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.
HP OpenStack-Based Cloud OS
Earlier this month, the OpenStack buzz reached fever pitch as HP was one of several major vendors to announce substantial OpenStack-based plans for its partners and customers. Drawn to OpenStack's extensibility across various cloud services, HP launched HP Cloud OS, an OpenStack-based platform designed to facilitate management across hybrid clouds.