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May 19, 2015
by sjvn01
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How Walmart uses OpenStack to deliver its ‘everyday low prices’

VANCOUVER — When you think of retail giant Walmart, you may think of great bargains, or the death of small businesses, or convenience. What you probably don’t think about is the software behind the supply chain that enables Walmart to … Continue reading

May 11, 2015
by sjvn01
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Ubuntu jumps into Internet of Things with Acer, GE, and Microsoft

Old enemies are becoming new allies as technology shifts from the PC/desktop model to first mobile computing and now the Internet of Things (IoT). Canonical, Ubuntu Linux’s parent company, is partnering with Acer, DataArt, and Microsoft. Ubuntu jumps into Internet … Continue reading

May 6, 2015
by sjvn01
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EMC partners with Canonical, Mirantis, and Red Hat for OpenStack

Do you want to use OpenStack, but you’re afraid of the headaches of getting its architecture just right? Well, EMC is here to help with OpenStack reference architectures for three leading OpenStack vendors: Canonical, Mirantis, and Red Hat. EMC partners … Continue reading