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Cloud APIs: Agent for Vendor Lock-in or the Anti Vendor Lock-in?

Sep 4, 2012 |

The combined LinuxCon/CloudOpen conference, which took place in San Diego last week, provided a forum for valuable keynotes on the state of Linux and cloud, many informative booths, and a wide array of interesting activities and sessions. On the first day of the three-day event, a panel on Cloud APIs had everyone talking about what it means to be open or closed in this increasingly connected world.

SUSE Launches Its OpenStack Distro

Aug 31, 2012 |

SUSE announced their commercial cloud offering based on OpenStack at this year’s CloudOpen conference.

Red Hat Debuts Enterprise OpenStack Preview

Aug 14, 2012 |

Red Hat on Monday announced its intention to provide an enterprise-grade version of the popular open source cloud framework, OpenStack. The company rolled out a preview release of its OpenStack distribution, which runs on top of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, and allows companies or service providers to create Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) clouds.

News from the DMTF’s Open Cloud Standards Incubator

Jul 26, 2010 |

The Distrobuted Management Task Force (DMTF), the force behind the Open Cloud Standards project has emerged with additional documents and workshop series to step closer to the goal of increased cloud standardization.

What’s Needed for Open Source Cloud Computing to Succeed?

May 3, 2010 |

When will open source cloud computing solutions truly compete with Amazon, Microsoft, Google and other proprietary players in the cloud?