OpenStack and NFV, as explained by the OpenStack Foundation
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Unlocked - January 25, 2016

This week the OpenStack Foundation released a whitepaper explaining the platform's relationship with Network Functions Virtualization, or NFV.

Citrix leaves CloudStack for good — but is it more about the company than the tech?
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Unlocked - January 25, 2016

Citrix has sold off its CloudPlatform and CloudPortal Business Manager products, its commercial version of Apache CloudStack, to Accelerite, the product arm of Persistent Systems.

Here we go again: HP Enterprise, OpenNFV, and Telefonica
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Unlocked - January 11, 2016

We're looking at the same type of confusion we had over HP's public cloud last year over the involvement of HP Enterprise in the world of NFV in general, and Spanish telco Telefonica in particular.

Welcome to the future: IoT and smart cities
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Unlocked - January 11, 2016

Growing numbers of OpenStack users are beginning to investigate the IoT. Now AT&T has started an initiative to use it to create "smart cities".

Advanced Security Service Insertion in OpenStack Cloud
Eric Ji - December 15, 2015

As IT organizations increasingly look to leverage cloud computing to improve agility and economics, OpenStack is gaining enormous momentum as a preferred tool for building new on-premise cloud datacenters.

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HPE introduces a new way of computing — but will it work?
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Unlocked - December 14, 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced its new Synergy line of servers, its entry into the "composable architecture" market, as well as its its new NFV application catalog.

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Cisco updates ACI, teams with Deutsche Telekom
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Unlocked - December 14, 2015

Cisco has released a new version of its ACI APIC software, incorporating both microsegmentation and expanded support for both containers and VMware integration.

3 Myths of OpenStack Distros, parts 2 and 3
Amar Kapadia - December 4, 2015

A couple of weeks ago we talked about three myths around OpenStack distros, and we debunked myth #1, “All distributions have the same functionality”. Today we'll look at the remaining myths.

OpenStack, Cloud Foundry and a turnkey app environment
Mirantis - November 23, 2015

On November 17, Mirantis and Pivotal got together to provide a joint webinar explaining how Pivotal Cloud Foundry and OpenStack can come together to provide a turnkey application environment.

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Fuel levels up: Enhancements in Mirantis OpenStack 7.0 (Q&A)
Sheena Gregson, Joey Yep, Durgaprasad Ayyadevara, Mirantis Blog - November 20, 2015

Fuel has come a long way in MOS 7.0, and we detailed both the operational and interface improvements -- including some of the possibilities of the plugin framework -- in a webinar Thursday.