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January 4, 2018  3:32 PM

OpenStack vs the rest of the public cloud: Where next from here?

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
AWS, Google, Microsoft, OpenStack, Private Cloud, Public Cloud

In this guest post, Rob Greenwood, technical director at Manchester-based cloud and DevOps consultancy Steamhaus weighs up the pros and cons of using OpenStack over other public cloud platforms. Just over a year ago, Cisco...

May 15, 2017  1:55 PM

How OpenStack is coming of age and tackling its growing pains head-on

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
IT trends, OpenStack, Private Cloud, Public Cloud, trends

The OpenStack community of users and contributors are united in their belief in the enterprise-readiness of the open source platform, but accelerating its adoption requires some back-to-basics thinking, finds Ahead In the Clouds. One of the downsides of growing up is...


August 25, 2014  11:09 PM

VMworld 2014: What happened on Day 1

Archana Venkatraman Profile: Archana Venkatraman
Cloud Computing, Google, Open vSwitch, OpenStack, vCloud, VMware, VMware vSphere

On Day 1 of its annual conference VMworld 2014 themed "No Limits", VMware unveiled its strategies around open cloud platform OpenStack and around container technology Kubernetes. It also launched new tools to extend its software-defined datacentre and hybrid cloud...


July 28, 2014  3:44 PM

AWS is not the only pretty one in the room anymore

Archana Venkatraman Profile: Archana Venkatraman
Amazon, AWS, Barbie, Google, IBM, Jeff Bezos, Microsoft, OpenStack

It may be too early to conclude that the party at AWS towers is over but the cloud provider is definitely feeling the heat of the...

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June 19, 2014  10:47 AM

What Cloud World Forum 2014 tells us about cloud

Archana Venkatraman Profile: Archana Venkatraman
Ebay, eNovance, IBM, JasperSoft, OpenStack, Rackspace, Red Hat, VMware

The sixth annual Cloud World Forum wrapped up yesterday and here's what the event tells us about the state of cloud IT in the enterprise world.

OpenStack is gaining serious traction

OpenStack's big users and...


June 12, 2014  3:43 PM

Why some cloud projects fail?

Archana Venkatraman Profile: Archana Venkatraman
Business, Cloud Computing, DevOps, information technology, OpenStack, VMware

I was at a roundtable earlier this week discussing the findings of one enterprise cloud research. The findings are embargoed until June 24, but what struck me the most was the numbers around failed or stalled cloud projects.

And that led me to...


May 21, 2014  12:45 PM

No such thing as absolute freedom from vendor lock-in, even in open source, proves Red Hat

Archana Venkatraman Profile: Archana Venkatraman
Cloud Computing, IBM, Inktank, Linux, Open source, OpenStack, Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

OpenStack is a free, open source cloud computing platform giving users freedom from vendor lock-in. When it was alleged that 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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