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OpenStack’s latest release focuses on scalability and resilience

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 new

AppFormix now helps enterprises monitor and optimize their virtualized networks

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 add

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

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, t

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

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 rele

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

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 o

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

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 th

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

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 p

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

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 administer an OpenStack cloud. To grow

Red Hat continues cloud transformation with new OpenStack and Cloud Platform Suite products

Red Hat made it clear a few years ago that it couldn’t rely on its Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) glory forever. It needed a path to transformation and it saw a way with OpenStack and the hybr

Rackspace launches integrated software and hardware OpenStack solution for any data center

Rackspace was one of the founders of the OpenStack cloud computing platform project (together with NASA) and the company has long offered enterprises the option to manage their private OpenStack deplo

OpenStack’s Mitaka release focuses on manageability and user experience

The OpenStack Foundation today launched Mitaka, the thirteenth release of its open source enterprise cloud platform. In many ways, this new release shows the growing maturity of the project, which was

Mirantis scores huge OpenStack win with VW

Mirantis, one of the last pure play OpenStack startups left standing announced a major win today when VW chose them over Red Hat for an enormous OpenStack implementation. It was huge for Mirantis and

DreamHost’s OpenStack-powered EC2 rival comes out of beta

DreamHost is best known as a web hosting service, but the company has also long been a major contributor to the open source OpenStack platform for enterprises. For the last few years, it’s al

The Money In Open-Source Software

It’s no secret that open-source technology -- once the province of radicals, hippies and granola eaters -- has gone mainstream. According to industry estimates, more than 180 young companies that gi

HP Launches Version 2.0 Of Its Helion OpenStack Platform

It’s no secret that HP is about to sunset its public cloud business and that it has conceded that side of its business to the likes of AWS, Microsoft and Google. Instead, the company is now foc

OpenStack Foundation Announces Certification Program For Cloud Admins

The OpenStack Foundation, the nonprofit behind the increasingly popular open-source cloud computing project, today announced the launch of a certification program for OpenStack cloud admins during its

Mirantis Announces Second Straight $100m Round And Intel Partnership

Last October, Mirantis, the pure-play OpenStack vendor announced a $100 million round. Just 10 months later, it’s back with an identical announcement. This time the investment is led by Intel

Mirantis And CoreOS Launch Enterprise-Grade OpenStack And Kubernetes Integration

OpenStack company Mirantis and CoreOS today announced that they have teamed up to integrate Mirantis' OpenStack distribution with CoreOS's Tectonic container platform. Together, the two companies will

Red Hat’s Updated Enterprise OpenStack Platform Promises To Simplify OpenStack Deployments

Red Hat today launched its Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7 into general availability. The distribution combines Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server, the latest OpenStack release ("Kilo"), and the co

Google Signs On As OpenStack Sponsor, Will Contribute Container Tech

Google is joining the OpenStack Foundation as the open source project's newest corporate sponsor, the two organizations announced today. Google, which has informally collaborated with OpenStack on a n
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