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Citrix CloudPlatform helps SoftLayer simplify Private Clouds

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What if enterprise customers could build a secure private cloud in just a few hours?  Thanks to SoftLayer and Citrix CloudPlatform, they can! Leveraging the experience building its public cloud, SoftLayer was able to design a hosted private cloud service that caters to an enterprise user. The new SoftLayer Private Cloud offering uses Citrix CloudPlatform […]

OpenStack consortia to rival Citrix, VMware, Microsoft as VDI hits tipping point

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A consortia will announce this month the development of an OpenStack-based VDI stack to rival proprietary desktop virtualization platforms of VMware, Citrix and Microsoft. That, along with recent acquisitions by Dell and VMware in the desktop virtualization space, and Citrix’s announcement of CloudStack-based Project Avalon last month, signify an imminent tipping point for enterprise adoption […]

Verio and Citrix to Power New Cloud Service Offering

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Verio Inc.,the leading provider of online business solutions to SMBs worldwide, today announced they have aligned with Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) to offer its CloudStack™ platform as part of their new Cloudn™ Cloud service offering. Cloudn is also available in Japan via Verio’s parent company NTT Communications. Currently available exclusively for Partners, Verio’s Cloudnintegrates the Citrix CloudStack […]

The OpenStack drama and the future of the cloud

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For some time, I’ve been fascinated by OpenStack, an exciting open source project that’s evolving into a "cloud operating system" for the data center. It was a shock last week to see Citrix Systems, a charter member of the OpenStack consortium, make a loud exclamation of no confidence and pull out, opting instead to create its own […]

Do Amazon’s APIs matter?

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For those who have been wondering where I personally stand in the brouhaha over Amazon, Citrix, Eucalyptus, CloudStack, OpenStack, Rackspace, HP, and so on, along with the broader competitive market that includes VMware, Microsoft, and the Four Horsemen of management tools… I should state up-front that I hold the optimistic viewpoint that I want everyone […]

Ecosystems in conflict – Amazon vs. VMware, and OpenStack

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Citrix contributing CloudStack to the Apache Software Foundation isn’t so much a shot at OpenStack (it just happens to get caught in the crossfire), as it’s a shot against VMware. There are two primary ecosystems developing in the world: VMware and Amazon. Other possibilities, like Microsoft and OpenStack, are completely secondary to those two. You […]

AppFog PaaS is Verified as Citrix Ready

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AppFog, the leading cloud-based platform-as-a-service (PaaS) today announced that its AppFog PaaS is verified as Citrix Ready®. The Citrix Ready program helps customers identify third-party solutions that are recommended to enhance networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix Systems, Inc. AppFog completed a rigorous verification process to ensure compatibility with Citrix CloudStack™, providing confidence in […]

OpenStack Answers Citrix Defection with its Strongest Release

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Call it fate, call it synchronicity, call it well-planned, but whatever you do, don’t call it a comeback. Just as Citrix gave its CloudStack platform to Apache and left the still-fledgling OpenStack Foundation in the lurch, OpenStack has shown it’s far from defeated with the launch of Essex, the fifth major release of the open […]

Citrix: It’s All About Open

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[This is] the biggest day for the internet since Tim Berners-Lee decided to give the World Wide Web to the masses…It means more people can use cloud services using more devices in more ways…[Citrix contributing CloudStack to Apache is] massive. And it could be a very pivotal moment in the story of the internet. In a nutshell: cloud just […]

Gartner: Citrix, CloudStack, OpenStack, and the war for open-source clouds

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There are dozens upon dozens of cloud management platforms (CMPs), sometimes known as “cloud stacks” or “cloud operating systems”, out in the wild, both commercial and open source. Two have been in the news recently — Eucalyptus and CloudStack — with implications for the third, OpenStack. Last week, Eucalyptus licensed Amazon’s API, and just yesterday, […]

Citrix Gives Cloudstack to the Apache Software Foundation and Turns its Back on OpenStack

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Citrix is turning Cloudstack over to the Apache Software Foundation and aligning closely with Amazon Web Services in a move that will force the very green OpenStack movement  t0 take another look at its governance model. The move by Citrix is a coup of sorts for AWS. The companies have no official partnership but Citrix […]

Citrix aims to become the Red Hat of cloud computing with CloudStack

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Citrix is making its mark on open-source cloud computing, following CloudStack software’s release to the Apache Foundation. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based technology company acquired the rights to CloudStack with last year’s Cloud.com acquisition. Citrix is a significant contributor to another open-source cloud computing platform called OpenStack, and one of the earliest members. RackSpace and NASA jointly […]

Citrix to Become a Platinum Sponsor of the Apache Software Foundation

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Citrix today announced that it has increased its existing commitment to open source and become a platinum sponsor of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), a non-profit, volunteer-run open source foundation. Citrix will join fellow ASF sponsors Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! to help aid organizational, legal and financial support for numerous Apache projects. Through a […]

Citrix Unveils Next Phase of CloudStack Strategy

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Citrix today unveiled the next phase of its strategy to accelerate the broad adoption of open, interoperable cloud computing. As a key part of this strategy, the company’s popular CloudStack™ solution will become the first cloud platform in the industry to be submitted to the Apache Software Foundation, home of the world’s most successful open […]

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