Earlier this spring, European nuclear research agency CERN came forward to discuss why it decided to get rid of OpenNebula and build out its private IaaS cloud based on OpenStack. CERN said its deployment will support more than 10,000 scientists worldwide and is designed to support the massive amounts of data spit out by the agency's Large Hadron Collider. The agency expects to spin up 15,000 hypervisors on OpenStack by 2015.
Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading. View Full Bio