Dell builds a government cloud of its own on OpenShift and OpenStack

Dell Cloud for U.S. Government builds on Red Hat’s OpenStack implementation and Dell’s platform-as-a-service component will be based on Red Hat’s OpenShift. That choice of OpenStack as basis is interesting because Dell recently nixed plans to offer an OpenStack-based public cloud but also said its private cloud offerings would still draw upon the OpenStack open-source stack. For the record, Red Hat’s OpenStack is technically still in preview although it’s likely that general availability will be announced this week at its Red Hat Summit. OpenShift became generally available yesterday.

(Full Story: http://gigaom.com/2013/06/11/dell-builds-a-gov-cloud-of-its-own/ )

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