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The OpenStack Foundation today released the 18th version of its namesake open-source cloud infrastructure software. The project has had its ups and downs, but it remains the de facto standard for running…

OpenStack’s latest release focuses on bare metal clouds and easier upgrades

AWS’s Snowball Edge devices aren’t new, but they are getting a new feature today that’ll make them infinitely more interesting than before. Until now, you could use the device to…

With its Snowball Edge, AWS now lets you run EC2 on your factory floor

OpenStack is one of the most important and complex open-source projects you’ve never heard of. It’s a set of tools that allows large enterprises ranging from Comcast and PayPal to stock…

OpenStack in transition

There are few open-source projects as complex as OpenStack, which essentially provides large companies with all the tools to run the equivalent of the core AWS services in their own…

OpenStack spins out its Zuul open source CI/CD platform

Heptio is one of the more interesting companies in the container ecosystem. In part, that’s due to the simple fact that it was founded by Craig McLuckie and Joe Beda,…

Heptio launches an open-source load balancer for Kubernetes and OpenStack

The Red Hat Linux distribution is turning 25 years old this week. What started as one of the earliest Linux distributions is now the most successful open-source company, and its…

Red Hat looks beyond Linux

OpenStack, the open-source infrastructure project that aims to give enterprises the equivalent of AWS for the private clouds, today announced the launch of its 17th release, dubbed “Queens.”

OpenStack gets support for virtual GPUs and new container features

Mirantis co-founder Adrian Ionel left his CEO role in October 2015, at a time when the company was still solely focused on OpenStack. Now he is coming back to reprise…

Adrian Ionel returns to CEO role at Mirantis as the company continues to expand beyond OpenStack

It’s no secret that the OpenStack Foundation has been looking to branch out beyond its eponymous cloud infrastructure project, which, until now, was always its sole focus. It’s also no…

Intel and Hyper partner with the OpenStack Foundation to launch the Kata Containers project

Over the last few years, we’ve seen the launch of a number of open source foundations like the Cloud Native Compute Foundation, the Cloud Foundry Foundation and others. Most of…

The OpenStack Foundation starts to look at projects beyond OpenStack

Adobe likes to talk about its public cloud partnerships with Microsoft and others, but it doesn’t often talk about its private cloud strategy. It’s no secret that there are plenty…

Why Adobe’s Advertising Cloud is (mostly) a private cloud

Shenzhen-based Tencent Holdings Limited, the parent company behind extremely popular services like WeChat and QQ, today announced that it is joining the OpenStack Foundation as a Gold Member. OpenStack members…

WeChat parent company Tencent joins the OpenStack Foundation as a Gold Member

OpenStack, the massive open source project that provides large businesses with the software tools to run their data center infrastructure, is now almost eight years old. While it had its…

OpenStack’s next mission: bridging the gaps between open source projects

OpenStack, the massive open-source project that aims to bring the power and ease of use of public clouds like AWS and Azure to private data centers, today launched Pike, the…

OpenStack sees new use cases in edge computing and fast-growing interest in China

For a long time, traditional IT resisted the cloud, but that has changed in recent years as companies have come to realize that they can’t survive without the agility, scalability…

Managed private cloud stacks trying to find their way in the enterprise

Last December, Juniper acquired the cloud operations management and optimization startup AppFormix and said that it planned to integrate it with its own Contrail product line. That integration is moving…

After acquisition by Juniper, cloud optimization service AppFormix adds support for VMware

Mirantis, one of the earliest players in the OpenStack ecosystem, today announced that it will end-of-life Mirantis OpenStack support in September 2019. The Mirantis Cloud Platform, which combines OpenStack with…

Mirantis launches its new OpenStack and Kubernetes cloud platform

Today, the OpenStack Foundation is launching the latest version of its platform that allows enterprises to run an AWS-like cloud computing platform in their data centers. Ocata, as the 15th release of…

OpenStack sets its sights on the next generation of private clouds

SUSE, which probably is best known for its Linux distribution, has long been a quiet but persistent player in the OpenStack ecosystem. Over the last few months, though, the German company…

SUSE buys HPE’s OpenStack and Cloud Foundry assets

HPE is in an interesting position. Now that it has shut down its Helion public cloud business, its main focus is on its private and managed cloud services, which center around…

HPE gears its updated Helion OpenStack distribution toward telcos

OpenStack, the open source cloud computing platform that allows enterprises to essentially run their own version of AWS in their data centers, was founded by NASA and Rackspace in 2010.…

A maturing OpenStack looks to the future

Six months ago, CoreOS, the purveyor of fine, small Linux distributions and container management services, demoed a project that would allow its users to easily deploy the notoriously complex OpenStack private cloud…

CoreOS launches its OpenStack on Kubernetes project as a technical preview

OpenStack, the massive open source project that helps enterprises run the equivalent of AWS in their own data centers, is launching the 14th major version of its software today. Newton, as this…

OpenStack’s latest release focuses on scalability and resilience

AppFormix helps enterprises, including the likes of Rackspace and its customers, monitor and optimize their OpenStack- and container-based clouds. The company today announced that it has also now added support for…

AppFormix now helps enterprises monitor and optimize their virtualized networks

Mirantis, which specializes in offering software, support and training for running OpenStack, today announced that it is partnering with Germany-based SUSE, best known for its Linux distribution, to offer its customers support for…

Mirantis and SUSE team up to give OpenStack users new support options

OpenStack, the open source project that allows enterprises to run an AWS-like cloud computing service in their own data centers, added support for containers over the course of its last few releases. Running OpenStack itself on…

OpenStack will soon be able to run in containers on top of Kubernetes

Cray has always been associated with speed and power and its latest computing beast called the Cray Urika-GX system has been designed specifically for big data workloads. What’s more, it runs…

Cray’s latest supercomputer runs OpenStack and open source big data tools

CoreOS today announced Stackanetes at the OpenStack Summit in Austin. Stackanetes (and yes, that name probably isn’t ideal) brings together OpenStack, the open source cloud computing platform that allows enterprises…

CoreOS’s Stackanetes lets you use Kubernetes to run OpenStack in containers

Rackspace today announced that it is partnering with AppFormix to bring that company’s cloud monitoring and performance optimization tools to its private OpenStack cloud customers. Thanks to this partnership, Rackspace…

Rackspace brings AppFormix’s cloud optimization platform to its private cloud

It’s no secret that it’s still hard to find good tech talent, and that’s definitely the case for the kind of complex and highly specialized skill set it takes to…

OpenStack Foundation launches its first cloud admin certification exams to combat talent shortage