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BofA confronts OpenStack problems in data center overhaul

Bank of America Corp.’s massive shift to a software-defined data center (SDDC) encompasses two architectures: one built by a vendor and the other by an open source community. So far, the vendor is winning.

Very few of the 1,500 workloads Bank of America (BofA) is moving to the new architectures every month are running on OpenStack, an infrastructure as a service platform freely available under a license from The Apache Software Foundation.