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Technology nomenclature is always a 'funny' business. Case in point, the soon to be renamed OpenStack Quantum networking project.
on 07/11/2013 – Made popular on 07/11/2013
The Quantum Project is working to design next-generation virtual networks with no model for comparison. In his OSCON session about the Quantum Project, Lew Tucker, Cisco VP and CTO of cloud computing said Quantum aims to break out networking from the rest of the OpenStack services to build a new layer of abstraction for two-way communication between an application and the underlying infrastructure
Does OpenStack matter? That depends who you talk to. OpenStack's year over year growth can't be ignored. Market validation for another OpenStack component: the networking company, Plumgrid just raised $17.2MM. Perhaps all the more reason why non-profit status might no longer matter for the foundations that govern open source projects.
During the course of the last twelve months, the OpenStack community has advanced as more users of the leading open source cloud technology have been reporting their progresswith the help of their partnerstowards making a meaningful impact on their business goals and objectives.
Cisco Edition of OpenStack, a packaged and tested version of the OpenStack Folsom release with open source components that delivers automated deployment and additional functionality such as high availability, monitoring, and Cisco-enabled networking through Quantum, has just been made available by Cisco. According to the developers, C... (read more)
The open-source OpenStack Foundation is out today with its latest milestone release, code-named Havana. The OpenStack Havana release includes new projects for cloud orchestration and monitoring and improves on existing compute, storage and networking capabilities.