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OpenStack and Microsoft Hyper-V Support: What Really Went Wrong?

Feb 29, 2012, 11:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"But here?s the twist: The Hyper-V for OpenStack setback actually apparently involves Citix Systems, according to The Register. As you may recall, Citrix acquired Cloud.com ? the company that was integrating Hyper-V with OpenStack. But Citrix apparently shifted Cloud.com?s focus from the Hyper-V for OpenStack effort to a OpenStack-Citrix cloud initiative.

"I don?t blame Citrix for Microsoft?s OpenStack setback, which appears to be temporary in nature. If Microsoft is serious about supporting OpenStack, then Microsoft?s own developers ? rather than Citrix and Cloud.com developers ? should be responsible for the effort."

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