Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

February 1, 2019 11:04 am

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Cast your votes for sessions at the first Open Infrastructure Summit

My recent blog talked about the very first Open Infrastructure Summit heading to the Mile High City, Denver in May 2019. Last night, the community voting for the proposed sessions at the Summit was opened. As always, timescales are tight to ensure that everything gets organised and speakers can book travel, so please do visit […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

January 31, 2019 3:07 pm

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May we live in interesting times

The year ahead looks to be an interesting one for many reasons – one of which, and possibly the most obvious given where you’re reading this, is the acquisition of SUSE by growth investor EQT. But while that’s very exciting for us all, it’s not the reason for this blog. Things to […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

January 10, 2019 1:15 pm

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New Year Goals

I may be a little late in wishing you a very Happy New Year, but Happy New Year nonetheless! In many parts of the world, January is traditionally a time for abstinence, giving things up and starting new, healthy habits through New Year’s resolutions. New Year, New You Personally, I don’t make New […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

January 8, 2019 10:02 am

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Smoothing the Path to OpenStack Cloud for Service Providers

How to Overcome the Challenges of Standing Up a Private Cloud with OpenStack for Your Customers In “OpenStack: Enabler of Digital Transformation—How Service Providers Can Benefit,” 451 Research speaks directly to some of the concerns you as a service provider probably have, such as utilization rates and scale, when you think of […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

November 22, 2018 4:36 pm

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OpenStack Summit Berlin – thoughts and thanksgivings

Firstly, if you’re reading this on 22nd November 2018, Happy Thanksgiving! Here in the UK, while we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving, we traditionally have celebrated the annual harvest of the crops grown during our annual Harvest Festival. This isn’t such a big occasion though – no public holidays, no parade, and no massive […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

November 21, 2018 8:41 am

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Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Strategies Conference 2018

Next week, the SUSE team will be at the Intercontinental London Hotel at the O2 for the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Strategies Conference. This will be a great opportunity to hear from many well-respected names within the IT community – analysts, experts and even the quite legendary Frank Abagnale, of “Catch Me […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

November 9, 2018 11:24 am

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Movember – grow a mo, save a bro.

Anyone who has read my blogs before will know that I usually blog about private cloud, security, software-defined infrastructure and suchlike. This is a rare diversion from the norm, about something that I’m very passionate about - Movember. The eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed that there has been a sudden uptick in the […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

November 8, 2018 10:40 am

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The SUSE Flight Crew are coming to Berlin

This week, all around the world the SUSE Flight Crew are packing their bags and getting ready to converge on CityCube, Berlin for the OpenStack Summit. We’re all very excited as it feels like we’re coming home – SUSE were founded in Germany back in 1992, and our head office remains there in […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

November 6, 2018 9:25 am

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The future is bright, the future is open source.

It’s fair to say that open source is an important part of many industries today. Whether you’re looking at open source server hardware, open source Linux software, open source software-defined networking, open source cloud management platforms, or even open source cola, no-one can deny that it’s everywhere now. However, with so many […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

November 1, 2018 10:40 am

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Internal IT – the enabler and protector of enterprise data

A recent report from McAfee has revealed that while most organisations believe they use a very modest-sounding 30 cloud services, in reality they use approximately 1,935 services, a a frankly terrifying amount. This massive disconnect has been mainly caused by the advent of Shadow IT and an ever-escalating need for business agility. With cloud […]

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