"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
"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."