Fairbanks and 42on at the OpenInfra Summit Berlin

The OpenInfra Summit is a global event for open source IT infrastructure professionals to collaborate on software development, share best practices about designing and running infrastructure in production, and make partnership and purchase decisions. This year (June the 7th, 8th and 9th) it is held in Berlin and brings together more than 2000 influential IT […]

Benefits of running LOKI

If you combine Linux, OpenStack, and Kubernetes, you get the most awesome Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud: LOKI.   In 2022, we can safely say that Kubernetes is one the most used container orchestration technologies. The platform is hugely popular because it offers the ability to resolve problems and offers an out-of-the-box way of thinking about deploying, managing, […]

What technologies to follow in 2022

Cloud computing infrastructure is the backbone of the delivery pipeline of just about every digital service, from social media and streaming entertainment to connected cars and autonomous internet of things (IoT) infrastructures. New or upcoming ultra-fast networks like 5G and Wi-Fi 6E don’t just mean more data will be streamed from the cloud; they mean […]

Some pros, cons and requirements for NFV

Let’s dive a little into what network function virtualization (NFV) means for telecom providers. Firstly, let’s start with the basics. NFV was born in 2012 when the ‘NFV Call to Action’ document was introduced. Now, 9 years later we have become familiar with the term as well as the technology. For instance, we know now […]

Lifecycle management for telecom operators

cloustat Lifecycle management is a well-known process in the IT- and cloud industry. Generally, what occurs in all lifecycle management systems is operation and maintenance. Within lifecycle management, great importance is attached to running and maintaining installations. What we notice is that specifically within a telecom operator, lifecycle management is extra important.   One of […]

OpenStack Masterclass

A lot of organisations have adopted and embraced the opportunity of using cloud infrastructure with OpenStack. OpenStack is serving as a great infrastructure solution for both developing companies and established enterprises. However, as the success in an organization using this platform often grows rapidly, eventually questions and challenges arise were help could be useful for […]

Charmed OpenStack for the telecom sector

The last couple of years we have seen telecom providers adopt Charmed OpenStack more and more. With that shift in mind, I thought it would be nice to write a blog about it.   But what is it exactly? According to OpenStack, Charmed OpenStack is an enterprise grade OpenStack distribution that leverages MAAS, Juju, and […]

Recent trends and developments around OpenStack

I assume when you read this blog, you know that OpenStack is a well-established and proven cloud platform technology and a type of Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) that facilitates communication and storage between the hardware device of the computer and the cloud. Moreover, what is very positive about it, is that OpenStack keeps developing and evolving. And […]

Brief history of OpenStack

OpenStack was created in 2010. Rackspace wanted to rewrite the infrastructure code running its Cloud servers offering and considered open sourcing the existing cloud files code. At the same time, Anso Labs (contracting for NASA) had published beta code for Nova, a Python-based “cloud computing fabric controller”. Both efforts converged and formed the base for […]

Short refresh on OpenStack architecture and services

While OpenStack is already a well-known and proven private cloud solution, there will always be some questions about the architecture and the components. So, to help you find your way with OpenStack, we have summarized some of the often used components for you in this blog. The various OpenStack community projects and the services they […]