The OpenStack Tipping Point

Enterprises and service providers want the benefits of private and public clouds, but they don't want to reinvent the wheel to build them. At the same time, there is caution about lock-in with a proprietary offering. Does OpenStack now provide a credible open source alternative? This report provides an overview of the project and aims to answer that question.


Jay Lyman

Research Manager, Cloud Platforms

Al Sadowski

Research Director, Service Providers

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