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10 Signs OpenStack Has Come Into Its Own

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 deve
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Putting together its own decoupled storage controller with the OpenStack Object Storage system, SwiftStack is hoping to make waves in the software-defined storage space. VCs see it as kind of like "Amazon S3-in-a-box" and put their money down on its success in March with a first round of $6.1 million in funding.

 

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

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