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C12G Labs Delivers Accounting and Authentication Addons for OpenNebula 3.0

New building blocks for enterprise clouds

After the release of OpenNebula 3.0 (IRIS)C12G Labs is pleased to announce that a development version of the OpenNebula Addons has been contributed to the OpenNebula Project. The major objective with this release is to provide compatiblity between the Addons and the new OpenNebula 3.0. The contributed components are:

  • LDAP Authentication Module that permits users to have the same credentials as in LDAP, so effectively centralizing authentication. Now tested against OpenNebula 3.0.
  • Accounting Toolset that visualizes and reports resource usage data, and allows their integration with chargeback and billing platforms. Now tested against OpenNebula 3.0.

The VMware Driver Addon, which enables the management of an OpenNebula cloud based on VMware ESX and VMware Server hypervisors, has been available since the Beta release of OpenNebula 3.0.

The OpenNebula Project endorses these extensions and supports them through the user mailing list. Moreover, the project ensures its full compatibility with current and upcoming releases of OpenNebula.

More Stories By Ignacio M. Llorente

Dr. Llorente is Director of the OpenNebula Project and CEO & co-founder at C12G Labs. He is an entrepreneur and researcher in the field of cloud and distributed computing, having managed several international projects and initiatives on Cloud Computing, and authored many articles in the leading journals and proceedings books. Dr. Llorente is one of the pioneers and world's leading authorities on Cloud Computing. He has held several appointments as independent expert and consultant for the European Commission and several companies and national governments. He has given many keynotes and invited talks in the main international events in cloud computing, has served on several Groups of Experts on Cloud Computing convened by international organizations, such as the European Commission and the World Economic Forum, and has contributed to several Cloud Computing panels and roadmaps. He founded and co-chaired the Open Grid Forum Working Group on Open Cloud Computing Interface, and has participated in the main European projects in Cloud Computing. Llorente holds a Ph.D in Computer Science (UCM) and an Executive MBA (IE Business School), and is a Full Professor (Catedratico) and the Head of the Distributed Systems Architecture Group at UCM.

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