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Eight Important Facts About the OpenStack Cloud Platform from the latest User Survey

The most popular deployment type for OpenStack is as an on-premises private cloud, according the recent OpenStack user survey, which is based on 669 responses from cloud operators and users. The OpenStack platform provides a framework that enables multiple underlying technology options for compute, storage and networking capabilities.

The study also found that the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) open-source technology is the most widely deployed virtualization hypervisor.