Latest OpenStack publications

OpenStack project possibly on track to implode?

There has been a lot of chatter about OpenStack this week coming out of its summit in Atlanta including the launch of the OpenStack Marketplace. It seems to have been well supported with over 4000 delegates (double last year’s turnout) and a thriving exhibition and conference. But this article from Silicon Angle based on video… Read More

OpenStack moves to help users navigate ecosystem

The OpenStack Foundation, tasked with developing the opportunity for open source cloud building software, has moved to bring clarity to the market surrounding OpenStack by launching a web site to bring as much product and service information together as possible in one place. Announced on the first day of the Foundation’s summit in Atlanta, OpenStack… Read More

HP stakes $1bn to take its chair at the high rollers cloud table

HP is to extend its own OpenStack technology and hybrid IT delivery with a $1bn investment over two years and which will lie at the heart of its newly-branded cloud position, HP Helion. And in a novel move, the computer giant has offered to indemnify both direct users and services providers for the use of… Read More

“OpenStack is ready for the enterprise” says defiant Barcet

At the Openstack summit in Portland, Oregon in 2013 it was clear that interest in deploying the solution is growing, but most enterprises were still holding back. The people at the front line within these organisations felt this technology’s lack of maturity is impeding its wide scale deployment, and yet they also said that it… Read More

Kemp reasserts value of open cloud at CEE14

Open sourcing software and hardware is the way to avoid being locked in by a vendor in the future according to Nebula chief executive officer and founder of OpenStack, Chris Kemp. Kemp, also previously chief technology officer at NASA, told the Cloud Expo Europe 2014 audience that: “We were building new telescopes and sending spacecraft… Read More