This story initially miscast some background information on the DMTF.
I didn't have any howlers. But I was off here and there with the pace of change.
The Xen Cloud Platform will form part of a wider initiative aimed at federating the private enterprise cloud and public cloud services, such as those offered by Amazon and Rackspace.
Open-sourcing its Cloud Servers and Cloud Files APIs gives Rackspace a useful point of differentiation from Amazon Web Services.
The most active standards work in cloud computing is not actually around image portability or mobility, but in allowing cloud operations tools to interface with multiple public and private clouds.
The new organization includes more than 70 global IT leaders, representing $50 billion dollars in annual IT spend. They've banded together to learn from each other and together influence IT procurement.
This week saw two announcements that will likely have a lasting effect on how cloud services are designed, operated, and delivered. These efforts are worth following.
This spring has seen an explosion of activity around cloud-computing interoperability. What exactly is cloud interoperability, and who are some of the major players in this market making capability?