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Open Source in Cloud Computing Really "Under the Radar"

Apr 27, 2009, 16:47 (0 Talkback[s])

"All three infrastructure firms, Abiquo, Eucalyptus, and Zimory (and many of the presenting companies) have built their technologies, their companies, and their hopes on open source. But buyers of cloud resources do not seem to care whether the underlying technology is open source software (OSS). And that's just the way many of these companies using open source like it.

"The Under the Radar "Clearing the Clouds" conference last Friday in Mountain View, California brought together 24 start-ups from around the world to pitch their cloud technologies to an audience of money and potential partners and customers. In the key opening session (the only session for the full audience) on cloud infrastructure, all three company CEOs spoke of the importance of open source to the cloud."

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