Eucalpytus: Bought. Metacloud: Bought. Enovance: Bought. What does the future hold for Cloudscaling, Piston Cloud, Mirantis et al?
On this week’s Structure Show, Facebook’s James Pearce and how the new TODO group can help people better maintain and manage open source software after it’s released.
Rackspace took itself off the block, but don’t expect the acquisitions (and acqui-hires) in cloud to stop. Latest example: Cisco’s announced plans to buy OpenStack player Metacloud.
Mobile apps marketing company Tapjoy opted for an OpenStack private cloud managed by Metacloud for the bulk of its work going forward.
Scott Sanchez and Niki Acosta, both well known in the OpenStack universe, jump from one OpenStack backer to another.
In a bid to speed enterprise adoption, Mirantis OpenStack Express claims to offer private cloud as a service that’s easy to deploy and consume.
Metacloud snagged $15 million in Series B funding to staff up its Metacloud OnPrem and Metacloud Hosted private cloud options.
Metacloud takes its managed OpenStack service to Internap’s data centers to provide customers with a hybrid cloud.
For companies wanting internal self-service SaaS capabilities to run on existing hardware, Metacloud may be the OpenStack flavor of choice.
If there isn’t an OpenStack cloud you fancy, wait a second, there’s more — a lot more — in the pipeline. Cloudscaling, Metacloud and Dreamhost will all preview their take on the open-source cloud this week at the OpenStack Summit in San Diego.