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VMTurbo Wants You To “Find Your Desired State”

Win a $10,000 Dream Vacation by visiting the Real-Time Control leader at VMworld 2015, Booth #505 VMTurbo, the only real-time control platform for the software-defined data center, today announced its “Find Your Desired State” at VMworld contest, with a grand prize of $10,000 towards your “Desired State” – a dream vacation anywhere in the world. […]

HP buys Stackato, the PaaS powering its hybrid cloud, from long-time partner

The latest acquisition in Hewlett-Packard Co.’s renewed shopping spree should come as little surprise to customers. The technology giant has bought Stackato, a platform-as-a-service toolkit developed by a Canadian partner called ActiveState Software Inc. that has been shipping with its public cloud for the last three years. There reason why HP chose the technology over […]

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 […]

A Full Menu of OpenStack Choices

Most major vendors have an open source cloud solution. But they take very different approaches, so you need to be a picky eater and find the right restaurant. In the IT industry, everything comes back around eventually. It’s happening now, as vendors trying to "own" OpenStack are facing similar challenges and deploying similar strategies and […]

Nexenta Delivers Unparalleled Multi-Data Center Reliability, Scalability and Performance for Large and Distributed Cloud Deployments Based on Software-Defined Storage

Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader of Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) solutions and ATTO Technology, a leading storage connectivity and infrastructure solution company, today jointly introduced NexentaStor MetroHA. Nexenta’s award-winning software now supports MetroHA configurations to deliver unparalleled availability, scalability and performance across multiple data centers.  NexentaStor MetroHA serves as a stretch cluster—a cluster configured […]

VMware NSX Insight From an Expert, Part 1

The demand for VMware NSX is growing. And while customers realize its potential, they are often unclear on the tangible business benefits made possible with VMware NSX. We sat down with Hatem Naguib, VMware Vice President, Network and Security, and asked him to share his insight on VMware NSX and the advantages it offers VMware customers. This interview will […]

VMTurbo to Exhibit Joint Solutions at Red Hat Summit

VMTurbo, the only demand-driven control platform for the software-defined data center, will exhibit at the upcoming Red Hat Summit in Boston, MA. VMTurbo and Red Hat will co-demonstrate the results of their recent collaboration, designed to enable users to control their applications, target and deliver on pre-defined Quality of Service metrics while maximizing infrastructure efficiency. […]

Xen Project 4.5.1 Maintenance Release Available

The Xen Project
I am pleased to announce the release of Xen 4.5.1. We recommend that all users of the 4.5 stable series update to this first point release. Xen 4.5.1 is available immediately from its git repository: or from the Xen Project download page at This release contains many bug fixes and improvements. For example: Removal […]

Download: Oracle Virtualization Buyer’s Guide

Roddy Rodstein
Mokum is pleased to announce the release of its 2015 Mokum Oracle Virtualization Buyer’s Guide that reviews Oracle’s virtualization portfolio against a list of features that matters the most to Oracle customers. This Buyer’s Guide provides the critical information that all Oracle customers need when selecting an Oracle virtualization solution.   The 2015 Mokum Oracle […]

The results are in! Thoughts on the OpenStack Survey

The OpenStack ecosystem continues to garner attention, and it is with good reason. Now in its 11th named release, the nearly six year old open cloud platform seems to be reaching a tipping point which is seeing more organizations taking a long look at bringing an OpenStack private cloud into their portfolio. Over the last […]

OpenStack consolidation continues as Cisco picks up Piston Cloud

The OpenStack ecosystem saw another early distributor bow out this week when Cisco Systems, Inc. announced the acquisition of Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. in a deal that has in many ways been a long time coming. The move brings full circle a period of unprecedented consolidation for OpenStack. The crunch started with the networking giant buying […]

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 […]

Now Available: DataCore’s Fifth Annual State of Software-Defined Storage Survey

“Two major surprises jump out at you from the findings,” said Deni Connor, founding analyst, SSG-NOW. “The absence of near term spending on Big Data and Object Storage among the majority of respondents, and the relatively small penetration of flash across these 477 organizations. Not surprising are the rising levels of investments on Software-Defined Storage […]

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 […]

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