cloud-standards

Open standards collaboration fuels innovation

Great strides are being made in the world of open standards this week at IBM’s Innovate 2013 Conference in Orlando.

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How easy is the plug and play feature of SaaS?

Can a customer easily switch from one SaaS vendor to another if something goes wrong?

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3 questions for Angel Diaz on OpenStack and the open cloud

We caught up with Angel Diaz – the VP who leads IBM’s OpenStack efforts and overall work on open source software & standards -- prior to his speaking opportunity at the OpenStack Design Summit.

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March #cloudchat: OpenStack and beyond, where the open cloud is going

The March #cloudchat will take place Thursday, March 14, from 4 to 5 p.m. ET.

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IBM makes waves with open standards announcement

Recap of the IBM open standards announcement coverage.

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For cloud computing, open means agile

Together with the OpenStack Foundation, Open Services Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC) and OASIS, we are helping to lead open cloud standards and open source initiatives.

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Hybridization: A question of portability and interoperability

What you can do now to ensure portability and interoperability in cloud computing.

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OpenStack 2013: The year of the user

The technical evolution of OpenStack can benefit from direct user input to help prioritize the long list of potential features earmarked for future OpenStack releases.

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January #cloudchat recap: Interoperability and open source

This #cloudchat took place on Jan. 10, 2013, and focused on standards, open source initiatives, and particularly OpenStack.

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OpenStack: Poised to Lead the Way to Open Cloud Computing

IBM has been making significant contributions to the OpenStack development community since the start of 2012.

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Cloud service level agreements (SLAs): What you don’t know can hurt you

The Cloud Standards Customer Council (CSCC) has developed and published a document called the Practical Guide to Service Level Agreements (SLA). The guide is a straightforward document that takes a reader through the steps to construct a cloud SLA that meets the cloud consumer’s business requirements.

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December #cloudchat recap: 2012 review and 2013 predictions

The December #cloudchat took place on Dec. 13, from 4-5 p.m. ET.

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