"Believe it or not, OpenStack, the extremely popular
open-source software cloud stack is just over six-months old.
Someone new to cloud-computing might find that hard to believe
since today, February 3rd, Cisco, the 800-pound gorilla of
networking, and Canonical, parent of Ubuntu Linux, have both joined
forces with OpenStack.
"Historically, Canonical has been allied with the other popular
open-source cloud stack, Eucalyptus since it began working in
clouds. Indeed, Canonical, in partnership with Dell, has just
launched a private cloud server package using the Eucalyptus cloud
"Be that as it may, Canonical's Cloud Solutions Lead, Nick
Barcet, announced that Canonical was including the latest OpenStack
software release, Bexar "in the repositories for Ubuntu 11.04 as
well as officially joining the community."