Here we are, well into 2011 and still no hide nor hair of an appliance from any of the promised vendors which were to include HP, Dell, and Fujitsu. Yet Microsoft promised they would be available to customers by late 2010. So what is the new date for the Microsoft Azure Appliances?
Microsoft took the wraps off of their "Private Cloud in a box" in mid 2010
The open source cloud computing project OpenStack has come a long way since NASA and Rackspace launched it in 2010. Backed by leading technology infrastructure providers including Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, Intel, and VMware, OpenStack underpins significant workloads at an increasingly diverse set of organizations, including BWM, CERN, Comcast, eBay, and Wal-Mart. For CIOs engaged in broader programs to win, serve, and retain customers -- and refocus business technology (BT) spend -- a planned and pragmatic …
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