Citrix, known in the cloud platform world for its CloudStack infrastructure as a service (Iaas) product that competes with OpenStack, joined the OpenStack Foundation this week.
Docker, Inc. has announced that it has closed a whopping $95 million series D investment round. The containers giant says it doesn't need the money, but wanted to capitalize on its current momentum. The investment is said to add Docker to the list of tech "unicorns".containersdocker
“Building an open-source company requires operational excellence and staying power, not just genius hackers with a vision of taking down VMware," Mirantis co-founder and chairman Alex Freedland told Techcrunch this week. As much as we'd like for open source to be about passion and changing the world, the reality is that virtually all of the thousands of people who are contributing to OpenStack are getting a paycheck, and that money has to come from somewhere.