Tags: OpenStack

JR Rivers talks about the evolution of the network

Enterprise Times sat down with JR Rivers, Co-Founder and CTO of Cumulus Networks to talk about networking. It’s a challenging part of the IT stack that has probably evolved far more than any other area. It is also an area that is constantly being redefined as companies move more and more data around and look to…

GENBAND delivers NFV on Red Hat OpenStack

GENBAND has announced that Red Hat has certified its NFV software on the Red Hat OpenStack platform. The news came as GENBAND’s annual user conference Perspectives17 got under way in Los Angeles. Red Hat has also certified GENBAND’s Virtual Network Functions (VNF) Manager and several VNFs. According to Sanjay Bhatia, Vice President of Solutions Marketing…

Major Hayden talks Rackspace and cloud security

During a recent visit to San Antonio, Enterprise Times was lucky enough to catch up with Major Hayden, Principal Architect, Rackspace. We were interested in what he thought about the current state of cloud security and in particular how mature customers were. It was a very interesting conversation especially when it came to the expectations…

AA flies to IBM Cloud

American Airlines is to use IBM Cloud as the foundation for its cloud transformation. The goal is to transform the IT systems at AA to speed up processes, improve resilience and handle peak traffic. This is not AA’s first deal with IBM about cloud. It signed a strategic cloud partnership with IBM last year. Daniel…

IBM announces open source DBaaS on Power Systems

IBM has announced a new Database as a Service (DBaaS) toolkit for open source databases. It’s official name is Open Platform for DBaaS on IBM Power Systems. It will support several open source databases including MongoDB, EDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Redis, Neo4j and Apache Cassandra. Terri Virnig, VP, Power Ecosystem and Strategy at IBM said:…

Making OpenStack simpler with Jonathan Bryce

At the OpenStack Summit in Boston, Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation talked about the need to simplify OpenStack. This became the main theme of the conference for many people. Enterprise Times was fortunate enough to get some time with Bryce to talk about what this really means and OpenStack’s relationship with the…

A simpler and more manageable OpenStack

The latest OpenStack Summit is underway in Boston, MA. It comes a few weeks after the OpenStack Foundation released its latest User Survey. Interestingly, the keynote set out to address both the high-five moments from the survey as well as the criticism. The result is that the OpenStack Foundation is promising a simpler, easier to…