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Happy Birthday OpenStack! How did you grow up so fast?

By: linuxscribe

July 19, 2013 8:11 am

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Three years ago, on July 19th, 2010, Rackspace and NASA introduced OpenStack. Then, it was just another cloud stack project, a promising one but only one among many. Fast forward to today and OpenStack’s list of backers is a technology giant’s who’s who: HP, IBM, Red Hat, VMware, the list goes on and on. How did this happen?

Jim Curry, one of OpenStack’s founders, and today Rackspace’s general manager of private cloud, explained how OpenStack exploded on the cloud science in a ZDNet interview…

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(ZDNet, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)