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  • Rightscale launches analytics on top of multi-cloud management tool

    RightScale today came out with new functionality for its cloud management portfolio that helps customers not only control resources from multiple public clouds but also provide analytical insight about how those resources are being used.

    Written by Brandon Butler07 Nov. 13 21:27
  • Cloud news: Amazon targets high-speed graphics; Rackspace boosts VM performance

    Two of the leading Cloud computing providers have announced significant revisions to their on-demand virtual machines, with Rackspace rolling out new higher performing SSD-based VMs, and Amazon Web Services reducing the prices on one class of its VMs and introducing a service for graphics processing.

    Written by Brandon Butler05 Nov. 13 17:08
  • Rackspace Aims for a More Flexible Public Cloud

    Rackspace Hosting says it has rearchitected its public cloud with a workload-oriented framework designed to deliver optimal performance and price based on the workload. It now comes in two flavors and the company says more are on the way.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud05 Nov. 13 15:47
  • Cisco puts its unified computing servers into OpenStack clouds

    The top executives leading Cisco's OpenStack efforts today said customers can run the open source cloud computing platform with its Unified Computing System (UCS) and Nexus hardware devices, and that the company will provide advanced support to help customers deploy OpenStack clouds.

    Written by Brandon Butler04 Nov. 13 18:10
  • VMware expands management of Amazon, Microsoft, OpenStack clouds

    VMware has rolled out expanded support for non-VMware workloads in its management tools, including the added ability to manage OpenStack clouds, and providing better visibility into Amazon and Microsoft clouds.

    Written by Brandon Butler15 Oct. 13 18:21
  • Dell updates private Cloud to become PCI compliant

    Looking to solidify its refocused efforts on private cloud platforms, Dell today rolled out new features to improve security and manageability of its offerings.

    Written by Brandon Butler01 Oct. 13 14:55
  • HP consumerises IT infrastructure management platform

    HP unveils its HP OneView infrastructure management platform, which boasts a Facebook-inspired interface and automation designed to radically simplify management of data center processes.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud25 Sept. 13 16:46
  • Citrix aims for VMware, Amazon with new Cloud strategy

    Citrix has updated its cloud computing strategy, saying that its platform – which is based off the Apache CloudStack project - can span both private on-premises deployments and public Clouds and is the only one in the market that takes an application-centric approach to architecting Clouds.

    Written by Brandon Butler24 Sept. 13 20:14
  • Red Hat Unveils New Offerings, Cloud Certification at VMworld

    he open source solutions provider is showing off demos of its forthcoming CloudForms 2.1 cloud management technology at VMworld in San Francisco. It also announced a new product that integrates Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server as well as a new training and certification program for OpenStack.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud26 Aug. 13 19:42
  • Rackspace President Lew Moorman to step down

    Rackspace President Lew Moorman is stepping down from leading the company, he announced in a blog post today, but will remain on the board of directors of the cloud computing and managed hosting company.

    Written by Brandon Butler25 July 13 22:17
  • IBM commits to contributing to open source Cloud Foundry PaaS

    IBM today committed to contributing to Cloud Foundry, the open source platform as a service (PaaS) project originally developed by VMware and now part of Pivotal, which is a spinout by the virtualization company and EMC.

    Written by Brandon Butler24 July 13 18:22