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Entrepreneurs Share How to Build an OpenStack-Powered Business

Building a company from freely available software might not seem like the most logical idea, but it’s one that is working for many vendors in the OpenStack cloud ecosystem. In a panel session at the OpenStack Summit here, the founders of cloud service provider Blue Box Cloud, cloud database vendor Tesora, cloud storage vendor SwiftStack and cloud vendor Piston Cloud Computing as well as the CEO of Dreamhost detailed their experiences and challenges in building OpenStack-powered businesses.