How does the world consume private clouds?
Amar Kapadia - August 23, 2016

In my view, there are four consumption models for OpenStack. Let’s look at each approach and then compare.

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What’s new in Mirantis OpenStack 9.0: Webinar Q&A
Miranits - August 19, 2016

If you missed the July 14 webinar highlighting the rich new features in Mirantis OpenStack 9.0, we’ve got you covered.

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Rackspace said to be close to private equity buyout
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Unlocked - August 16, 2016

Rackspace, one of the founding companies behind OpenStack, is said to be close to a deal with Apollo Global Management to bring the company private at a value of between $3.4 billion and $4 billion.

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HPE loses Bill Hilf, gains SGI, among buyout rumors
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Unlocked - August 16, 2016

HPE is also the subject of rumors of a private equity buyout. Several firms are reportedly looking at buying either all of HPE, or just its software businesses.

Mirantis supports SUSE with Mirantis OpenStack, SUSE supports Mirantis OpenStack with RHEL
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Unlocked - August 16, 2016

Boris Renski joked that as MOS already supports Ubuntu and Oracle Linux, the addition of SUSE means that there's one major Linux distribution missing, but one that is about to be resolved.

OpenStack Days Silicon Valley (The Unlocked Infrastructure Conference) Day 1
Jodi Smith, Ilya Stechkin, Nick Chase, Catherine Kim - August 10, 2016

This year's OpenStack Days Silicon Valley, held once again at the Computer History Museum, carried a theme of industry maturity.

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Mirantis and SUSE: Creating a One-Stop Shop for OpenStack Support on Major Linux Distros
Kamesh Pemmaraju, VP Product Marketing, Mirantis - August 9, 2016

This week, at OpenStack Silicon Valley, Mirantis and SUSE announced a partnership which will make Mirantis a "one-stop shop" for Mirantis OpenStack supported on all major Linux distributions.

Application-aware NFV infrastructure, or the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle and NFV External link
Eric Ji - August 3, 2016

When you introduce virtualization technologies into CSP, you often have to make trade-offs, such as between utilization/performance and elasticity/agility/manageability.

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Mirantis + Bringing Serverless Computing to OpenStack
John Jainschigg - August 3, 2016

Serverless Computing is deploying event-triggered, containerized applications into a framework that knows how to queue and pass jobs to them, manage inputs and outputs, and scale them up and down.

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Mirantis joins Google, Intel to flip OpenStack container landscape
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Unlocked - August 2, 2016

Mirantis has announced a joint initiative with Google and Intel to flip the script, and run OpenStack as containers, orchestrating its control plane with the Kubernetes container orchestration tool.