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Cisco and IBM acquisitions show pressure is on to make OpenStack easier to use

The companies are aiming to speed up rollouts and cut management costs for private clouds.

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Cisco acquires OpenStack pioneer Piston Cloud

Cisco this week announced intentions to acquire Piston Cloud Computing, its second OpenStack cloud computing buyout in less than a year.

Early OpenStack contributor says cloud project has “lost its heart”

Joshua McKenty helped start OpenStack, now after leaving his startup company based on the open source IaaS cloud computing project, he says it has "lost its heart."

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New IBM OpenStack services support hybrid cloud apps

Big Blue offers a new slate of IBM Cloud OpenStack Services for the open source cloud computing platform designed to help clients and developers integrate applications and data across hybrid clouds.

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Status check on OpenStack: The open source cloud has arrived

The open source cloud computing project OpenStack has hit its stride, backed by vendors like IBM, Rackspace, HP and Cisco it has emerged as the open source alternative to Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google and VMware.

IBM brings OpenStack to its SoftLayer cloud

Enterprise customers can move their OpenStack workloads to the IBM SoftLayer cloud.

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Mirantis joins the Cloud Foundry; Nebula shuts down operations

Major shakeup in the OpenStack ranks.

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OpenStack company Nebula shutters

OpenStack vendor Nebula is one of the first companies in the open source cloud movement to shut down.

Deutsche Bank signs 10-year private cloud deal with HP

German lender moves to OpenStack platform in deal worth 'billions' of dollars.

OpenStack Board Member Rob Hirschfeld on the impact of DevOps, SDN, Docker & more

Listen as RackN CEO and Crowbar Co-Founder Rob Hirschfeld shares his thoughts on hot topics for OpenStack in 2015.

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Mirantis review: Taking the sting out of OpenStack deployments

Mirantis' wizardly discovery, configuration, deployment, and pre-flight testing tool takes you from zero to OpenStack in a matter of hours.

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How to work out the kinks in the cloud

Large organizations are feeling the pressure to push ahead with software-defined data centers, even if they must build them using immature technologies.

HP talks cloud delivery options, the importance of OpenStack, how it competes on price

An in-depth conversation with Bill Hilf, Senior Vice President of Product and Service Management for HP Cloud, about where Helion fits in, cloud consumption models and coming change.

SDN company goes open source

Japanese SDN company Midokura giving away its keystone product.

OpenStack users: We need more experienced staff

Some companies are telling universities not to send them interns without OpenStack experience.

HP leapfrogs Red Hat to become top contributor to OpenStack

There's a new top dog in terms of contributions to OpenStack.

AMD and Canonical partner for ultra-dense OpenStack servers

Partnership will load Canonical's OpenStack on AMD's SeaMicro servers.

What is Metacloud and why did Cisco buy it?

With its purchase of Metacloud, if customers want an OpenStack private cloud, Cisco's got a nice hardware and software combination to sell.

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