OpenStack community releases Zed, even more emphasis on security and hardware enablement
Zed consists of 15,500 changes, by 710 contributors from 140 organizations across 44 countries. A successor to the Yoga version released earlier this year, Zed again sees the necessary emphasis on hardware enablement. In addition, security is also an important focus area.
With Zed, OpenStack has... Read more
IBM integrates Red Hat Ceph and ODF into storage portfolio
IBM acquired Red Hat in order to become the No. 1 hybrid cloud company. With the integration of Red Hat Ceph and Red Hat OpenShift Data Foundation, IBM is taking the next step in this effort. This integration should ensure that a uniform storage architecture can be used from edge-to-core-to-cloud.
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Red Hat OpenStack 17 focuses on telecom operators
Red Hat presented version 17 of the Red Hat OpenStack platform. The release integrates containers and VMs into a single cloud environment, allowing telecom operators to deploy additional services for 4G and 5G network environments.
According to Red Hat, RHOP 17 features new integration with its ... Read more
Juniper presents Contrail Networking with cloud-native capabilities
The new offering is a a rebooted version of its Contrail Networking platform.
Juniper Networks this week announced CN2, a new, cloud-native version of its Contrail Networking platform. Contrail Networking enables the automation of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) with service chaining. Jun... Read more
OpenStack Yoga has strong focus on hardware enablement
In addition to better hardware support, there are improvements in network performance, file system shares and cloud-native compatibility.
The OpenInfra Foundation today announced the latest version of OpenStack. We're now at "Y" in the alphabet, which means OpenStack Yoga is the twenty-fifth rel... Read more
OpenStack is growing fast: 180 public clouds, 25 million cores worldwide
The Open Infrastructure Foundation announces that 25 million computing cores are running on OpenStack infrastructure software worldwide, marking an increase of 66 percent in one year.
OpenStack is an open-source software stack for setting up and managing infrastructure. The Open Infrastructure F... Read more
OpenStack Xena is live: more integrations, less technical debt
Xena, the latest version of open source cloud infrastructure OpenStack, is available starting today.
The update consists of 15,000 tweaks, contributed by 680 developers contributed over the past six months. Improved integrations of OpenStack's applications, support for new hardware features and ... Read more
Microsoft becomes Platinum member of Open Infrastructure Foundation
OpenStack, the open-source, IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service) cloud company related to projects like Airship (open-source tools for cloud provisioning) and Zuul (the Ansible-based Continous Integration (CI) system), has for years been stuck between what Gartner calls the Trough of Disillusionment ... Read more
New OpenStack version improves security and integrations
The OpenStack Foundation has announced the 23rd release of OpenStack. This release, named Wallaby, introduces new security features, integrations and UEFI capabilities.
New security features include fallback permissions and improvements to role-based access control (RBAC) in Ironic, Glance and M... Read more
Mirantis releases Kubernetes version of OpenStack
Mirantis has announced Mirantis OpenStack for Kubernetes. The software enables users to run private clouds within a Kubernetes environment.
In a press release, Mirantis writes that many people already use OpenStack to run their private clouds. Because these private clouds can now run in a Kubern... Read more