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Seven years later, you can now run the Azure cloud on...

Systems from Dell EMC, HPE, and Lenovo can now be ordered.

Logicalis acquires NubeliU to strengthen its position as cloud integrator

London, 4th July, 2017 - Logicalis, an international IT solutions and managed services provider, has acquired a 51% stake in NubeliU, a company specialising in cloud computing projects based on OpenStack.

The acquisition is part of Logicalisrsquo; strategy to position itself as a cloud integrator, and strengthens its commitment with the opensource community, in particular with OpenStack, which is essential for large SDx and cloud computing projects.NubeliU was founded in January 2015 by the team... Source: RealWire

OpenStack Cloud Security Moves Forward

At the OpenStack Summit Boston, security experts talked about cloud security misconceptions and what's working well in cloud security today.

UKCloud wins OpenStack Superuser Award

London – 12 May 2017 – UKCloud, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave assured cloud services company, has this week won the OpenStack Superuser Award at the OpenStack Summit in Boston. UKCloud is this yearrsquo;s joint winner with Paddy Power Betfair.

The OpenStack Superuser Awards launched in 2014 to recognise organisations that have used OpenStack to meaningfully improve their business while contributing back to the community. Previous winners include multi-billion... Source: RealWire

Snowden Advocates the Need for Open-Source and OpenStack

NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden says that open-source and OpenStack can help users avoid the silent vulnerability of things they don't control or influence.

Snowden Advocates the Need for Open Source and OpenStack

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says that open source and OpenStack can help users avoid the silent vulnerability of things they don't control or influence.

How the U.S. Army Is Using OpenStack to Train Cyber-Warriors

At the OpenStack Summit, U.S.

Army officers explain how they moved to an open-source cloud system to train cyber-warriors to defend, attack and exploit.

Serverless computing will drive out OpenStack private clouds

By now we all (should) know the benefits of serverless computing in the public cloud. InfoWorld’s Eric Knorr provides a good summary of serverless computing’s advantages, so I won’t go into the details here.What’s most interesting is that as Amazon Web Services, Google, and Microsoft get better and better, the private cloud providers are still moving at a snail’s pace.

The public cloud is where we see new technologies take off, such as machine learning, big data, and now serverless computing.

By contrast, the private cloud seems like the redheaded stepchild.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

3 signs your Kubernetes distro is built to last

It's hard to turn around these days without bumping into a Kubernetes distribution.

For example, Mirantis recently buffed its OpenStack distribution to use Kubernetes as an internal component and for container management. Major Linux server distribu...

OpenStack cloud deployments are up, but Intel scales back

OpenStack Foundation is upbeat about user participation in its cloud endeavor, despite a recent cutback on the project from key sponsor Intel.The foundation said Thursday that according to OpenStack's ninth user survey, the open source cloud project...

Inside look at Hewlett-Packard’s next-gen infrastructure

In the 18 months since the company split from its sister consumer business, Hewlett Packard Enterprise has been in an almost constant state of refining its strategy.The company backed out of the public cloud market; sold off its Enterprise Services Business to competitor CSC for $8.5 billion; dealt other “non-core” assets to Micro Focus in an $8.8 billion deal; and dumped its OpenStack and Cloud Foundry development efforts off to Suse. HPE also bought all-flash storage vendor Nimble storage for $1 billion last year and snapped up hyperconverged infrastructure vendor Simplivity for another $650 million in January.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

CoreOS opens its Kubernetes power to Azure and OpenStack

CoreOS's Tectonic is setting course for new clouds. Previously available on Amazon's cloud and on bare metal, CoreOS is now being offered for other environments, including Microsoft Azure and OpenStack.

All this comes courtesy of a revamped installation system that makes it easier to orchestrate and automate Tectonic deployments  -- and is soon to be offered as open source.[ To the cloud! Real-world container migrations. | Dig into the the red-hot open source framework in InfoWorld's beginner's guide to Docker. ] Already managed by Kubernetes, Tectonic also offers new improvements to showcase Google’s project as a mechanism for tasks besides container management.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here