Since our last issue, the Community App Catalog group approved two new types of assets—Mistral Workflows, which enable you to define very specifically what should happen when, and in response to what, andTOSCA Service Templates. Find out more at the link.
OpenStack:Unlocked Hosts Nick Chase and John Jainschigg talk to Open Platform for Network Functions Virtualization (OPNFV) Director Heather Kirksey about what NFV is, why it matters to telcos, and why telcos aren’t the only organizations that can benefit from it. Click the link to hear the latest podcast.
The #OpenStack ecosystem has been making headway on the skills shortage issue; Mirantis, one of the leading players in the OpenStack training space, reported that it had trained 5000 students in 2015, doubling the number of students trained since 2012.
#NFV has been taking off in recent months, and is widely seen as the “killer app” for Software Defined Networking, writes Nick Chase, and he explains the OpenStack community's several projects that figure into NFV.
Citrix has sold off its CloudPlatform and CloudPortal Business Manager products, its commercial version of Apache CloudStack, to Accelerite, the product arm of Persistent Systems. Before you start doing the #OpenStack victory dance, however, it’s important to put this into context.
Mirantis delivers OpenStack™ cloud and open source application infrastructure.
Mirantis is the pure-play OpenStack company. Mirantis delivers all the software,services, trainingand support needed for running OpenStack. More customers rely on Mirantis than any other company to get to production deployment of OpenStack at scale. Among the top three companies worldwide in contributing open source software to OpenStack, Mirantis has helped build and deploy some of the largest OpenStack clouds in the world.