Cloud Computing

OpenStack Skills: Critical for the new Cloud Era

Posted on by Cloudscaling Staff

We live in a world where the cloud is a key component of IT’s ability to become agile, accelerate innovation and open up entirely new ways of competing. As enterprises continue their movement to the cloud, there is also a … Continue reading

DemoFriday™: Juniper and Cloudscaling Showcase Elastic Cloud Solution with Network Virtualization, Orchestration

Posted on by Cloudscaling Staff

While virtualization has increased resource utilization efficiency for IT, many say the real enabler of dynamic and agile IT is the cloud. Take a look for yourself by joining us for DemoFriday™ this Sept. 20, when Juniper and Cloudscaling team up to discuss a … Continue reading

Juniper’s OpenContrail Is a Sign of the Times

Posted on by Randy Bias

Today’s launch of OpenContrail by Juniper Networks is a sign of the times. As we have seen with the OpenStack project, some of the largest enterprise vendors have been embracing open source with a vengeance. Most notable in the open … Continue reading

Game On: OCS 2.5 Ships, New Programs and Features on Tap

Posted on by Cloudscaling Staff

As we celebrated OpenStack’s third birthday over the summer, the Cloudscaling team was also putting the final touches to OCS 2.5. Today, we are happy and proud to announce general availability of OCS 2.5.The most advanced OpenStack-powered cloud infrastructure software … Continue reading

Vote Now: Fall OpenStack Summit Presentations

Posted on by Teri Elniski

Voting is now open for the OpenStack Summit fall 2013 in Hong Kong. Cloudscalers have submitted a variety of presentations, from Randy Bias’ popular “State of the Stack” overview of the project to technical deep dives on security, block storage, … Continue reading

OpenStack’s Future Depends on Embracing Amazon. Now.

Posted on by Randy Bias

An Open Letter to the OpenStack Community:Our Future Depends on Embracing Amazon <UPDATE: Please see the follow up response to this letter .>Dear Stackers, For three years, elements of the OpenStack community have arbitrarily and unfairly positioned OpenStack against incumbents, especially Amazon … Continue reading

OpenStack at 3: This is What Winning Looks Like

Posted on by Randy Bias

If winning derives from rapid iteration of a minimum viable product, then all indications are that the momentum driving OpenStack will only continue.Consider three facts that demonstrate the rapid iterations driving OpenStack skyward:1. Technology is Keeping Up With HypeThere’s no … Continue reading

Why Customers Want Elastic Clouds With Agile Networking

Posted on by Cloudscaling Staff

In April of this year, Cloudscaling announced a partnership with Juniper Networks to integrate Juniper’s Junos V Contrail virtual network control (VNC) technology into Cloudscaling’s Open Cloud System (OCS). Juniper and Cloudscaling chose each other because: Both understand the scale … Continue reading

Missing the Point on Private, Public, and Hybrid Cloud APIs

Posted on by Randy Bias

At the recent Structure event in San Francisco, I watched Werner Vogels’ presentation, along with about 500 others in a packed auditorium. Werner is the CTO of Amazon Web Services and one of the industry’s more prophetic voices. (I was honored … Continue reading

Cloud 2020 Summit: Perturbing the Punditocracy

Posted on by Randy Bias

 Two independent analysts who have contributed an unvarnished voice of pragmatism to the cloud conversation are Ben Kepes of Diversity Limited and Krishnan Subramanian of Rishidot. They’ve made a name for themselves in providing points of view that everyone might … Continue reading