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Open Source Eucalyptus Cloud Goes Commercial

Apr 30, 2009, 18:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"Eucalyptus enables users to create their own private clouds as well as hybrid cloud computing infrastructures that are compatible with the Amazon EC2 service. As a hybrid cloud, users are also able to move their data from private to public clouds as needed.

"The new commercial company is initially about support and consulting for the open source Eucalyptus project, though Wolski noted that the plan is to develop commercial products. The first of those commercial products will be available later this year.

"A key feature that the new commercial company will be working on is expanding the management capabilities of the cloud. "There is a management interface that is fairly rudimentary in the open source offering," Wolski said."

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