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5 key takeaways from OpenStack Summit 2015

More than 6,000 cloud enthusiasts, developers, administrators, architects and IT pros descended on Vancouver last week for the semi-annual OpenStack 2015 summit. First, congratulations to the OpenStack team. OpenStack Kilo, the 11th release of the open source software for building public, private, and hybrid clouds, has nearly 400 new capabilities to support software development, big […]

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How cloud will bring robots down to Earth

The term “cloud robotics,” is relatively new, having been coined in 2010 by James Kuffner while at Carnegie Mellon. Five years later, cloud robots exist mainly in the lab. But it’s the combination of cloud and robotics that will eventually enable self-driving cars. And industries as varied as healthcare, transportation, and emergency response are looking […]

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Local Motors: Building a community, and cars, in the cloud

A new kind of car manufacturer relies on the cloud to keep its virtual community of designers in sync If you’ve heard of Local Motors, it may be because of an audacious stunt the company pulled at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show in January, using a giant 3-D printer to print a car called […]

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Open doors with an open cloud approach

Most enterprises know that a single approach to cloud adoption, whether public or private, will not optimize business results. Adopting hybrid cloud, connecting one or more clouds to traditional systems or one or more clouds to other clouds, is a realistic and achievable strategy.  While a hybrid cloud strategy sounds complicated at first, it offers […]

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Node.js community looks toward an open future

This week finds me and a good number of the IBM OpenTech team at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco for this year’s Node Summit Conference. In case you haven’t heard, this morning at the summit, the community announced that Node.js is going to move into open community governance and a Node.js Foundation is […]

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Why open technology matters at the PaaS layer

Say you’ve decided to adopt platform as a service (PaaS) as your cloud-based platform, along with a DevOps environment, to deliver business outcomes in an agile, iterative and incremental fashion. You also want to explore all the benefits of a composable environment on cloud to quickly build new applications. These are smart choices, and you’re […]

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A complete guide to the OpenStack Havana release

New capabilities that enhance the open source cloud experience.

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High availability in the cloud: An OpenStack approach

Article discusses some of the industry conversation around high availability concerns in the Folsom release of OpenStack.

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Running at the speed of cloud

According to a recent study led by the IBM Center of Applied Insights, “Pacesetters” are separating themselves from the pack in gaining benefit from Cloud Computing.

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Possibilities abound with OSGi running on Cloud Foundry

IBM is working to make OSGi a core part of cloud.

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Cloud Foundry Conference 2013: Why Cloud Foundry? Why now?

Takeaways from this year's Cloud Foundry conference in Santa Clara, Calif.

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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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