Cloud is all about agility and innovation. It is one of the key driving forces behind the incredible value that is being realized in the technology market today. The cloud enables and accelerates major markets such as Big Data, mobile and social. The cloud paradigm is shaking up every layer of the hardware and software [...]
The next OpenStack release – Juno – gets its name from an unincorporated community Dawson County Georgia as has been the tradition with alphabetical naming of OpenStack releases since the first A release (Austin).
The current OpenStack release – Icehouse- has already been released [...]
Readying OpenStack for enterprises is one step closer to reality . Today, Dell and Red Hat launched their first co-engineered Enterprise-grade OpenStack solution at the Red Hat Summit in San Francisco.
See press release here
What Do Enterprises Want?
Let us look at what typical enterprises expect from their vendors when they begin on a journey building an OpenStack-based private cloud environments.
First, it’s important to recognize that enterprises deal with a lot of cultural and political challenges, when introducing new cloud technologies. The move to cloud technologies typically tends [...]
Hong Kong: The First OpenStack Summit outside the US!
Hong Kong gets the honor of hosting the first international OpenStack Summit outside the US. The above is the picture of the
The OpenStack conference in Portland saw almost 3000 attendees, more than double the last summit in San Diego just six months ago. As it happened in San Diego, people continued to come in on the first two days of the conference without pre-registrations and were allowed to register at the last minute and allowed to [...]
Dell is a premier sponsor of the OpenStack Summit this year. We are speaking at a number of sessions and panels where our team of OpenStack experts will share their expertise and experience with the community. If you are there at the Summit, we would love to see you [...]
OpenStack Grizzly is close to feature freeze and is marching towards release in early April. The following release will be named Havana after an incorporated community name in Oregon, not the Cuban city which is famous for its Cigars.
The OpenStack Name Progression During the Growth Years
In case you have not been [...]
I returned from Dell World 2012 yesterday, which just concluded at the the Austin Convention Center. It was a spectacular event with more than 6,000 attendees, which included customers, partners, and more than 250 global press, analysts and influencers, I won’t rehash the myriad activities, panels, speaking sessions, press announcements etc, all of which [...]
In a previous blog post “Dell Expands OpenStack Private Clouds To SMB Customer”, I explained how Dell brought to market (in partnership with Morphlabs) the smallest form factor private cloud solution called mCloud Helix The mCloud Helix’s includes Dell’s PowerEdge C 6220, Dell’s crowbar software, and high-performance SSD technology which provides customers [...]