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 [...]
The OpenStack conference in San Diego was the biggest I have seen to date. People continued to come in on the first two days of the conference without registrations and were allowed to join in. Originally the conference planned to accommodate 900 people but 1000 had registered two weeks prior to the conference. To top it all, [...]
Small and medium sized businesses (SMB) generally lack expertise, time, and resources to implement cutting-edge private cloud solutions. Such private cloud solutions have been too expensive for SMB, until now. Dell announced today at the OpenStack summit in San Diego:
For the first time, the OpenStack summit (San Diego Oct 15-18) will be running the developer design summit and the user conference in parallel in one location and with one registration system. This is itself is a significant development, as OpenStack use increases in production environments, users will begin to influence the direction and [...]
Since its inception just two years ago, OpenStack has been the model for truly open and free cloud operating system software. Today, September 19, 2012, OpenStack adds yet another feather to its cap. Today marks an important milestone for the OpenStack community and for the open cloud movement: the official launch of [...]