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  • 3 types of private clouds: Which one’s right for you?

    As the private cloud market has matured, there are now a plethora of options for customers. Forrester Research breaks the market down into bite-size chunks and has some advice on how to choose which private cloud is right for you.

    Written by Brandon Butler24 Nov. 15 22:51
  • ​Monash debuts 100Gb/s OpenStack cloud

    Melbourne’s Monash University has deployed what is believed to be the world’s first 100Gb/s end-to-end OpenStack cloud.

    Written by Byron Connolly28 Oct. 15 10:44
  • Cisco acquires OpenStack pioneer Piston Cloud

    Cisco this week announced intentions to acquire Piston Cloud Computing, its second OpenStack cloud computing buyout in less than a year.

    Written by Jim Duffy04 June 15 00:48
  • Status check on OpenStack: The open source Cloud has arrived

    Piston Cloud Computing was one of the darlings of the OpenStack movement. A founding father of the cloud computing project, it produced one of the first private cloud products based on the open source code.

    Written by Brandon Butler21 May 15 05:50
  • Set your software free: OpenStack co-founder

    Software vendors are needing to ‘hustle' organisations to buy licences these days because many firms see more value in open source and don’t care about having control, OpenStack co-founder, Chris Kemp, said at CeBIT yesterday.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett07 May 15 15:49
  • OpenStack company Nebula shutters

    One of the first casualties of the OpenStack world is Nebula, a company founded by a of the pioneer of the open source cloud computing movement.

    Written by Brandon Butler03 April 15 04:39
  • 'Everyone's going container crazy'

    It's a busy time for container technology in the cloud computing market: IBM this week at its InterConnect conference in Las Vegas announced broad support for containers in its hybrid cloud computing software, while Google partnered with OpenStack distributor Mirantis to enable container technology capabilities in the open source cloud platform.

    Written by Brandon Butler25 Feb. 15 05:08
  • Local Telstra customers testing global Cisco cloud

    Telstra on Monday said the Cisco Intercloud platform is now in live trial mode for selected customers in Australia, which the telco has declined to name.

    Written by Byron Connolly22 Sept. 14 11:56