The CometCloud team, in collaboration with IBM Research, won the 2015 Cloud Challenge Award. The team (Moustafa Abdelbaky, Merve Unuvar, Javier Diaz-Montes, Malgorzata Steinder and Manish Parashar) presented a short paper titled “Docker Containers Across Multiple Clouds and Data Centers” and won the award for the second category. The Cloud Challenge is a competition where participants develop solutions by utilizing virtualization technologies and Cloud computing. The challenge was held in conjunction with the 8th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing, December 07-10, 2015 – St. Raphael Resort, Limassol, Cyprus. More information can be found here
C-Ports: A project built on top of CometCloud to support Docker containers across clouds and datacenters has been featured on Fortune's website. For more details please see http://fortune.com/2015/08/27/ibm-deploys-containers-across-clouds/
CometCloud now supports deploying Docker containers across multiple clouds and datacenters. For more information please see https://developer.ibm.com/bluemix/2015/08/26/c-ports-docker-containers-a...
1. Infrastructures services for dynamic federation and coordination to enable on-demand scale-up, scale-down and scale-out.
2. Programming support to enable a range of programming models and services for autonomic monitoring and management of the infrastructure and applications.