Is Comparing OpenStack to CloudStack like Comparing Apples to Oranges?
This past week the Appcore team got the opportunity to attend one of the
industry's leading cloud events, Cloud Expo in Santa Clara, CA. We spent a
lot of time interacting with attendees at the exhibit portion of the event.
As a software company with a sole commitment to CloudStack, we heard a lot of
questions around the debate between CloudStack and OpenStack. "Do you support
OpenStack?" "Why do you only support CloudStack?" "Do you plan to integrate
OpenStack into your multi-cloud solution?"
Why All the OpenStack Hype?
We can all agree that OpenStack has done a great job branding their product.
That isn't hard to do with an annual operating budget of $4-5 mm and
enterprises such as Red Hat, Dell, HP and Rackspace backing the project. As
you can imagine, many enterprise CEOs believe OpenStack is t... (more)