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Red Hat is OpenShifting into the cloud

December 4, 2013

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Red Hat is OpenShifting into the cloud Two years ago, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst told me that by 2016, Red Hat’s biggest rival would be VMware. Why VMware instead of Microsoft or Oracle, its traditional enemies? Whitehurst saw Red Hat’s future not in operating systems but in the clouds as a Platform as a […]

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Red Hat Gears Up OpenShift PaaS

November 22, 2013

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Red Hat Gears Up OpenShift PaaS Red Hat is lowering the price and expanding the functionality of its hosted cloud platform-as-a-service offering. Two key elements are likely to drive enterprises toward cloud application deployment: features and price. This week, Red Hat is aiming to bolster its cloud position on both counts, as it offers lower […]

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Openstack vs. CloudStack A Tale of Two Conferences

November 11, 2013

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Openstack vs. CloudStack A Tale of Two Conferences OpenStack and CloudStack are open source software to create infrastructure as a service (IaaS) clouds. Both are under the Apache License, which allows creating derivative projects, and even close sourcing them as long as you maintain the copyright notices. They represent a new wave of open software, […]

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Red Hat’s PaaS Extended to OpenStack Cloud Development

November 11, 2013

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Red Hat’s PaaS Extended to OpenStack Cloud Development By Jeffrey Schwartz 11/08/2013 Red Hat this week at the OpenStack Foundation Summit in Hong Kong said its OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) software can now be deployed on OpenStack clouds. The move lets developers and IT pros use OpenStack infrastructure to create PaaS environments. “OpenStack is one of […]

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451 Research: Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) Fastest Growing Area Of Cloud Computing

August 21, 2013

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451 Research: Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) Fastest Growing Area Of Cloud Computing The majority of cloud computing revenue in 2012 was generated from vendors with sales over $75M (66%) and who are privately held (77%), with Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) projected to attain a 41% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) through 2016. Market Monitor, a service of 451 Research, […]

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Is Cloud Foundry the Next OpenStack?

August 15, 2013

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Is Cloud Foundry the Next OpenStack? Disclosure – I am an adviser to ActiveState, creator of the Stackato Cloud Foundry-based PaaS. I’ve also consulted to a number of companies mentioned in this article. Full details on my disclosure page. Ever since Pivotal was created with IP from both EMC and VMware, the cloud watchers have […]

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What is PaaS (Platform as a Service)?

August 14, 2013

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What is PaaS (Platform as a Service)? CREDIT: Mmaxer | Shutterstock Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a cloud computing service model. PaaS caters to the software developer by offering a development environment in which software can be created over the Internet through a Web browser. This not only makes it easier to develop an […]

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Red Hat Heads for the Cloud with OpenShift

June 6, 2013

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Red Hat Heads for the Cloud with OpenShift » The TEC Blog It would be an understatement to say that Red Hat is an interesting enterprise software company. Since its founding in 1994 and initial public offering (IPO) in 1999, the vendor has focused on businesses and divisions thereof that embrace open-source computing tools. In […]

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Introduction to OpenStack Part One, From Zero to Domination

May 27, 2013

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Introduction to OpenStack Part One, From Zero to Domination OpenStack is a cloud software stack designed to run on commodity hardware, such as x86 and ARM. It has no proprietary hardware or software requirements, and it integrates legacy systems and third-party products. In other words you can adopt it into your existing tech infrastructure without […]

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Cloudy with a Chance of Integration: iPaaS Gold Rush is On

May 25, 2013

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Cloudy with a Chance of Integration: iPaaS Gold Rush is On Image: State Library Queensland/Flickr I was recently with a client who is looking for a new BPM solution and they have a very positive outlook towards Cloud. They love it, so much so that they weren’t interested in on-premise solutions. This represents a real […]

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