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Platform9 Raises Series B to Accelerate Enterprise Success with OpenStack Private Clouds

By Sirish Raghuram

I am excited to share that Platform9 has closed a Series B round led by Menlo Ventures and with participation from existing investor Redpoint Ventures. Menlo Ventures Managing Director Mark Siegel joins... Read More

Explaining How VMware vSphere ESXi Integrates with OpenStack

By Kenneth Hui

One of the more interesting developments that we are seeing within our customer base and among the users we speak with regularly is the growing desire to understand OpenStack hypervisor support... Read More

OpenStack Upgrades Made Easy: The Cloud-Native Way

By Kenneth Hui

Anyone who has ever attempted to upgrade a cloud platform, be it from Microsoft, OpenStack, or VMware, will readily attest that doing so in a live production environment is not... Read More

[Updated] VMware vSphere with OpenStack: We Can Do Better

By Amrish Kapoor

This blog post has been updated to include details on a related talk we’ve proposed for the upcoming OpenStack Summit. You can find out more about the voting process and learn... Read More

Vote for Platform9 Proposed Talks at the Tokyo OpenStack Summit

By Kenneth Hui

The Tokyo OpenStack Summit is only three months away and the process to choose the various talks and workshops that will be given at the Summit has begun. For the Vancouver... Read More

Platform9 OpenStack Cloud, Version 1.2 Is Here!

By Kenneth Hui

Six months ago we made our SaaS delivered Cloud Management-as-a-Service solution generally available to the public. Since then, a growing number of Platform9 customers have realized the benefits of transforming... Read More

Under the Covers of the Platform9 OpenStack Architecture

By Kenneth Hui

Platform9’s mission is to make private clouds easy for enterprises at any scale. This means creating a solution that provide some important benefits for our customers including: A private cloud... Read More

Deep Dive: Virtual Machine Placement in OpenStack

By Sachin Manpathak

Virtual machine (VM) or cloud instance placement is one of the most crucial components of a private cloud. Good placement of VMs across the cloud compute infrastructure ensures that the... Read More

Zero-Touch OpenStack Upgrade: Every Administrator’s Dream

By Madhura Maskasky

Picture this (rather familiar) scenario. It’s that dreaded time of the year again – your OpenStack upgrade (or perhaps VMware vCloud upgrade) is long overdue. You know that the latest... Read More

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