Metapod

November 9, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

Interacting with Metapod from the OpenStack CLI (or Building your OpenStack CLI VM)

Back in September 2014 Cisco acquired private OpenStack cloud service company Metacloud (http://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?articleId=1489587). Initially known as Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud (COPC) and now known as Cisco Metapod®. Cisco Metapod represents one of most robust and scalable OpenStack-as-a-Service or On-Premise Public Cloud Experience offering in the market. With the agility and vision of a startup, the […]

October 14, 2015

CLOUD

Take a Stand on Private Cloud

The cloud has become inescapable. Email about it clutters your IN box, headlines about it adorn your magazines, colleagues chatter about its merits in the hallways, and meeting after meeting is held to determine just what—if anything—should be done about it at your company. Should you be using public cloud? Building a private one? Going […]

October 14, 2015

CLOUD

A New Type of Networking: Cisco Powered Cloud Partnerships

It’s time to face the facts. Unlike fashion trends, which come and go at a rate nearly impossible to keep up with, cloud computing is sticking around—for good. Cloud is no longer considered a possible solution for your infrastructure needs; it’s a necessity. More companies are transitioning to a cloud platform for improved cash flow, […]

September 1, 2015

CLOUD

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 […]