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3 great reasons to give away your precious tech under an open-source license

November 8th, 2014

Earlier this week, cloud provider Joyent did a surprising thing: It shared its finely tuned cloud software, SmartDataCenter, under an open-source license. But while it might seem like the company is giving away its high-value intellectual property at a time when Amazon, Google, and Microsoft have made the public cloud market ultra-competitive, Bryan Cantrill, the company’s chief technology officer, actually has some very smart justifications for the move, which he spelled out in a blog post. Read More ›

After years of touting its cloud computing tech, Joyent open sources it

November 7th, 2014

After repositioning itself behind its years-old container-based approach to cloud infrastructure, Joyent has now open sourced the code underlying its distributed cloud infrastructure and storage systems. For a company long heralded as a tech leader, its time to shine is now or never. Read More ›

Joyent Open Sources its Central Cloud and Container Tools

November 7th, 2014

While the OpenStack Summit in Paris has generated a lot of news this week, cloud-focused company Joyent has announced that it is open sourcing its core technology. Joyent's platform can compete with OpenStack and other cloud offerings, and facilitates efficienet use of container technologies like Docker. Read More ›

Docker's Popularity Convinces Joyent to Open Source Its Container-Based Orchestration Software

November 6th, 2014

Hoping to capitalize in the white-hot interest in containers, Joyent on Thursday made to two of its prime technology offerings open source: SmartDataCenter, its container-based orchestration software, and the multi-tenant ZFS-based Manta object storage platform. Read More ›

Joyent Makes Open Source Private Cloud Container Platform Available

November 6th, 2014

Many internal IT organizations that are building private clouds today are trying to borrow structural IT concepts pioneered by public cloud service providers. As a provider of one of those services, Joyent today announced it will make it easier for internal IT organizations to do just that by making the container orchestration and object storage software it developed available under an open source Mozilla Public 2.0 license. Read More ›

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