Cisco openstack private cloud

September 1, 2015


Cisco OpenStack® Private Cloud is now Cisco Metapod™

One of the benefits of cloud is being able to iterate quickly. There’s a saying in the software development world that we can’t post here due to profanity, but if you’re curious, you can view it on the Startup Vitamins website here. Bottom line: Cloud allows you to develop products quickly, so you can launch […]

July 24, 2015


Cloudwick Selects Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud for Enterprise Big Data

Guest Blogger: Mark Schreiber, General Manager at Cloudwick At Cloudwick we’re constantly evaluating cloud platforms to improve the efficiency of our data and analytics service. Today, we manage more than $100 million of public cloud big data and advanced analytics for the Global 1000. For several years, we’ve been evaluating OpenStack® solutions for Hadoop, Cassandra […]

July 9, 2015


Behind the cloud: Interview with Cisco engineer John Schofield

Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud delivers a true public cloud experience in a private cloud environment—on your premises, behind your firewall. We handle the engineering, setup, and ongoing operations, so you can focus on building and running your applications. It’s a core component of Cisco’s growing cloud portfolio. Today we meet with one of the real people […]

July 2, 2015


Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud – June Update!

What if car ownership was like being a Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud customer? You’d do your research and buy the car that was right for you. You’d drive it and love it because it was reliable and functional and had all the safety features you were looking for. But then one day you’d walk out to the garage, and BAM–you’d find […]

June 17, 2015


Welcome Piston Cloud!

This week, Cisco completed the acquisition of, Piston Cloud. Piston Cloud has been a long time member and contributor to OpenStack. I’ve always admired their engineering-savvy approach to OpenStack, the unique and memorable way in which they’ve marketed themselves from a product and culture/brand perspective, and their engineering accomplishments that make it easier to deploy, […]

June 11, 2015


OSpod #32: Carol Barrett

Last week our featured guest was Carol Barrett, who not only works in data center planning at Intel, but is also a leader in the OpenStack Community. She’s deeply involved in the Product Working Group, the Enterprise Working Group, and the Women of OpenStack, which means she’s got a lot of insider knowledge about what is […]

May 19, 2015


What’s the 411 on OpenStack based Summit Collaboration in Vancouver?

Last week, I was prepping for the 11th OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, when I suddenly had a question pop up. How on earth would I, much less over a hundred of us, from Cisco communicate at an international destination in an easy and organized way? Some group ideas were: Temporary international data plans for $30 […]

May 7, 2015


OSPod #29: Jay Pipes

Jay may or may not have 99 problems, but passion isn’t one! Jay, like previous guests John Dickinson and Monty Taylor also started with OpenStack in the early days at Rackspace. We learned a lot about the “Big Tent” initiative in this podcast, and how OpenStack is working to balance inclusivity and innovation. (They aren’t […]