- Simplify sophisticated enterprise management and reporting across more than 20 cloud environments,
- Allow programmers to build applications with a “write once, run against any cloud” philosophy using an open source cloud abstraction library, and
- Enable cloud, commercial software and enterprise IT organizations to use the Dasein library to develop cloud operations and monitoring tools in a cloud-agnostic way that promotes flexibility and limits vendor lock-in.
“Dasein is the backbone of Dell Multi-Cloud Manager, and is invaluable to users ranging from commercial software vendors to individual developers,” said George Reese, executive director of Cloud Computing, Dell. “Dell appreciates the unique approach Dasein takes in abstracting infrastructure services, and is making a significant investment in growing both its capabilities and its community to build more flexible, cloud-agnostic solutions.”“Datacenters everywhere are being transformed by the rapid diffusion of innovations through open source, especially in Apache Hadoop and OpenStack,” said Girish Juneja, general manager of Big Data Software and CTO of the Datacenter Software Division at Intel. “Our collaboration with Dell on the reference configuration for the Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop on Dell PowerEdge servers streamlines the customer experience. And to simplify the deployment of trusted compute pools solution in OpenStack, we collaborated with Dell to enable Intel TXT in Crowbar.” "Simplification of cloud deployment is critical to our customers, and our collaboration with Dell on the Crowbar installation framework was vital in delivering that simplification,” said Gerald Pfeifer, director of product management for SUSE. “Crowbar is a key element of our jointly engineered enterprise offering, the Dell SUSE Cloud Solution, Powered by OpenStack. Working together, Dell and SUSE are accelerating enterprise OpenStack adoption with high-quality, end-to-end private cloud solutions and services.” “As one of the first strategic cloud infrastructure partners selected by Dell, we continue to work closely together to offer our combined customer base high-performance cloud infrastructure solutions,” said Henry Wasik, President and CEO, Joyent. “With Project Sputnik, Dell, Canonical and Joyent have joined forces to create a powerful platform for developers who want to drive the maximum value and performance that cloud computing can offer.” About Dell Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more. For more information, visit www.dell.com. Dell and PowerEdge are trademarks of Dell Inc. Dell disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others.