Opening The Rackspace Cloud
Posted by brennels on July 29, 2010
from Rackspace Cloud Computing & Hosting by Lew Moorman
Imagine a world where code used by the biggest clouds is freely available to any developer, anywhere. A world where that code was a standard used to build private clouds as well as a variety of new service offers. In this world, workloads could be moved around these clouds easily – you could fire your cloud provider for bad service or lack of features, but not have to rewrite the software to do it. Imagine an open source cloud operating system that lifts IT to the next level of innovation, just as Linux drove the web to new heights.
Today, we at Rackspace launched an ambitious project called OpenStack that aims to make this new world a reality.
I want to lay out the thinking that got us here and why we think this moment will change computing forever.
Read the rest of the article on the Rackspace blog here