GroundWork Open Source, a provider of commercial open source systems and network management software, has launched MonitoringForge, a hub for IT administrators and developers interested in open source monitoring tools.
Eucalyptus continues to update its private cloud software — delivering version 3.1 today. And CEO Marten Mickos continues to refine his management style at the open source company. So how has Mickos adjusted his approach at Eucalyptus vs. his previous role as CEO of MySQL, the open source database now owned by Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)?
This week's top open source cloud headlines feature a new OpenStack disribution release from Piston Cloud, an open source virtualization management tool from Convirture, interviews with cloud heavyweights at Intel and Eucalyptus, and new interoperability standards recommendations from the Open Data Center Alliance.
This week's open source cloud headlines highlight a few smaller open source projects and companies, including Blue Box and Orion. You'll also find more details on HP's cloud strategy, a new software-defined-networking feature for Rackspace cloud and an op-ed from Alfresco on the role of open source cloud in disrupting proprietary software vendors.
Zenoss Inc., corporate sponsor of the award winning open source IT monitoring and management solution Zenoss Core, will be demonstrating how to monitor IT infrastructure with the company’s free and open source tools at the 11th Annual Linux and Grassroots Open Source Festival, Linuxfest Northwest (LFNW), on April 24th and 25th in Bellingham, Wash.
Security vendor AlienVault released a milestone update on Feb. 19 for both its open-source and commercial Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions, aiming to provide an improved user experience and enhanced security visibility. SIEM technology plays a pivotal role in the modern security landscape, enabling organizations to log and monitor security events.