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Key players discussed healthcare cloud, OpenStack, federal cloud plans, and much more this week.  We round up the week in cloud computing. Mark Eisenberg asks: “What’s wrong with the Gartner Hype Cycle for Cloud Computing, 2012?” In other Gartner news, the firm released a new survey...
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More and more service providers are running POC (Proof of Concept) on OpenStack Swift nowadays. They are looking for
Today the Linux Foundation announced their newest collaborative project, the Open Daylight Project. “Daylight” is an open source project formed by industry leaders and others under the Linux Foundation with the mutual goal of furthering the adoption and innovation of Softwa...
OpenStack started with the primary objective to provide an open standard cloud computing platform and prevent vendor lock.  It has been almost three years since the launch of OpenStack.  During this time almost all major companies in the cloud computing space baring Amazon ...
Last week in cloud world, there were some new features release and price offerings from Amazon and Google.  Openstack has announced the release of ‘Grizzly’. Here’s a quick summary of cloud happenings over the last week. Early last week, IaaS leader Amazon has launched a new Punched Ca...
Cloud pundits this week debated Amazon Web Services’ cloud dominance, chatted about enterprise cloud adoption, and outlined the promise and perils of big data. We round up the week’s top cloud computing news and commentary: We wrap up the week in cloud computing. Will Shanklin takes...
A few months ago I set out to build a home lab that I could use to run vSphere, vCD, View, vCAC, vCO, vCops, and all other grat management tools that VMware has as well as Hyper-V, XenServer, KVM, OpenStack, Citrix XenDesktop, XenPVS and just about anything else I could think of runnin...
This blog post details how to install the OpenStack keystone (identity) service - first of five posts. Following my high level description of OpenStack, I now delve in the install of OpenStack This post is a manual install of OpenStack on Centos. Although the steps are detailed here:...
Linux has been the gold standard of open source operating systems since the early 90s. Today, it’s used by programmers, coders, designers and techies of all stripes because of the flexibility and security. So it makes sense, then, that when NASA and Rackspace set out to build an open c...
Red Hat continues to press into the cloud computing marketplace with each new service offering. OpenShift Online, for example, is Red Hat’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution. For more than a year and a half, OpenShift has served literally thousands of applications running on a vari...
As we are providing cloud storage access solutions for OpenStack Swift, we are also learning from our customers about how they are using the solution in their companies. In this customer study, It involves two pieces of technology solutions,
RSA Conference Interviews! Watch interviews from the RSA Conference featuring thought leaders from the Cloud Security Alliance, NIST, the CISO Executive Network, and more on Smart Enterprise. Cloud Ne...
Las Vegas, 4 March 2013: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that its cloud services and software will be based on an open cloud architecture. This move will ensure innovation in cloud computing is not hampered by locking businesses into proprietary islands of unsecured and difficult-to-ma...
Last summer, I was having lunch with my friend Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja) and we were discussing some ideas about how to better engage the Cloud Computing technology communities. As a whole, there is quite a bit of change happening in this space (technology, market dynamics, business mode...
We have just published at the OpenNebula blog our experience about the different types of cloud models, from datacenter virtualization to infrastructure provision, and about how the main open-source Cloud Management Platforms (CMPs) are targeting their needs. The post introduces the CM...
The cloud world seems to have been credited with some interesting announcements over the last week. There were some new feature releases from Microsoft, Amazon and Eucalyptus. Hortonworks has proudly announced its ‘handshake’ with Openstack Foundation and Rackspace certification. Plus,...
Code-switching is a linguistics term that refers to the act of switching between two or more languages in a single conversation. It's like starting off the conversation with a greeting in one language, switching to English for most of it, but using elements of the other language throug...
Every Hosting Provider is building its own cloud storage solutions. The situation is either build it or lose business to whoever has it, such as Amazon S3,
I recently posited a question on Twitter to feel out the attitudes toward technology related to cloud bridges. As you might recall, IPSec VPN connectivity was cited by attendees (real people) as a major requirement for cloud bridges at Gartner DC. For some time now, SSL VPNs have been ...
In the past 15 years, FTP server was used as a way to pass documents between companies. For example, you could be a document management company or a media conversion company. Your customers mail you their documents or VHS tapes, you will convert the
Goodbye 2013, hello 2014, predictions past, present and future By Greg Schulz Blog post - Goodbye 2013, hello 2014, predictions past, present and future Good by 2013 and hello 2014 along with predictions past, present and future First, for those who may have missed this,...
Every year has threatened to be “the year of the Cloud” but my main prediction for 2013 IT industry developments will be that yes, this is the year that it cements its role as the most major of technology disruptions. It’s hard for Cloud to be defined in such a delineated manner, as i...
Long long time ago, only a few can enjoy computing power until PC became a reality so any one can enjoy computing power at home. There were several steps along the way to made that happen. First was that computer no longer occupy a whole room of space
Towards the end of last year, David Linthicum and I joined GigaOM’s Adam Lesser on a skype chat to take a look back at cloud successes and failures in 2012, and forward to cloud opportunities in 2013. GigaOM released the conversation as a podcast this morning. Amazon, Rackspace, ...
I was talking to one of the prominent General Partners at a Venture Capital firm here in Silicon Valley over the holidays…discussing how the Cloud market is evolving. We both agreed that 2013 will mark yet another shift in the evolution of web applications. I personally simplified thi...
In 2012, Gladinet Cloud continues to differentiate from other online storage solutions. While most of the online storage solutions provide a folder sync solution, Gladinet provides a drive mapping solution. Drive mapping provides random
Along the lines of the first blog in the testing portion of the Bare Metal Blog series, I’d like to talk a bit more about how the testing environment, the device configuration, and the payloads translate into test results. One of the problems most advanced mass education systems run i...
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