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, […]
Interview with Piston’s Christopher MacGown
With the big news today, it seems like a good time to repost this, from the Metacloud blog: Piston Cloud co-founder and CTO Christopher MacGown has been involved with OpenStack since the very beginning. He was at Rackspace when they switched from Ruby to Python, he helped blueprint the original project, he pitched the idea […]
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Piston Cloud Computing
Cloud computing has fundamentally altered the IT landscape: dramatically boosting IT agility, while lowering costs. To realize the business advantages of cloud, organizations are shifting to a hybrid IT model—blending private cloud, public cloud, and on-premise applications. To help customers maintain control and compliance in this hyper-connected, hyper-distributed IT environment, Cisco and its partners are […]