EMC has just closed a deal to buy Cloudscaling, provider of an AWS API compatible OpenStack cloud.
Google’s build out of fiber networks around the world could give its cloud a leg up on #1 player Amazon Web Services, says Randy Bias.
OpenStack’s promise of an open-source cloud infrastructure free of vendor lock-in is big. But difficulties upgrading from one release to the next are a major kink that needs to be worked out before widespread adoption can begin.
Robert Scoble says Rackspace and other OpenStack players would be better off building new cloud features and functions instead of Amazon API compatibility.
The spat over who builds the CIA’s stealth cloud is just the first of many battles as traditional IT companies seek to prove they’re relevant in cloud computing.
CloudScaling CTO Randy Bias argues that Amazon Web Services APIs are already the lingua franca of the cloud and supporting them is key to OpenStack success.
Just in time for the OpenStack Summit: new-look vendor Cloudscaling and legacy IT giant HP beef up their respective OpenStack clouds.
If the OpenStack Summit is anywhere near as dramatic as the events leading up to it, it will be a really good show. As the open-source cloud effort transitions from a Rackspace-dominated move to a true community effort, here are 8 big questions.
Cloud-design guru Randy Bias has stepped down as CEO of the company he co-founded, Cloudscaling, but will remain on as CTO. Bias wrote on this blog today that Michael Grant is coming on board as CEO so that Bias can focus on technical innovation, his forte.