The Security Project team lives and breathes cloud security and answers the most frequently asked questions from enterprises and technologists. The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative has validated OpenStack passes 100% of the best practices for open source security, quality and stability and has issued its Best Practices badge.
Current OpenStack users and community members built two guidebooks with enterprises in mind.
OpenStack: A Business Perspective Offers IT executives a view into use cases and economic factors to examine when considering OpenStack.
OpenStack: The Path to Cloud Provides enterprise architects insights on planning an OpenStack cloud, including selecting the right model, forming your team, choosing workloads, and implementation from proof-of-concept through production.
Or, purchase both as a single paperback book, the OpenStack Strategy & Planning Guide!
In the software-defined economy, the delivery of an application or service often depends on many contributors, possibly in multiple companies, working collaboratively to deliver results. Read on to learn how OpenStack gives enterprises the ability to seamlessly move workloads from one cloud to another, whether private or public.
Many enterprises operate large VMware-based virtualized infrastructures to support a legacy of mission-critical applications. With OpenStack, they can combine the agility offered by cloud computing while maintaining the stability and resiliency of their traditional environment.
The auto industry is projected to be the second largest generator of data by next year. One innovative manufacturer saw the opportunity to leverage massive amounts of data telematics produced by cars and drivers to plan new features and gain competitive advantage.
“Notable Fortune 100 enterprises like BMW, Disney, and Walmart have irrefutably proven that OpenStack is viable for production environments.“
Overstock.com may be better known for making your house cozy with rugs, lamps and the like but now they’re connecting people with the feathered, furry and scaly friends that truly make a house a home. Overstock’s website systems team relies on their OpenStack-powered infrastructure to put into practice some of the best ideas that come to mind during a downward dog pose.
At any given minute, more than $4,400 changes hands online over PayPal’s 113 million registered accounts around the world. OpenStack is playing a major part in PayPal’s vision by enabling a private cloud that helps the company’s developers quickly respond to its customers’ increasing demands and constantly changing needs, while developing a stable platform for customers to pay for their purchases.
Budd Van Lines is a nationwide household goods carrier. In addition to moving over 6,000 families each year, they’re moving data. And a lot of it! Because of the experience and success they’ve had with OpenStack, Budd Van Lines is ordering specific hardware and newer equipment that will end up in production. They’re growing with OpenStack and it’s an exciting time.
Time Warner Cable is the second largest cable provider in the United States, providing video, broadband, phone, and business services to millions of subscribers in major markets including New York and Los Angeles. In this presentation, Matt Haines tells the story of standing up OpenStack at Time Warner Cable with a small and dedicated team of devops engineers, a handful of community partners, and a short calendar.
Our private cloud [based on OpenStack,] provides us with the agility, availability, manageability, efficiency and the foundation for innovation necessary to deliver the best products and services.