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The industry is heated with debates on whether adopting private or public cloud is the smartest, best, cheapest, you name it choice. But this debate is missing the mark. Businesses shouldn't be discussing public vs. private, but rather how can they make the two work together to their g...
The industry is heated with debates on whether adopting private or public cloud is the smartest, best, cheapest, you name it choice. But this debate is missing the mark. Businesses shouldn’t be discussing public vs. private, but rather how can they make the two work together to their g...
The industry is heated with debates on whether adopting private or public cloud is the smartest, best, cheapest, you name it choice. But this debate is missing the mark. Businesses shouldn’t be discussing public vs. private, but rather how can they make the two work together to their g...
The industry is heated with debates on whether adopting private or public cloud is the smartest, best, cheapest, you name it choice. But this debate is missing the mark. Businesses shouldn’t be discussing public vs. private, but rather how can they make the two work together to their g...
The industry is heated with debates on whether adopting private or public cloud is the smartest, best, cheapest, you name it choice. But this debate is missing the mark. Businesses shouldn't be discussing public vs. private, but rather how can they make the two work together to their g...
Eucalyptus CEO Marten Mickos continues to be a profound analyst as well as industry executive, especially when he talks about beer and cloud computing. He'll be speaking at the upcoming @CloudExpo in November in Santa Clara. We asked him a few questions about the state of cloud computi...
The industry is heated with debates on whether adopting private or public cloud is the smartest, best, cheapest, you name it choice. But this debate is missing the mark. Businesses shouldn't be discussing public vs. private, but rather how can they make the two work together to their g...
The industry is heated with debates on whether adopting private or public cloud is the smartest, best, cheapest, you name it choice. But this debate is missing the mark. Businesses shouldn’t be discussing public vs. private, but rather how can they make the two work together to their g...
The way software is developed and deployed is undergoing an enormous shift. Hardware used to provide resilience - now you design for failure. Developers used to focus on just development - now they must think of test and deployment from the start. Old models are replaced by the agile m...
We described in a previous post our experience about the different types of cloud models, and our view about how the main open-source Cloud Management Platforms (CMPs) are targeting their needs. Our aim was to demonstrate that we will see an open-source cloud space with several offerin...
Eucalyptus, the open source private cloud platform partnered with Amazon to give people hybrid clouds, has found selling support and professional services, the usual way an open source company makes money, isn’t working as a business because would-be customers are too tight-fisted. A...
Over the last five years, since the release of the first open-source version of OpenNebula in March 2008, we have been involved in many presentations, discussions and meetings where people wanted to know how OpenNebula compares with the rest of open-source Cloud Management Platforms (C...
Eucalyptus Systems, the open source cloud company, has been busy hardening the platform and is days away from delivering its third feature release in the last year. CEO Marten Mikos says he’s “amazed at the engineering cadence. It’s better than at MySQL.” He ought to know. He’s the...
With Cloud Expo 2012 Silicon Valley (11th Cloud Expo) due to open in two weeks' time at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, let's introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical program at the West Coast conference...
If your organization has been looking into deploying a private cloud, you must know the five steps to take to initiate its development. In particular, there are key operational and IT processes that organizations need to agree upon in order to build a cloud successfully. In his sessi...
Eucalyptus is an open source Infrastructure as a Service cloud offering. What is unique about Eucalyptus is that it is compatible with Amazon AWS APIs. Eucalyptus leverages operating system virtualization, such as KVM or XEN, to achieve isolation between applications and stacks. Oper...
Eucalyptus Systems on Tuesday launched the Eucalyptus Authorized Education Partner (EAEP) and Authorized Consulting Partner (EACP) Programs. The EAEP Program enables Eucalyptus partners to deliver Eucalyptus authorized training courses using Eucalyptus Certified Instructors (ECI), whil...
Fujitsu has cut an OEM deal with Eucalyptus Systems to deliver a private IaaS cloud solution. Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc is going to use Eucalyptus’ open source private cloud platform to power its pre-packaged NuVola Private Cloud Platform, otherwise consisting of Fujitsu’s x...
Eucalyptus Systems, which is supposed to have the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, will be pushing out the 3.1 rev of its widgetry next week. The company will open source all of the system’s accumulated features up to this point, including the high availabili...
With Cloud Expo 2012 New York (10th Cloud Expo) now just one week away, what better time to remind you in greater detail of the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical and strategy sessions at the conference... We have technical and strategy ses...
Infrastructure as a Service cloud platforms enable enterprise to experience agility. Infrastructure agility is key to deploying Big Data platforms and applications. As datasets grow in size and numbers in the enterprise, there needs to be a place to store, secure and analyze the datase...
Eucalyptus Systems, the open source private and hybrid cloud merchant that just tied up with Amazon, has gotten a $30 million C round on top of the $25.5 million it’s already gotten. It says the C round was oversubscribed. The funding was led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). ...
For today's enterprises, the question isn't about choosing a public or private cloud. The decision lies in how to enable both in the form of a hybrid cloud. Public and private clouds are quickly dovetailing to enable blended scenarios based on dynamic optimizations for price, policy an...
Eucalyptus Systems, creator of the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, today announced a strategic partnership with China Electronics Technology Group Corporation No. 32 Research Institute (CETC32), one of the largest IT solutions and services providers in China. ...
Amazon Web Services has been quietly reaching out to big business recently looking for business, sources have told us. And in that vein Thursday it agreed to work with open source private cloud peddler Eucalyptus Systems so companies can have an on-premise cloud that nicely migrates wo...
Eucalyptus Systems, creator of the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, on Wednesday announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of its OnDemand Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies a company's leadership amongst its peers, and game-cha...
Apache Deltacloud, the Red Hat-contributed ReSTful API that abstracts differences between clouds so services on any cloud can be managed – provided of course there’s a driver – has graduated from the Apache Foundation’s incubator and is now a full-fledged Top-Level Project (TLP). The...
CoreSite Realty Corporation, a U.S. provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, on Monday announced that Eucalyptus Systems, creators of the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, has launched a new enterprise-class cloud test lab offering at CoreSite's Bay area...
Why do you need an on-premise cloud? Flexibility, automation and agility are all benefits to leveraging the cloud, but what really drives ROI are the specific use cases. In his session at the 9th International Cloud Expo, Paul Weiss, Senior Cloud Engineer at Eucalyptus Systems, will ...
Eucalyptus, the butt of some impudent sass since OpenStack got started last year, says it’s got something other cloud peddlers, open source and otherwise, don’t have, and that’s high availability. So there. The breakthrough makes it the first on-premise IaaS cloud software to delive...
There is now such a thing as the Open Virtualization Alliance, formed by Red Hat, IBM, Intel, HP, SUSE, Eucalyptus and BMC, to push the adoption of KVM, the Kernel-based Virtual Machine embedded in the Linux kernel that Red Hat’s basing its virtualization on. The consortium is suppos...
Forrester Research has run up a study of private cloud vendors and rated them on 10 criteria: self-service portal or service catalog; dynamic workload management; resource management; service management; integration and control APIs; image library; RBAC administration; virtualization l...
Without saying why, the Ubuntu project has decided that the Ubuntu Cloud should be based on Rackspace’s open source OpenStack from here on out. The current Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) based on Eucalyptus Systems CEO Marten Mickos’ euphonious code won’t exactly be thrown out with th...
Eucalyptus Systems, the open source Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud commercializer, has integrated with Puppet Labs, the open source systems management house, and come up with a free Eucalyptus-Puppet Integration Kit that’s supposed to make it faster and easier for users to configure...
Which tools and techniques will help you deploy and manage your own enterprise-ready on-premise IaaS cloud? In his session at the 8th International Cloud Expo, Paul Weiss, Senior Sales Engineer at Eucalyptus Systems, will start by defining the features and deployment models that defi...
How do you use open source cloud computing technologies in the data center and what are the five steps to take to initiate the development of an enterprise private cloud? In particular, what are the operational and IT processes in the enterprise and how can organizations build private ...
Open source cloud platform merchant Eucalyptus Systems took a really nasty rabbit punch to the kidneys last year when its buddy NASA so very publicly threw its support – and its technology – into the development of OpenStack, the rival open source cloud platform that Rackspace whistled...
PUMA, the sport lifestyle company, chose the Eucalyptus private cloud to deliver infrastructure-as-a-service for the production Web services at www.PUMA.com and affiliated PUMA websites. Eucalyptus will provide the foundation for PUMA’s cloud computing initiative by enabling them to de...
Open source cloud start-up Eucalyptus Systems has ended its long search for a marketing guy, having picked David Butler to build out its global corporate and product marketing and management. His latest stop was as VP of marketing for Digital Reef, where he was responsible for establis...
Convirture, maker of Linux and open source-based virtualization management software, has partnered with Eucalyptus Systems, creators of the leading independent private cloud platform, to deliver enterprise-grade private cloud management capabilities to Eucalyptus users and customers. T...