier to use

The companies are aiming to speed up rollouts and cut management costs for private clouds

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Cisco acquires OpenStack pioneer Piston Cloud

Piston Cloud is Cisco’s second OpenStack buy in less than a year

IBM muscles up on OpenStack with Blue Box buy

IBM will fold Blue Box's private cloud capabilitiues into its own cloud services

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Cisco's Piston acquisition shows the plight of OpenStack indies

In the current OpenStack market, a buyout by a major player may be the best possible fate for indie outfits

Early OpenStack contributor says cloud project has 'lost its heart'

Joshua McKenty helped start OpenStack, now after leaving his startup company based on the open source IaaS cloud computing project, he says it has "lost its heart."

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