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Three Commercial Cloud Vendors Push Open Source

Most cloud players are in it to make money by pushing proprietary solutions.  But three commercial cloud players think there is money to be made in them there open source hills. Rackspace, Dell and Equinix have joined forces to promote OpenStack, a cloud platform based on work done at NASA (with the help of RackSpace) to build NASA's Nebula cloud platform.

OpenStack can build public or private clouds and has the backing over some 50 different organizations.

The trio have set up a demo so prospective user can get a feel for how OpenStack stacks up.

Posted by Doug Barney on 04/01/2011 at 1:18 PM


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