10 Signs OpenStack Has Come Into Its Own

, June 25, 2013 OpenStack continues to build momentum in the tech industry. Since its inception in 2010, OpenStack has made considerable strides as an open source IaaS project. Enterprises are seeking ROI with their OpenStack pilot projects, brand-name IT companies such as HP and Juniper are doubling down on OpenStack initiatives, and venture capitalists are throwing cash at OpenStack startups in an attempt to help the market make good on the hype -- and profit in the process. Here are 10 recent OpenStack developments.
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OpenStack Hits 1,000 Author Milestone

The heart and soul of the OpenStack movement -- its open source community -- is just as excited about the project as vendors and VCs. That excitement is evident by the statistics coming out of the project and the development activity put out by participants. In just three years, 1,067 authors have contributed to the project, making more than 66,000 tweaks to the source code.


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