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Ubuntu Wily Werewolf trots out easy-install OpenStack

The latest version of Canonical's Linux distribution features a streamlined OpenStack installer, along with the LXD hypervisor and telco-strength networking


Mirantis OpenStack 7.0 released

Mirantis remains one of the leading bug fixers of  OpenStack Kilo.

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SDN start-up PLUMgrid opens up on OpenStack

Supports more distributions of cloud framework; enhances software for microservices, visibility.


Mirantis Launches NFV Initiative with Citrix, Metaswitch and Overture Networks

Software defined networking solution makes networking agile, scalable and cost effective

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Is OpenStack ready for prime time?

For early private cloud adopters, the answer is a qualified yes.


OpenStack company Mirantis grabs $100 million investment

A collaboration with Intel brings in Goldman Sachs as new investor.

Mesophere assembles a software stack to analyze streaming data

Open source software vendor Mesosphere plans to release a stack of integrated software that would make it easy for enterprises to capture data in real time and analyze it on the fly.

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Jim Zemlin: I would love to take Linus Torvalds to space

I sat down with Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, in a video interview to discuss efforts the foundation is involved with.


LinuxCon exclusive: Mark Shuttleworth says Snappy was born long before CoreOS and the Atomic Project

Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical and Ubuntu, made a surprise visit at LinuxCon. I sat down with him for a video interview and talked about Ubuntu on IBM’s new LinuxONE systems, Canonical’s plans for containers, open source in...

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Holding hands: The necessity of collaboration with Open Source projects

Open Source projects need to begin to liaison with each other at the leadership level. Project leaders need to discuss and define the overall strategy and vision. These discussions need to have a long-term effect beyond the immediate...


Tectonic meets OpenStack: Container earthquake expected

CoreOS and Mirantis come together to integrate their open source technologies.

Red Hat readies OpenStack for the enterprise

Red Hat has packaged OpenStack to make it easier to deploy for hosting mission critical jobs.


Mirantis just made it easy to get started with OpenStack

The company has launched its Unlocked Appliances program to assist customers in setting up OpenStack.

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The era of OpenStack Interoperability will change the cloud as we know it

Support for the new federated identity feature brings us one step closer to the realization of a global network of clouds.

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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