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.
Mirantis Rakes In $10 Million In VC Funds
One of the founding members of the OpenStack Foundation, cloud integrator Mirantis touts its ability to help large organizations like Gap and NASA to create cohesive OpenStack deployments using its Fuel automation library. Investors see the promise in Mirantis and this month the company kicked off the second round of $10 million venture funding in three years.