CloudStack News

  • Citrix aims for VMware, Amazon with new cloud strategy

    Posted September 24, 2013 - 4:14 pm

    Citrix Tuesday updated its cloud computing strategy, saying that its platform – which is based off the Apache CloudStack project - can span both private on-premises deployments and public clouds and is the only one in the market that takes an application-centric approach to architecting clouds.
  • Apache helps free CloudStack from Citrix fetters

    Posted March 25, 2013 - 10:04 am

    Apache has approved CloudStack as a top-level project, showing how the project is moving beyond the control of Citrix.
  • Open source cloud battles: OpenStack leveling off as CloudStack interest gains

    Posted January 7, 2013 - 5:46 pm

    OpenStack is the largest and most active open source cloud computing project, but interest in the platform has leveled off in the last quarter as momentum for competing project CloudStack continues to build.
  • CloudStack releases first code under Apache license

    Posted November 7, 2012 - 3:43 pm

    OpenStack has grabbed a lot of headlines recently, but competing cloud management platform CloudStack made some news of its own this week with the project releasing its first open source code as part of the Apache Software Foundation.
  • Open source cloud computing slow to catch on, survey finds

    Posted October 5, 2012 - 12:45 pm

    The open source cloud computing market has been heating up in the last year with momentum for OpenStack building, Citrix CloudStack spinning out of OpenStack to be its own project and Eucalyptus slowly gaining tractions. But a new report from cloud management company Zenoss finds slow adoption of these open source platforms so far.
  • Vendors continue to pick sides between CloudStack, OpenStack

    Posted September 6, 2012 - 1:15 pm

    Earlier this year Citrix rumbled the open source cloud industry when it ditched OpenStack, a project backed by big-name companies such as Rackspace, Red Hat, Dell and HP, and launched CloudStack, a competing open source platform for cloud deployments. Months later, vendors across the industry are strategically aligning themselves on either side of the divide between OpenStack or CloudStack, which is now an Apache Software Foundation-managed project.

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