OpenStack 101: Understanding the hype vs. reality
The rapidly evolving open-source architecture OpenStack is enabling IT departments to create infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) clouds running on traditional hardware. But while many companies see the possibilities opened up by this technology, polls find that just as many are not aware of the obstacles that plague OpenStack deployments.
This white paper examines the results of an IDG Quick Poll of CIOs regarding their stance on OpenStack deployment, highlighting the ways in which these companies plan to use this technology and the top barriers to OpenStack deployment. Read on to learn more about:
- What companies expect to gain from OpenStack
- Deploying the right applications on OpenStack
- The importance of OpenStack deployment and implementation expertise
- And more.