open-standards

Cloud-ready systems elevate hybrid cloud environments

Organizations across all industries are investing in cloud technologies for innovation, growth and efficiency. Many enterprises are integrating public cloud, private cloud and traditional IT platforms, thereby leveraging existing IT investments and are creating a hybrid cloud environment. Clients are using IBM cloud-ready systems to simplify the movement of data, applications and services across a hybrid […]

Continue reading

Open Cloud Manifesto: Core principles for cloud computing

Can we consider cloud computing open source?

Continue reading

December #cloudchat: Looking back at 2013 and forward to 2014

Our final #cloudchat of 2013 will take look back at the year in cloud computing and a look ahead to coming trends in 2014.

Continue reading

Benchmarking and scaling OpenStack in the enterprise

OpenStack has become increasingly important to enterprises of all sizes as its reach extends beyond Web 2.0/SaaS companies, such as Workday, Webex and PayPal. OpenStack is now a major element of both enterprise cloud computing and broader cloud initiatives, such as the new IBM Federal Cloud Innovation Center in Washington, DC.

Continue reading

IBM’s big bets: OpenStack and Cloud Foundry

IBM is in the middle of this reinvention. In recent months, they have announced big bets on two open source technologies that are seen as the future: OpenStack and Cloud Foundry.

Continue reading

OpenStack in Hong Kong: Havana is here, time to plan Icehouse

With the OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong rapidly approaching, November 5-8, I was reflecting on what’s been accomplished and where we are going.

Continue reading

Will improved efficiency mean increased consumption of OpenStack services?

With the release of OpenStack Havana, it seems appropriate to spend some time looking at the aims of the OpenStack community.

Continue reading

Open cloud: Great for innovation, bad for sleep

For development ecosystems, IT vendors (like IBM) can be open cloud and escape from vendor lock-in.

Continue reading

Congrats to OpenStack – Havana delivers on enterprise readiness

Celebrating OpenStack’s most significant release to date: Havana.

Continue reading

Possibilities abound with OSGi running on Cloud Foundry

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

Continue reading

Three keys to the OpenStack community’s success

A strong foundation, vast documentation and solid development and testing infrastructure have fueled OpenStack in recent months.

Continue reading

Open clouds can help government run better, faster and cheaper

As governments continue to embrace public, private and hybrid clouds, the options continue to evolve.

Continue reading