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Steve McGarry

VMware VS Canonical - Which Openstack is for You? A Technical Comparison

by Steve McGarry

on Oct 5, 2015 10:20:00 AM

For anybody that has been following the Openstack project since its inception back in 2010, it has become evident that the community interest has gained significant momentum recently. This is down to a number of reasons such as the product maturity reaching a point where the original mission statements of the project are now a reality in providing an established, viable and effective solution. Also the number and variety of organisations contributing and backing the project, has improved the quality and depth of development and its evolution. A colleague and I attended the Openstack summit in Paris where it was clear Openstack in gaining more and more interest, with attendees listed as increasing by 75% over the last 3 summits with people from all over the world attending.

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Topics: automation, enterprise IT, VMWare, canonical, openstack

Ryan Coombes

Cloud Streets - is the Cloud market about to Open?

by Ryan Coombes

on Oct 10, 2014 9:02:00 AM

I have long been of the opinion that the only way for cloud-like technologies, and ultimately the cloud market to really become viable to the enterprise is for cloud service providers to enable the mobility of workloads between one another. This may sound absurd as I am basically suggesting that customers would be able to move workloads to competitors unhindered. This goes against everything I.T. as for years vendors have always tried to keep things proprietary to prevent customers from easily adopting change, especially to competitors.

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Topics: Cloud computing, enterprise IT, open stack, open source