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Get to know IBM Blue Box and OpenStack

Jesse Proudman, CTO and Founder of IBM Blue Box isn't shy when it comes to talking about OpenStack. Come to think of it, few of the folks at IBM Blue Box are. In these videos, you’ll see our team members speak on topics ranging from planning an OpenStack deployment to great things happening here at IBM Blue Box!

IBM Bluemix Private Cloud Demo


IBM BLUEMIX PRIVATE CLOUD DEMO

In this video, IBM's Mark van Oppen guides viewers through the Bluemix Private Cloud offerings, and includes a demonstration of the Horizon OpenStack dashboard.

Cloud Matters: The Demand for Open Source Strategies


CLOUD MATTERS: THE DEMAND FOR OPEN SOURCE STRATEGIES

In this fifth installment of our Cloud Matters video series, IBM Blue Box Senior Director of Offering Management Hernan Alvarez discusses the shift in thinking that enterprises are experiencing regarding Open Source technologies.

Cloud Matters: The Right Fit for Hybrid Cloud


CLOUD MATTERS: THE RIGHT FIT FOR HYBRID CLOUD

In this fourth installment of our Cloud Matters video series, IBM Blue Box Senior Director of Product André Bearfield discusses the advent of hybrid cloud and where companies fit when it comes to this technology.

Cloud Matters: The Golden Era of Collaboration


CLOUD MATTERS: THE GOLDEN ERA OF COLLABORATION

In this third installment of our Cloud Matters video series, Cloudsoft Founder and CEO Duncan Johnston-Watt, who is a client of IBM Blue Box, discusses the unique moment in time we’re experiencing in cloud technology.

Cloud Matters: The Open Source Solution for Enterprise


CLOUD MATTERS: OPEN SOURCE SOLUTION FOR ENTERPRISE

In this second installment of our Cloud Matters video series, Ed Saipetch, Senior Director, Office of the CTO, discusses why enterprises are embracing open source private cloud.

Cloud Matters: Private Cloud for the Enterprise


CLOUD MATTERS: PRIVATE CLOUD FOR THE ENTERPRISE

In this first installment of our Cloud Matters video series, IBM Distinguished Engineer & IBM Blue Box CTO Jesse Proudman discusses why private cloud is a good fit for enterprises.

Demo of IBM Blue Box


DEMO OF IBM BLUE BOX

This brief video provides an overview of our private cloud solution, powered by OpenStack, available in both Dedicated and Local models. Watch to explore the OpenStack Horizon interface from the driver's seat. Runtime is just over 5 minutes.

IBM Blue Box's Shane Dunn on Superuser TV


IBM BLUE BOX'S SHANE DUNN ON SUPERUSER TV

Tune into this snippet from the OpenStack Summit and hear Shane Dunn speak to the necessity of integrity surrounding compliance, and why compliance is a "necessary evil" in the world of cloud.

OpenStack 101: An IT Pro's Intro


OpenStack 101: An IT Pro's Intro

OpenStack is an open source platform for creating public and private clouds, and may be the solution you’re looking for to take advantage of all the benefits of the cloud while minimizing risk. In this webinar, learn everything IT pros need to know about OpenStack, including how and why hundreds of independent organizations and thousands of users are working together to produce a single, optimal cloud software solution.

Jesse Proudman at OpenStack Day 2015


JESSE PROUDMAN AT OPENSTACK DAY 2015

Jesse Proudman, CTO of IBM Blue Box catches up with theCUBES’s John Furrier at OpenStack Innovation Day. Jesse recounts his passionate keynote speech from earlier that day, “The Death of the Distro,” and talks through the current culture climate at IBM Blue Box. He also discusses what’s happening in “Cloud City,” where the largest names in technology are battling for market share.

Jesse Proudman at IBM Blue Box Innovation Day 2015


JESSE PROUDMAN AT IBM BLUE BOX INNOVATION DAY 2015

Jesse Proudman, CTO of IBM Blue Box, is joined by Jeff Frick of theCUBE at the IBM Blue Box headquarters in Seattle. In this interview, Jesse describes the city’s hotbed of cloud development, and its role in the tech industry. He outlines his attraction to the IBM cloud model and how IBM Blue Box life has been post-acquisition by the global leader.

Hernan Alvarez at IBM Blue Box Innovation Day 2015


HERNAN ALVAREZ AT IBM BLUE BOX INNOVATION DAY 2015

Hernan Alvarez, CPO at IBM Blue Box sits down with Jeff Frick from theCUBE. Hernan describes the importance of delivering “an experience” for customers, and details the direction in which IT is moving, and how it’s creating a fundamental shift in the way enterprise operates.

Jill Jubinski on theCUBE at IBM Blue Box’s Innovation Day 2015


JILL JUBINSKI ON THECUBE AT IBM BLUE BOX'S INNOVATION DAY 2015

Jill Jubinski, Technical Evangelist at IBM Blue Box joins theCUBE’s Jeff Frick at Blue Box HQ in Seattle. Watch as Jill charismatically describes how she advocates for her candidates, the tech industry, our company culture, and one of her favorite things—hugs!

Jesse Proudman at OpenStack Silicon Valley 2015


JESSE PROUDMAN AT OPENSTACK SILICON VALLEY 2015

Jesse Proudman, CTO of IBM Blue Box, sits down with John Furrier and Jeff Frick of theCUBE. After an exciting few months following IBM’s purchase of IBM Blue Box, Jesse comments on the acquisition, the direction of IBM Blue Box and IBM Cloud, and the future of OpenStack amidst a competitive and proprietary-dominated cloud market.

Tyler Britten at OpenStack Silicon Valley 2015


TYLER BRITTEN AT OPENSTACK SILICON VALLEY 2015

Tyler Britten, Technical Marketer Manager at IBM Blue Box, is joined by John Furrier and Jeff Frick with theCUBE at the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley. In this interview, Tyler discusses the history of IBM Blue Box, the status of the company and OpenStack as a whole, and shares some insight into the objectives of IBM Blue Box and the future of private cloud.

Monty Taylor at OpenStack Silicon Valley 2015


MONTY TAYLOR AT OPENSTACK SILICON VALLEY 2015

Monty Taylor, Director of OpenStack Innovation at IBM, speaks with John Furrier and Jeff Frick on theCUBE. Monty talks through his transition into becoming an IBMer, his eagerness to contribute to the many projects within open source, and how he plans to help grow IBM’s footprint in open source cloud.

Todd Moore at OpenStack Silicon Valley 2015


TODD MOORE AT OPENSTACK SILICON VALLEY 2015

Todd Moore, VP of Open Technology at IBM, sits down with John Furrier and Jeff Frick in the heart of Silicon Valley. After several acquisitions, IBM has become an important player in cloud. Todd details how two of the company’s latest purchases, IBM Blue Box and SoftLayer, are joining forces to shape the cloud market and how IBM has, once again, put themselves in the center of the open source movement.

Unleash your apps with IBM Blue Box & IBM UrbanCode Deploy


UNLEASH YOUR APPS WITH IBM BLUE BOX & IBM URBANCODE DEPLOY

IBM UrbanCode Deploy is a tool for automating application deployments across your environments. When paired with IBM Blue Box, it combines all these capabilities with the ease of the hosted private cloud experience you expect from IBM Blue Box. Here’s a great demo put together by Michael D. Elder showing the capabilities of UrbanCode Deploy on IBM Blue Box.

Jesse Proudman on O'Reilly Media at OSCON Portland 2015


JESSE PROUDMAN ON O'REILLY MEDIA AT OSCON PORTLAND 2015

Jesse Proudman, CTO of IBM Blue Box, sits down with Mike Hendrickson, VP of Content Strategy at O'Reilly Media, to discuss how IBM Blue Box Cloud fits into the IBM Cloud offering. Jesse discusses integration into SoftLayer data centers, the upcoming launch of IBM Blue Box Local and more.

Jesse Proudman on theCUBE at OpenStack Summit 2015 in Vancouver, BC


JESSE PROUDMAN ON THECUBE AT OPENSTACK SUMMIT 2015 IN VANCOUVER, BC

CUBEmadness Champion, and IBM Blue Box CTO and Founder Jesse Proudman meets up with John Furrier and Stu Miniman from theCUBE at OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, where they talk about IBM Blue Box taking on Red Hat, bringing our A-Team, and what’s in future store for IBM Blue Box.

Hold my beer and watch this! Upgrading OpenStack from Havana to Juno in one fell swoop with live customers.


HOLD MY BEER AND WATCH THIS! UPGRADING OPENSTACK FROM HAVANA TO JUNO IN ONE FELL SWOOP WITH LIVE CUSTOMERS

Attempting what some perceive to be nearly impossible, IBM Blue Box’s Jesse Keating tells the tale of upgrading OpenStack from Havana to Juno amidst two major releases. AND, he did it while trying to keep customer instances from being interrupted. You may need a drink too after you see how he did it.

Docker Docker Docker OpenStack


DOCKER DOCKER DOCKER OPENSTACK

Did you know that there are a plethora of ways to run Docker on OpenStack? IBM Blue Box’s Paul Czarkowski discusses the pros and cons of several different methods in this talk, then explains how to operationalize docker on OpenStack with tooling to help with tracking running containers, collecting metrics and herding logs. He wraps up by sharing tools and techniques for making candidates more suitable to run in a docker container.

Using Rally for OpenStack Certification at Scale!


USING RALLY FOR OPENSTACK CERTIFICATION AT SCALE!

In this session, Jesse Keating of IBM Blue Box and Boris Pavlovic of Mirantis walk through the main four steps of ensuring production workloads will be successful.

What Your Customers Don’t Know About OpenStack Might Hurt You


WHAT YOUR CUSTOMERS DON'T KNOW ABOUT OPENSTACK MIGHT HURT YOU

In this talk, representatives from IBM Blue Box, HP, Mirantis and EMC discussed five common myths associated with OpenStack:

  1. OpenStack is the same as VMware.
  2. OpenStack is a product.
  3. OpenStack is free.
  4. Everyone should follow Trunk.
  5. OpenStack works! (Hint: it does)
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