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Introduction to Red Hat OpenStack Platform Director

Red Hat
Those familiar with OpenStack already know that deployment has historically been a bit challenging. That’s mainly because deployment includes a lot more than just getting the software installed – it’s about architecting your platform to use existing infrastructure as well as planning for future scalability and flexibility. OpenStack is designed to be a massively scalable […]

How connection tracking in Open vSwitch helps OpenStack performance

Red Hat
By introducing a connection tracking feature in Open vSwitch, thanks to the latest Linux kernel, we greatly simplified the maze of virtual network interfaces on OpenStack compute nodes and improved its networking performance. This feature will appear soon in Red Hat OpenStack Platform. It goes without question that in the modern world, we need firewalling […]

My Cloud Learning journey: Part 3 “We need to talk to Kevin”

HP Enterprise
As part of my ongoing series to learn about the Cloud from the point of view of the totally uninitiated and try to make some sense of it, I’m told “You need to speak to Kevin Stoll. He’s the reality of cloud.” I nod, smile, and wonder what on Earth that means. I get an […]

Cisco: Introducing Metapod 4.0 Now Powered by Red Hat

In September of 2014, Cisco announced its intent to acquire Metacloud. For those of us working at Metacloud, it was an exciting day. There were so many things we wanted to do to create the ultimate Private Cloud as a Service offer that would delight our customers by removing the complexities of deploying, managing, operating, […]

Nexenta ‘Future Proofs’ Storage for Northern Arizona University Researchers

NAU Deploys Industry-Leading, Open Source-Driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) to Process Big Data Items like Genome Maps, Landsat Images and Complex Chemistry Data Sets Nexenta (@Nexenta(link is external)), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced Northern Arizona University (NAU)(link is external) has deployed NexentaStor to handle the extensive datasets involved in research […]

Cisco CSP 2100 and Avi Networks – The power of Data Center NFV with agile, next-generation application services

Until recently, the promise of Network Function Virtualization (NFV) was largely confined to service providers who were looking to improve efficiencies by leveraging Virtualized Network Functions (VNF) running on x86 machines. Not anymore. With the Cisco Cloud Services Platform (CSP) 2100, mainstream enterprises now have an opportunity to take advantage of NFV quickly and easily.  […]

StorPool Releases Enhanced distributed storage software – includes CloudStack, OpenStack and Docker Intrgration

StorPool launches enhanced distributed storage software offering: performance improved by up to 30%, capacity expanded to 1PB, and interoperability increased to include CloudStack alongside OpenStack and Docker StorPool, the intelligent software-defined storage specialist, has launched the latest version of its StorPool software. Bringing block storage technology to both public and private clouds, the new features […]

Introduction to Citrix XenServer Fuel Plugin

Mirantis Fuel, which is a member of the OpenStack Big Tent, has already made itself one of the leading installers for OpenStack and offers a pluggable architecture that enable you to add new capabilities to your environments. XenServer Fuel Plugin aims to enable use of the XenServer open source hypervisor (versions greater than 6.5 SP1) as […]

Red Hat Insights Brings Predictive Analytics to Containers, OpenStack and Virtualized Infrastructure

Red Hat
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today unveiled the next generation of Red Hat Insights, delivering actionable intelligence across Red Hat environments. New improvements include risk assessment and remediation planning capabilities for virtualization hosts, containers, and OpenStack-based private clouds. “Red Hat Insights’ base in Red Hat’s technical knowledge […]

Red Hat Unleashes the Power of Linux Containers with Industry’s Broadest Solution Set

Red Hat
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of the IT industry’s most comprehensive set of enterprise-grade Linux container solutions. Red Hat’s container portfolio spans nearly every application delivery need, from free development tools to a comprehensive container platform that integrates management, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Containers-as-a-Service […]