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Status check on OpenStack: The open source Cloud has arrived

Piston Cloud Computing was one of the darlings of the OpenStack movement. A founding father of the cloud computing project, it produced one of the first private cloud products based on the open source code.

Written by Brandon Butler21 May 15 05:50

Microsoft boasts that new tool will control Amazon's Cloud, too

Microsoft this week launched a tool that initially is best for managing its public and private clouds but that the company says will soon enable enterprises to control hybrid clouds based on Amazon Web Services and VMware clouds, too.

Written by Brandon Butler06 May 15 06:49

Google: Cloud on verge of major transformation

Something big is up in the cloud. Google's Senior Vice President for Technical Infrastructure Urs Hölzle says in five years you will barely be able to recognize what today's cloud looks like.

Written by Brandon Butler30 April 15 22:40

IDC's state of the network at Interop: Change, or be left behind

The confluence of mobile, social and big data trends are driving a tectonic transformation and businesses that do not change with these trends will be left behind, analysts from research firm IDC said at Interop 2015.

Written by Brandon Butler30 April 15 04:07

Interop 2015: SDN reality-check, apps aplenty

This week's Interop agenda includes more than 125 sessions covering topics as wide ranging as a status update on the latest trends in software defined networking (SDN) to tips for new application development and delivery methods, infrastructure management, and the pervasive issues of security and mobile workers.

Written by Brandon Butler28 April 15 23:21

Will containers kill the virtual machine?

Two years ago when Frank Macreery started Aptible to help companies host sensitive healthcare data in the cloud, as CTO he decided that containers would play a pivotal role in the company's operations.

Written by Brandon Butler16 April 15 05:53

OpenStack company Nebula shutters

One of the first casualties of the OpenStack world is Nebula, a company founded by a of the pioneer of the open source cloud computing movement.

Written by Brandon Butler03 April 15 04:39

12 free cloud storage options

With all the public cloud storage offerings on the market today, many vendors just want customers to sign up for their services. So, in return for a new account, many offer free cloud storage.

Written by Brandon Butler24 March 15 07:09

How to get certified in VMware virtual networking

During the past year VMware has released a series of network virtualization certifications for network professionals to gain expertise in software defined networking, and specifically how it integrates with existing physical networking.

Written by Brandon Butler09 March 15 23:10

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