Tag Archives: Platform9

Application Orchestration With Platform9 OpenStack Heat

During the 1992 U.S. Presidential election, the Clinton campaign made famous the phrase, “It’s the economy, stupid!” It was a way to remind then candidate Bill Clinton to stay on message when he spoke with the press and with voters and it helped propel Clinton to the presidency. An analogy for this can be found […]

Platform9 Just Announced Latest Release of Our Managed OpenStack

One of the benefits that Platform9 customers most value with our managed cloud offering is the ability to take advantage of new innovations and capabilities without having to shoulder the burden that often comes with new software releases. This includes all the testing that needs to be performed prior to putting new technology in production. It includes […]

The Tokyo OpenStack Summit Was “Boring” And That Is A Good Thing

It’s been just over a week since the most recent OpenStack Summit ended and the word that comes to mind when I reflect on the week that just past is “boring.” And that is a good thing. This is not to say there wasn’t exciting news such as new customer use cases, more container talk,  and controversy, […]

OpenStack And The State Of Cloud Computing: A User’s Perspective

At last week’s OpenStack Summit, my company, Platform9, had the opportunity to present on some work we’ve done to make our OpenStack solution work in existing environments, also known as a brownfields. The code our engineers developed, which we intend to give back to the community, allows various projects within OpenStack to dynamically discover exiting […]

Finding Me and Platform9 At The OpenStack Summit

We are less than a week away from the next OpenStack Summit and I am excited to be at my first summit as a Platform9 employee. I am looking forward to catching up with old friends, meeting new friends, and having the opportunity to engage with the OpenStack community. If you are interested in talking, […]

Laying Down OpenStack Cinder Block Storage with Platform9 And SolidFire

We at Platform9 have received incredibly positive responses to our recent partnership announcement with SolidFire to integrate their all-flash enterprise storage with our Cloud management-as-a-Service solution. In a previous post, I discussed the use cases for block storage in a cloud platform such as OpenStack. I also walked through the various options for deploying Cinder block storage […]

How To Create The Best OpenStack Cloud For VMware vSphere

At Platform9, we recently announced General Availability for support of VMware vSphere, including 100% interoperability with existing vSphere infrastructure and management tools to make Platform9 the best cloud management solution for vSphere. I highlighted the benefits of this solution in an earlier blog post and indicated that we would be providing more technical details in the future. In […]