HP's OpenStack Cloud Goes Into Private Beta
Sep 09, 2011, 18:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"OpenStack itself still faces some challenges, including cloud
portability issues. While there are multiple vendors that provide
OpenStack based cloud services, moving data across those clouds
isn't quite as easy as it should be.
"'OpenStack, as a community, is working on a solution to
portability, starting with the image layer, through a project
called OpenStack Image Service (code named Glance),' Mark Collier,
VP of marketing and business development at Rackspace, told
InternetNews.com. Collier added that one of the key features on the
roadmap is an image translation service to convert between formats
that will be a key enabler for inter-OpenStack cloud