Tag Archives: OpenStack

MacB Subsidiary Adds Cloud Deployment Feature to Cyber Defense Platform for Govt Clients

MacAulay-Brown‘s Enlighten IT Consulting subsidiary has updated its proprietary cyber defense environment in a push to help government clients implement, manage and secure cloud-based technology. Version 2.5 of the Rapid Analytic Deployment and Management Framework provides an option for potential federal customers such as the Defense Department to deploy more than 40 open source technologies at production …

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Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Unveils On-Demand Cloud Computing Service Built on Red Hat’s Open-Source Platforms

Cambridge, England-based genome research organization Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has begun to offer “science-as-a-service” offering built on Red Hat’s OpenStack and CloudForms open-source technology platforms. The science-as-a-service offering works to standardize the institute’s cloud computing services, facilitate collaboration with biotechnology startups and help users run diverse workloads in cloud environments, …

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IBM Opens South Africa Research Lab to Focus on Healthcare, Digital Urban Ecosystem, Astronomy

IBM has established a research laboratory in Johannesburg, South Africa to facilitate  collaborative programs in the areas of data-based healthcare, digital urban ecosystems and astronomy. The facility, located at the University of the Witwatersrand, is built through IBM’s 10-year investment program with the South African trade and industry department and partnership with the country’s science and technology …

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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory to Adopt Red Hat Private Cloud Platform; Radhesh Balakrishnan Comments

NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory will move to a private cloud computing infrastructure built by Red Hat in an effort to modernize and secure JPL’s on-premise storage and server system. The space agency selected Red Hat’s OpenStack and Linux technology to update JPL’s storage service for large computing requirements of scientists and engineers at NASA’s …

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CenturyLink Adds Pivotal PaaS to Cloud Marketplace; Dave Shacochis Comments

CenturyLink has begun to offer its customers Pivotal’s platform-as-a-service environment via CenturyLink’s cloud marketplace, Talking Cloud reported Friday. Dave Shacochis, vice president of cloud platform for CenturyLink, said the company intends for the Pivotal cloud foundry to expand the developer community’s access to its infrastructure-as-a-service platform, Mike Vizard reports. Shacochis …

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Pivotal, Mirantis Form OpenStack-Based Cloud Foundry Alliance; James Watters Comments

Pivotal and Mirantis have teamed up to offer the Cloud Foundry service on Mirantis’ OpenStack-based cloud infrastructure. Under the partnership, Pivotal will run its Cloud Foundry-based platform-as-a-service on Mirantis OpenStack and Mirantis will distribute Pivotal Cloud Foundry to clients, Pivotal said Monday. James Watters, vice president and general manager of …

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TBR Research: Cloud Users to Prefer Customized Services in 2015

A TBR Research survey indicates that majority of cloud customers in 2015 will switch to services that fulfill their specific requirements through on-premise, private and single-tenant platforms, InformationWeek reported Monday. Charles Babcock writes the survey, conducted in the fourth quarter of 2014, shows a growing preference toward a single-tenant service among individual …

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Joe Ayers on HP’s Data Center Support for Agencies, Cloud Computing’s Evolution With FedRAMP

Joe Ayers leads Hewlett-Packard‘s federal enterprise group as its vice president and general manager and leads a team that provides technology and consulting services to federal agencies. Ayers, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list for 2015, led Dell’s business for two years before he joined HP and is also …

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Mike Werner: ProphetStor Joins Red Hat OpenStack Partner Network

Red Hat and ProphetStor Data Services have partnered to offer ProphetStor’s software-defined storage products and services to their joint customers. ProphetStor joined Red Hat’s OpenStack cloud infrastructure partner network to integrate its Federator services into the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack platform, ProphetStor said Monday. “We’re pleased to have ProphetStor join us in the Red Hat OpenStack …

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IBM Unveils OpenStack Gov’t Cloud Services Suite; Angel Diaz Comments

IBM has developed a new portfolio of OpenStack-based cloud computing offerings intended to help organizations connect on-premise and hosted information technology systems. The IBM Cloud OpenStack Services suite is available on the company’s online store and allows customers to implement applications through the Softlayer cloud infrastructure, IBM said Tuesday. “Today’s …

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Gary Budzinski: CSC-VMware Alliance Seeks to Deliver Integrated Cloud Computing Platform

Computer Sciences Corp. and VMware will collaborate to develop an infrastructure-as-a-service platform intended to help enterprises automate, manage and secure applications in cloud environments. The companies aim to integrate CSC’s Agility cloud management platform with VMware’s suite of software-based computing, storage and networking technologies, VMware said Tuesday. CSC also plans …

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Cisco Intercloud Network Adds 30 Partners, 250 Global Data Centers; Rob Lloyd Comments

Cisco has added at least 30 Intercloud Fabric partners and 250 data centers as the company pushes forward with its plans to build a global network of interconnected clouds to support the Internet of Everything. The company said Monday its partners — cloud providers, builders, aggregators and resellers as well as independent software vendors — deploy hybrid cloud infrastructure to support enterprise …

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