OpenStack Community App Catalog Review: Issue #4
Ilya Stechkin - April 22, 2016

Welcome back to the OpenStack Community App Catalog Digest! Today we’ll try to help you with your summit planning.

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Partners and the Mirantis Unlocked validation program — Part 1: Plugins
Evgeniya Shumakher, Ilya Stechkin - April 22, 2016

Business partnerships are so often about common marketing activities such as cross-promotion and the publication of joint press releases, but Mirantis is first and foremost a technology company.

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Ready, Set, Go! Converged Infrastructure and OpenStack Deployments Q&A External link
Greg Loughmiller, Gordon Rothstein - April 19, 2016

We weren't able to get to all of the questions in our webinar, Ready, Set, Go! Converged Infrastructure and OpenStack Deployments, so here are the ones we weren't able to get to.

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Is Cinder’s Google driver the light at the end of the hybrid cloud tunnel?
Nick Chase - April 17, 2016

On its face, it seems simple. The newest version of OpenStack, Mitaka, includes a Cinder driver that enables users to easily backup data to Google Cloud Storage. No big deal, right?

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53 new things to look for in OpenStack Mitaka
Nick Chase - April 17, 2016

The OpenStack Mitaka release has three general themes: an improved user experience, better manageability, and scalability. (There's also a focus on easing the way for developers.)

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What’s New in Mirantis OpenStack 8.0 Webinar Q&A, Part 2
Amar Kapadia, Joseph Yep, John Jainschigg - April 15, 2016

As promised, here's the second part of our Q&A from the Mirantis OpenStack 8.0 webinar. Enjoy!

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Who Exactly is Using Mirantis OpenStack?
Amar Kapadia - April 14, 2016

We have dozens of customers who are past the experimentation phase and well into production with our pure-play distribution Mirantis OpenStack.

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OpenStack makes production gains, Fuel rises
Nick Chase, Mirantis Blog - April 13, 2016

More than 64% of OpenStack deployments are now running in production, and Fuel has become the leading purpose-built OpenStack deployment tool.

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OpenStack:Unlocked (21-Mar-16 « NEWS « 03-Apr-16)
OpenStack:Unlocked - April 5, 2016

Intel partners with CoreOS, Mirantis, and Google to put OpenStack on Kubernetes

“ADMIT ONE” Your Ticket to Better OpenStack Marketing
Kamesh Pemmaraju, Heidi Joy Tretheway, Joseph Sandoval, and James Kelly - April 4, 2016

Marketers are known to be colorful and amusingly creative people, so when you need a shot of adventure comedy—our expert panel on “Winning OpenStack Marketing Strategies”— is just the ticket you need.