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Before You Begin: Why Your OpenStack Initiative Will Probably Fail

If you are a data center professional that has been around the block, you understand that you either keep up with technology or you become obsolete. You are probably looking at some of the newer IaaS and PaaS offerings. Perhaps investigating Docker or other containers for your organization. The public cloud providers are an option […]

Nexenta Hosts Its Annual OpenSDx Customer Conference at OpenStack Summit 2016, in Austin, TX

Nexenta (@Nexenta(link is external)) the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that it will be bringing its industry disrupting portfolio of Software-Defined Storage (SDS) solutions to The OpenStack Summit(link is external), April 25 – 29, at the Austin Convention Center in Austin. Nexenta will also be a startup sponsor of the […]

OpenStack networking: Almost enterprise-ready

As a four-year-old company, PLUMgrid, Inc. has big dreams of bringing OpenStack networking into the mainstream. “We provide networking in software. If you’ve heard of overlay networking constructs where you do multi-host networking right on a Linux kernel itself, that’s what we do,” Awais Nemat, PLUMgrid’s CEO, told theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s production team, at OpenStack Summit […]

OpenStack’s past, present and future

Despite early setbacks, OpenStack persevered to make steady progress toward its mission to provide an alternative to Amazon for the enterprise. At the conclusion of the third day of a successful OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, theCUBE cohosts Stu Miniman and John Furrier discussed OpenStack’s past, present and future. Although it experienced a rocky past, the […]

When will OpenStack be ready for prime time?

theCUBE cohosts Stu Miniman and John Furrier assessed the OpenStack technology and community as they prepared for their third day of interviews with industry leaders during the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver. Although the conference attracted between 6,000 to 7,000 people this year, Miniman said that OpenStack has some work to do before it reaches maturity. […]

Software-Defined Storage in OpenStack

It’s time expand and showcase the strength of software-defined storage at the upcoming OpenStack Summit. Take a look at the abstract of the session I’m scheduled to participate as a speaker and lets’ get that bad boy vote in and into the schedule. Getting the Bang for your Buck with Software-Defined Storage in OpenStack OpenStack […]

VMTurbo Survey Finds 49% of Active Users Have More Than 25% of Production Environment Deployed in OpenStack

VMTurbo, the only demand-driven control platform for the software-defined data center, today announced additional results of a survey on OpenStack with over 1,200 respondents, providing insight into industry interest in and adoption of the open-source cloud computing software. VMTurbo’s survey results reveal increasing interest in investigating and deploying OpenStack as a private cloud infrastructure, despite […]

Tipping the Scales in OpenStack Adoption

As I wander around the expo floor at the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver there is a distinct feeling here about the shift happening in our industry. The OpenStack Summit has grown at a rapid rate since the launch of the first one which had an attendance of 70 people. As estimates place it at well […]

VMTurbo to Send Six to OpenStack Summit 2015

VMTurbo, the only demand-driven control platform for the software-defined data center, today announced that it will be giving away passes to the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver. Between April 15th and May 6th, VMTurbo will be giving away three pairs of passes to the Summit, a five-day conference for developers, users and administrators of OpenStack Cloud Software, […]

VMTurbo Announces OpenStack Summit Giveaway

VMTurbo, the only demand-driven control platform for the software-defined data center, today announced the specifications of its special edition TurboStack home lab giveaway, being offered to booth visitors at the upcoming OpenStack Summit in Vancouver. The TurboStack home lab comes pre-loaded with a 7-node nested OpenStack environment, managed by VMTurbo Operations Manager. Looking Inside the […]

Akanda Names Mark McClain Chief Technology Officer

Akanda, the first production-ready open source network services virtualization platform, today announced Mark McClain as founding Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, McClain will lead the technical vision and development team for Akanda, and be chief community evangelist for engaging with new contributors and developing broad community support for the open source project. An industry veteran […]

VMware Vs. KVM: OpenStack Hypervisor Race Heats Up

So far, open-source KVM has been enjoying uncontested leadership as the default hypervisor for OpenStack cloud software. That’s largely because OpenStack runs on Linux and KVM comes standard with all Linux distributions. A recent survey of 822 OpenStack users by the OpenStack User Committee clearly illustrates KVM’s predominance. KVM’s share is represented by 86 users, […]

Why vendors can’t sell OpenStack to enterprises

A couple of weeks ago I attended my first OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong. It was an eye opener experience from a research standpoint, and I wrote some of my impressions in a post titled “What I saw at the OpenStack Summit” . In that post I covered three big a-ha moments for me, but […]

Gartner: What I saw at the OpenStack Summit

Last week I attended the OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong. What I saw, or what I think I saw, was so remarkable to me to be worth sharing in a more articulated way that Twitter (@a_perilli) allows me to. Please note that being my first Summit, and being the event held in Asia, some of […]

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