Press for rPath

Cfengine, a leading provider of configuration management software for Unix-like operating systems, today announced a complimentary webinar,Weathering the Perfect Storm: Taking On Massive Scale, Accelerating Change And Collapsing Budgets In The Modern Data Center. The on-line event will take place Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 1:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00).

It used to be the case that IT leaders could get away with incremental performance improvement year over year. Last year’s metrics were this year’s benchmarks, and the goal was to simply move the needle in a positive direction.

rPath, an innovator in automating system deployment and maintenance, today announced that rPath rBuilder has been named the Finalist in the “Private Cloud Computing” category of the Best of VMworld 2010 awards. Announced last week at VMworld 2010, the Best of VMworld 2010 award winners are selected by an independent team of experts and editors from TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization.com based on innovation, value, performance, reliability and ease of use.

With concerns about the immaturity and security of public clouds, many enterprise organizations are opting instead to implement private (or hybrid) clouds in order to access the benefits that cloud computing offers while still operating behind the firewall. Eucalyptus Systems,newScale, MomentumSI, and rPath announced a coalition yesterday at VMWorld they claim will ease that transition, offering the enterprise an integrated platform to provide an "on-ramp" to private and hybrid cloud computing.