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Rackspace launches public and hybrid cloud in Australia

Rackspace is expanding its cloud services offering in Australia

Rackspace, a hosting company and supporter of the OpenStack platform, this week launched Australia’s first OpenStack-based public cloud offering.

Mirantis raises $10 million from Red Hat, Ericsson and SAP Ventures


Mirantis, an OpenStack cloud integrator on Thursday announced that the company has raised $10 million in its second round of series A financing from Red Hat, Ericsson and SAP Ventures.

Dell to focus on OpenStack-based private cloud, dumps public cloud strategy

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As Dell continues to grapple with slumping demand in its legacy business units, the company has cancelled plans to launch an OpenStack-based public cloud and has also canned its VMWare virtualisation and storage offerings already on the market.

OpenStack makes headway; wins Ericsson support


With virtualisation evolving rapidly and open source in favour, telecom equipment vendors could all end up developing what is effectively the same software to manage the cloud. But what they have to bring to the table is telecom-grade experience.

Rackspace unveils white label telco cloud offer


Internet hosting firm Rackspace is positioning itself as a supplier of cloud services to telcos and enterprises alike, as it seeks to integrate its own public cloud with service providers worldwide.

Open source cloud tools show signs of maturity

Open source cloud computing software CloudStack, which is developed by all-volunteer association the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), has this week graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a top level project. The move signifies the maturity of CloudStack as an open source tool for creating, managing, and deploying infrastructure cloud services.