OpenStack - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21870 en Ubuntu chases after Red Hat with OpenStack and Docker bundles http://www.infoworld.com/t/linux/ubuntu-chases-after-red-hat-openstack-and-docker-bundles-240568?source=rss_openstack <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Ubuntu_hp.jpg" alt="Ubuntu chases after Red Hat with OpenStack and Docker bundles" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Even if Canonical hasn't remade the consumer desktop with Ubuntu or made much of a dent with Ubuntu as a phone or tablet OS -- at least, not compared to the way Google has with both Android and Chrome -- there's no denying the presence Cloud Computing Virtualization Linux OpenStack Open Source Software Virtualization Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:37:46 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 240568 at http://www.infoworld.com 'State of the Cloud Report' proclaims hybrid is king http://www.infoworld.com/t/hybrid-cloud/state-of-the-cloud-report-proclaims-hybrid-king-239657?source=rss_openstack <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/cloud_checklist.jpg" alt="'State of the Cloud Report' proclaims hybrid is king" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>What's the state of business cloud in 2014? Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Amazon Web Services Hybrid Cloud OpenStack Private Cloud Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:16:33 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239657 at http://www.infoworld.com Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization promises more OpenStack integration http://www.infoworld.com/t/server-virtualization/red-hat-enterprise-virtualization-promises-more-openstack-integration-239394?source=rss_openstack <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/VI9E83~1.JPG" alt="Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization promises more OpenStack integration" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Red Hat just released a beta version of the latest rev of its server and desktop virtualization solution, <a href="http://www.redhat.com/products/cloud-computing/virtualization/" target="_blank">Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization</ Cloud Computing Data Center Enterprise Architecture Virtualization Red Hat Server Virtualization Virtual Desktop OpenStack Open Source Software Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:46:41 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239394 at http://www.infoworld.com Cisco's cloud strategy: Be the glue between businesses http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/ciscos-cloud-strategy-be-the-glue-between-businesses-238978?source=rss_openstack <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Corporations_in_Cloud_hp.jpg" alt="Cisco's cloud strategy: Be the glue between businesses" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>What exactly has Cisco Systems bought with its <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/cisco-plans-1-billion-investment-in-global-cloud-infrastructure-238962">$1 billion investment in global cloud infrastructure</a>? Cloud Computing Cisco Systems OpenStack Cloud Computing Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:26:55 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238978 at http://www.infoworld.com Update: Cisco plans $1 billion investment in global cloud infrastructure http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/update-cisco-plans-1-billion-investment-in-global-cloud-infrastructure-238962?source=rss_openstack <p>Cisco Systems plans to invest over $1 billion to expand its cloud business over the next two years, including building an OpenStack-based "network of clouds" with partners.</p> <p>The whole IT industry is moving to a world where more applications are running in hosted environments, and Cisco doesn't want to be left behind. The key building blocks of this push are Cisco Cloud Services and what the networking giant has dubbed an Intercloud, which will be hosted across a global network of Cisco and partner data centers, it said on Monday.</p> Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Cisco Systems IaaS OpenStack SaaS Technology Business Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:21:42 +0000 admin 238962 at http://www.infoworld.com Look out, Amazon -- OpenStack jobs are on the rise http://www.infoworld.com/t/openstack/look-out-amazon-openstack-jobs-are-the-rise-238448?source=rss_openstack <div id="tw-edit" style="height: 182px; width: 243px; background: #ffffff no-repeat center top; position: relative; float: right; padding-bottom: 8px; padding-top: 8px; padding-left: 8px; padding-right: 8px"><img alt="Look out, Amazon -- OpenStack jobs are on the rise" src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/openstack_cloud.jpg" width="243" align="right" height="182" /></div> <p>Cloud skills are unquestionably one of the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/mobile-dev-chops-cloud-infrastructure-skills-youre-hired-232371">hot new areas</a> for IT job seeker IT Jobs OpenStack Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238448 at http://www.infoworld.com Mirantis looks to open up OpenStack vendor certifications http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/mirantis-looks-open-openstack-vendor-certifications-237470?source=rss_openstack <p><a href="http://www.mirantis.com/" target="_blank">Mirantis</a>, a services and systems integration company that has evolved into an OpenStack distribution provider, may be small in size but the company has proven time and again that it isn't afraid to mix things up with the big boys in the cloud playground in which it plays. And now it's going up against Red Hat in an effort to push an open-source certification initiative for products within OpenStack cloud environments.</p> Virtualization Red Hat Hybrid Cloud OpenStack Private Cloud Open Source Software Cloud Computing Virtualization Mon, 03 Mar 2014 17:00:53 +0000 David Marshall 237470 at http://www.infoworld.com Mirantis, IBM give businesses 75,000 reasons to adopt OpenStack http://www.infoworld.com/t/openstack/mirantis-ibm-give-businesses-75000-reasons-adopt-openstack-237340?source=rss_openstack <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/openstack_cloud.jpg" alt="Mirantis, IBM give businesses 75,000 reasons to adopt OpenStack" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>When <a href="http://www.mirantis.com/" target="_blank">Mirantis</a> wanted to see how well OpenStack scaled when dealing with tens of thousands of VMs, it teamed up with IBM's SoftLayer to create some benchmarks.</p> Cloud Computing OpenStack Private Cloud Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:26:11 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 237340 at http://www.infoworld.com Rackspace adds much-needed budget management tools to OpenStack http://www.infoworld.com/t/openstack/rackspace-adds-much-needed-budget-management-tools-openstack-236752?source=rss_openstack <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/openstack_cloud.jpg" alt="Rackspace adds much-needed budget management tools to OpenStack" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>The hardest part about creating a private cloud isn't creating it, but managing it, and sometimes the hardest management tasks aren't the technical ones, but the budgetary ones. Cloud Computing OpenStack Private Cloud Open Source Software Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:03:37 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 236752 at http://www.infoworld.com Suse does OpenStack with Suse Cloud 3 http://www.infoworld.com/t/openstack/suse-does-openstack-suse-cloud-3-236698?source=rss_openstack <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/openstack_cloud.jpg" alt="Suse does OpenStack with Suse Cloud 3" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Like Linux before it, OpenStack is manifesting via different vendors, each a product of a different development philosophy and target market. Cloud Computing Open Source Software OpenStack Open Source Software Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 236698 at http://www.infoworld.com Red Hat refreshes private cloud stacks for the enterprise http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/red-hat-refreshes-private-cloud-stacks-the-enterprise-234799?source=rss_openstack <p>Red Hat has updated a number of its products for running private clouds, better preparing them for the complex ways of the enterprise.</p> Cloud Computing Open Source Software Linux OpenStack Thu, 23 Jan 2014 00:16:05 +0000 admin 234799 at http://www.infoworld.com Patent trolls target their next victim: Cloud computing http://www.infoworld.com/d/open-source-software/patent-trolls-target-their-next-victim-cloud-computing-233944?source=rss_openstack <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Cloud_Performance_hp.jpg" alt="Patent trolls target their next victim: Cloud computing" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>With the shift to cloud well under way, can we expect to see the same innovation-crushing surge of patent abuse in the field of cloud computing? Cloud Computing Open Source Software OpenStack Open Source Software Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Simon Phipps 233944 at http://www.infoworld.com Your 2014 heat map for enterprise technology http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/your-2014-heat-map-enterprise-technology-234024?source=rss_openstack <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/lightbulb_idea.jpg" alt="Your 2014 heat map for enterprise technology" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Application Development Big Data Cloud Computing Consumerization of IT Data Center Data Management Open Source Software Application Development Event Processing IaaS Hadoop JavaScript NoSQL OpenStack PaaS SDN Cloud Computing Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 234024 at http://www.infoworld.com IBM adds a fancy scheduler to its OpenStack stack http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/ibm-adds-fancy-scheduler-its-openstack-stack-233047?source=rss_openstack <p>IBM has reached into its software portfolio to provide a more sophisticated scheduler for the OpenStack deployments it builds for its customers.</p> <p>"You don't want a cloud user to feel like their application is not performing as advertised," said Jay Muelhoefer, IBM's strategy director for the new Platform Resource Scheduler.</p> Cloud Computing IBM OpenStack Fri, 20 Dec 2013 18:06:40 +0000 admin 233047 at http://www.infoworld.com Report: Salesforce.com joining OpenStack http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/report-salesforcecom-joining-openstack-232801?source=rss_openstack <p>Salesforce.com, the preeminent SaaS (software as a service) company, is reportedly joining the open source OpenStack project.</p> <p>The Wall Street Journal quotes Graham Weston, co-founder and chairman of Rackspace, which is one of the original OpenStack companies, to report the news. The move would be a major endorsement of the open source platform by yet another major technology company. Salesforce.com would join the ranks of Cisco, IBM, Intel, Red Hat, Dell, HP and dozens of others who have thrown support behind the open source infrastructure as a service (IaaS) project.</p> Cloud Computing Salesforce.com OpenStack SaaS Tue, 17 Dec 2013 20:23:23 +0000 admin 232801 at http://www.infoworld.com Dell and Red Hat team to sell enterprise OpenStack http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/dell-and-red-hat-team-sell-enterprise-openstack-232587?source=rss_openstack <p>Dell will start selling systems early next year that run Red Hat's version of the OpenStack open-source cloud platform.</p> <p>The offering will be tailored for large enterprises that wish to set up private clouds, said Radhesh Balakrishnan, Red Hat general manager for virtualization and OpenStack.</p> Cloud Computing Dell Red Hat OpenStack Servers Open Source Software Thu, 12 Dec 2013 20:53:57 +0000 admin 232587 at http://www.infoworld.com Oracle becomes sponsor of OpenStack Foundation http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/oracle-becomes-sponsor-of-openstack-foundation-232426?source=rss_openstack <p>Oracle is now a corporate sponsor of the OpenStack Foundation and plans to weave parts of the open-source infrastructure platform into its own products, saying it will give customers more flexibility and options for managing clouds.</p> <p>The products in question include the Solaris OS, Oracle's Linux distribution, Oracle VM, Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance, Oracle's IaaS (infrastructure as a service) offering, and ZS3 Series, Axiom and StorageTek systems, according to Tuesday's announcement.</p> Cloud Computing Open Source Software Oracle OpenStack Open Source Software Tue, 10 Dec 2013 20:22:19 +0000 admin 232426 at http://www.infoworld.com OpenStack under fire: The critics aren't all wrong http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/openstack-under-fire-the-critics-arent-all-wrong-232174?source=rss_openstack <p>When others make strong statements about cloud computing technology, the bloggers swarm in and argue the point. I'm certainly <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/its-official-cloud-computing-now-meaningless-169416">not innocent of making provocative statements</a> about the cloud computing market. Having set off a few of these blog wars myself, it's not often that I let myself be drawn into the arguments.</p> Cloud Computing OpenStack Fri, 06 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 232174 at http://www.infoworld.com Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 boasts cloud tie-ins http://www.infoworld.com/t/linux/red-hat-enterprise-linux-65-boasts-cloud-tie-ins-231489?source=rss_openstack <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/virtualization-redhat.jpg" alt="Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 touts cloud tie-ins" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>It's just about impossible to release a major piece of software these days without having the word "cloud" in the description somewhere. Cloud Computing Open Source Software Red Hat Linux OpenStack Open Source Software Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:59:49 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 231489 at http://www.infoworld.com Red Hat, Rackspace defend OpenStack against analyst's barbs http://www.infoworld.com/t/openstack/red-hat-rackspace-defend-openstack-against-analysts-barbs-231438?source=rss_openstack <div id="tw-edit" style="height: 182px; width: 243px; background: #ffffff no-repeat center top; position: relative; float: right; padding: 8px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/openstack_cloud.jpg" alt="Red Hat, Rackspace defend OpenStack against analyst's barbs" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>After three years and change, OpenStack may still be one of the big choices for creating a private cloud, but the enthusiasm of its creators and vendors hasn't been matched by its uptake in the enterprise.</p> Cloud Computing OpenStack Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:48:36 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 231438 at http://www.infoworld.com