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October 21, 2013  3:42 PM

Managing the reality of mixed hypervisor clouds

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Hypervisor, Open source, SUSE

This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Open Source Insider blog written by Pete Chadwick, senior product manager for cloud Infrastructure at SUSE. Tech titans & hypervisors Pete Chadwick.jpg

March 14, 2013  11:10 AM

Is BMW the ultimate open cloud driving machine?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, ODCA, Open source

Cloud computing represents an unparalleled opportunity to deliver resiliency and scale to meet our business challenges. This is the opinion of Mario Mueller, chair of the Open Data Center Alliance and vice president of IT Infrastructure at BMW. In the spirit of true openness, Mueller has...


January 1, 2013  3:24 PM

Google Trends: Android more popular than iPad/iPhone

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, cloud, Cross Platform, Google, Interoperability, ipad, iPhone

Application development for the Android open source operating system and platform is of more interest to software programmers than building apps for either the iPhone or iPad. This is according to a Google TRENDS Web Search Interest ranking pitching the following three search terms against each...


December 21, 2012  10:41 AM

Some day we’ll all use cloud based desktops, right?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Desktop, VDI

Cloud-based desktop environments are on the rise. Give the popularity of Apple's iPad and the plethora of other tablets, sub-tablets (sorry, am I supposed to say mini tablets?), high end smartphones (thank you Nokia, yes I am having fun playing with the Lumia 920 you sent me to look at) and other...


June 7, 2012  12:12 PM

Single application blueprint self-service open hybrid cloud Nirvana

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
administrators, cloud, Cloud Computing, CloudForms, hybrid, Linux, Management, Open data, Open source, OpenStack, platform, Red Hat, Virtualisation

With its fingers in the OpenStack open source cloud platform pie and its personal interest in advancing its own (still OpenStack-compliant) cloud management platform, Red Hat has this week announced the general availability of Red Hat CloudForms calling it an "open hybrid cloud management platform"...


April 17, 2012  12:51 PM

Hybrid cloud’s big question: will it blend?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Open source

California-based Eucalyptus Systems has coined a new term to describe part of the developer's imperative to now help move and migrate (some) cloud computing driven applications from public cloud infrastructures


March 29, 2012  11:00 AM

Red Hat: The Only Way Is… open cloud (OpenShift)

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Open source, Red Hat

Red Hat used a customer event at London's Millbank Tower yesterday afternoon to underline its open cloud computing strategy. Scott Crenshaw, vice president and general manager of the company's cloud business unit explained that the only way is open. "These are early days for the cloud, locking...


November 18, 2011  10:43 AM

Desktop Linux with secure cloud functions, openSUSE 12.1 released

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Desktop, Gnome, Linux, opensuse, privacy, Security

The openSUSE project this week reached its version 12.1 release. This latest version of the Linux-based operating system has shipped with the GNOME 3.2 desktop shell, which is distinguished by its use of integrated messaging, a new document manager and a general all round squishing of bugs since...


October 3, 2011  1:04 PM

Emerging market “informação” fuelling Open Virtualization Alliance

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, OVA, Virtualisation

Savant Tecnologia da Informação is just one of the names reportedly helping the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) to swell its ranks just now. The open virtualisation consortium has said that OVA membership is growing significantly among companies in new global regions, including Asia Pacific...


August 25, 2011  9:01 AM

Microsoft’s Chinese cloud is cross-platform flavoured

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
China, cloud, Linux, Microsoft, Open source

Microsoft's recent agreement with China Standard Software (CS2C) sees the companies poised to jointly develop and sell "solutions" for the booming cloud-computing market in China. According to Microsoft's press statement, the "mixed source" solutions stemming from this collaboration will be built...


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