NiftyName Wiki

What : in one sentence

NiftyName projet is more than a nifty name, it's "one of the first Open Source solution to do HaaS" (Hardware as a Service).

What : the trilogy

NiftyName is the mix of 3 strong linked projects, developped by ielo :

Why ?

NiftyName exists because ielo searched a long time for a datacenter management solution.
Amazon EC2/S3 solutions (and others) didn't fit for many reasons :
  1. Closed/proprietary solution.
  2. No way to create your own EC2/S3 in your datacenter(s).
  3. Confidentiality risks.
  4. ...

So, NyftyName is born.

NiftyName is a strong and open basis to "do your own Cloud Computing"
Why ? Because Cloud Computing is, in this order :
  1. HaaS : NiftyName fits well here ;-)
  2. SaaS : your applications fits well here ;-)

For Who ?

In few words, "NiftyName is virtual hardware management for professionals"

For people who want :

Can i help ?

Yes! some mailing lists are available :