Verizon is now offering what it calls a Secure Cloud Interconnect service between Verizon Cloud and Amazon Web Services. You can probably guess why.
Eucalpytus: Bought. Metacloud: Bought. Enovance: Bought. What does the future hold for Cloudscaling, Piston Cloud, Mirantis et al?
What’s going on here? Mårten Mickos used to blast OpenStack, but now he’ll keynote an OpenStack conference, and Citrix Group VP Sameer Dholakia will be there, too.
For better or worse, cloud computing has rushed toward centralization, leaving us with few options for where our data can live. It’s time to consider more private alternatives to the centralized cloud. BitTorrent’s Erik Pounds explains why.
The week in cloud: Shared-link vulnerability overshadows Dropbox for Business push; Eucalyptus updates private cloud and Oracle v. Google reverberates.
Citing customer requests, HP is dropping support for base-level Amazon EC2 APIs from its public cloud. I’m guessing it won’t do the same for its private cloud offerings.
The new 3.4 release enables management of private and Amazon public cloud workloads in one console. Oh, and “warm upgrades.”
The OpenStack Foundation says the world needs more mad OpenStack skills, so it’s launched a training marketplace to grease the skids.
Eucalyptus wants to be the most compatible of AWS-compatible private clouds and says its support of Netflix OSS tools proves it is just that.
The Belgian IT automation startup is now trying to address the scaling needs of its users. But before it leaves beta, it also wants to figure out the billing piece of the cloud broker business.
If you like Chaos Monkey or any of its Simian Army pals, Netflix has some more stuff for you to check out. Here’s a sneak peek.
Partly to differentiate itself from the likes of OpenStack and Eucalyptus, and partly to boost enterprise adoption, OpenNebula is moving beyond its traditional business of infrastructure management.
With this update to its open-source cloud, Eucalyptus focuses on better usability, a web-based user console, better reporting tools and key bug fixes to harden the cloud foundation for production use, says CEO Marten Mickos.
The first version of the CloudStack open-source cloud platform carrying the Apache Foundation imprimatur is now available for download. The new “Incubating release” 4.0.0 integrates CloudBridge Amazon API support and support for Ceph and Caringo storage options.
Why use open source for building and designing cloud? Because open-source software stacks offer a huge amount of customizeability so the cloud you build actually does what you need it to do — and without huge licensing fees.
Cloud platform provider Eucalyptus will use $30 million in new Series C funding to build its engineering and sales staffs, said CEO Marten Mickos.
The round was led by Institutional Venture Partners with contributions from Benchmark Capital, BV Capital and New Enterprise Associates.
This week brought several examples of existing software and on-premise cloud solutions becoming a little easier to use or more widely available. While none were individually significant enough to spark dramatic transformation of the industry, these new tools, when put together, signify a maturing market.
Private-cloud pioneer Eucalyptus is furthering its partner-centric growth strategy by partnering with Red Hat. Possibly more important than the announcement, though, is the timing: Eucalyptus is not the only internal-cloud software on the market, and it needs to win back its space in the spotlight.
Two-year-old startup VMOps, which has developed software that in essence allows companies to deploy an equivalent of Amazon’s EC2 service using commodity hardware to build their own private cloud, is in the process of closing a $11 million Series B round.
Eucalyptus, an open-source infrastructure for cloud computing on clusters that duplicates the functionality of Amazon’s EC2, directly using the Amazon command-line tools,…