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Strata Spark Tsunami – Hadoop World, Part One

by Merv Adrian  |  October 31, 2014

New York’s Javits Center is a cavernous triumph of form over function. Giant empty spaces were everywhere at this year’s empty-though-sold-out Strata/Hadoop World, but the strangely-numbered, hard to find, typically inadequately-sized...

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Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC)

by Andrew Lerner  |  October 21, 2014

We just published the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC)  (Gartner subscribers only). The Magic Quadrant includes analysis of ten vendors in the ADC market. In going thru the...

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HP buys Eucalyptus

by Lydia Leong  |  September 12, 2014

In an interesting move that seems to be predominantly an acquihire, HP has bought Eucalyptus for an undisclosed sum, though speculation is that the deal's under $100m, less than a...

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VMworld 2014 - My Impressions of Cloud Announcements

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 28, 2014

VMworld 2014 took place in San Francisco, CA this week, with ~22,000 attendees descending for the annual event that showcases VMware’s newest announcements and product/service advancements.  I attended once again...

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OpenStack 101 for Network Folks

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 16, 2014

There was an OpenStack summit this week in Atlanta, and to prepare for any newsworthy networking announcements, I wanted to brush-up on the topic. So, I took the time to...

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Reflections on the OpenStack Atlanta summit

by Lydia Leong  |  May 14, 2014

When I wrote a research note called Don't Let OpenStack Hype Distort Your Selection of a Cloud Management Platform in 2012, in September 2012, I took quite a bit of...

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Why vendors can't sell OpenStack to enterprises

by Alessandro Perilli  |  November 19, 2013

A couple of weeks ago I attended my first OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong. It was an eye opener experience from a research standpoint, and I wrote some of my...

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What I saw at the OpenStack Summit

by Alessandro Perilli  |  November 12, 2013

Last week I attended the OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong. What I saw, or what I think I saw, was so remarkable to me to be worth sharing in a...

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OpenStack: Too many cooks or insurmountable force?

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  April 20, 2012

I just returned from full days at the OpenStack conference and analyst day in San Francisco. For full transparency, I’ve been somewhat skeptical about the size of the OpenStack movement...

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OpenStack, community, and commercialization

by Lydia Leong  |  August 15, 2011

I wrote, the other day, about Citrix buying Cloud.com, and I realized I forgot to make an important point about OpenStack versus the various commercial vendors vying for the cloud-building...

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