Aims to provide enterprises a manageable, scalable path from on-premise operations, through on-premise private Clouds and out on to remote resources
IBM plans to base all future Cloud services and software on "open Cloud architecture", beginning with a new private Cloud tool, SmartCloud Orchestrator, based on the open source OpenStack project.
Rackspace CEO Napier has grand ambitions to shake up Amazon and VMware's holds on the Cloud market, but it's a learning experience for him and his customers.
Dell has officially confirmed a buyout by its founder and CEO Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake, but where does this leave the Cloud strategy?
Following on from its Citrix partnership last year, Cisco’s nudge into Parallels gives the company a foothold in most of the important Cloud camps, making a `Cloud of Clouds’ pitch possible.
E-conimic’s business model could be a start point for Cloud service providers to launch into the venture capital business supporting start-ups.
`Big Data’ tag causes confusion – what HP meant was `big data storage’ which could actually be a good story...
The launch by Rackspace of unlimited availability of its OpenStack-based Cloud Block Storage service comes against a background of some recent criticism.
In response to customer and partner requests for a certification program for OpenStack, and to help accelerate the learning curve for the technology, Rackspace Hosting has bitten the bullet and launched the industry’s first certification program for the platform.