"Open source vendor Red Hat is betting on a year-old open source
effort that it hopes will further open up the Cloud. Red Hat's
deltaCloud project http://deltacloud.org/ started last year as a
way of enabling and managing a heterogeneous Cloud virtualized
infrastructure. Now, deltaCloud is on a path to commercialization
as part of a set of new virtualization products from Red Hat. The
potential payoff for Red Hat is that deltaCloud will be positioned
as an open source approach to managing nearly any type of
virtualized Cloud technology.
""We're creating a Cloud management engine based on the open
source deltaCloud project," Scott Crenshaw, vice president and
general manager of Red Hat's Cloud business, told InternetNews.com.
"We haven't yet issued a delivery date for that product, but it
will be sometime next year. We have people using deltaCloud now,
but in terms of a fully supported product, it will be incorporated
into a family of products for Cloud management that Red Hat will