Latest OpenStack publications

OpenStack: Open source transparency among the clouds

Jonathan LaCour, VP, Cloud and Development at DreamHost, a global web hosting, domain registrar and cloud services provider, discusses OpenStack from a user perspective… Being a company with a core value to “Embrace Open Source,” when it came to launching a public cloud service it made sense to want that offering grounded upon powerful, versatile… Read More

OpenStack firm Mirantis announces $100 million Intel investment

Mirantis, the pure-play OpenStack company, today announced an investment and technology collaboration with chipmaking giant Intel. As part of the collaboration, Intel Capital led a $100 million funding round with new investor Goldman Sachs and existing investors August Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Ericsson, Sapphire Ventures and WestSummit Capital. Last October, Mirantis announced an identical deal… Read More

Choosing the right storage layer for your OpenStack cloud

Andy Roberts is field architect for SolidFire International. He was SolidFire’s first systems engineer outside of North America, focusing on clarifying the benefits SolidFire provides in OpenStack, CloudStack, and VMware solutions. Virtualisation has arguably been the biggest shift we’ve seen in IT in the last 10 years. This technology helped simplify IT management by removing… Read More

Google jumps on board as third-tier OpenStack sponsor

The OpenStack Foundation announced yesterday that Google will be joining the not-for-profit organisation as its latest corporate sponsor. Google will join the likes of HP, Intel, IBM, Rackspace, NetApp, EMC and Oracle in backing the OpenStack cloud operating system. As corporate sponsors, Google will sit below Platinum and Gold supporters as a third-tier backer. “We’re… Read More

Dell and Red Hat join forces for private cloud

Computer making giant Dell has teamed up with open source firm Red Hat to offer jointly-engineered, enterprise-grade, private cloud solutions based on OpenStack. The Dell Red Hat Cloud Solution will be powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. The deal will enable Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offerings that enterprise customers need to build public, private and… Read More

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