GigaOM Structure 2011: The Economics of Open Everything

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights by Angela Bartels | June 23, 2011 3:34 pm

Lew Moorman moderated a panel at GigaOM’s Structure 2011[1], “The Economics of Open Everything,” where leaders from VMware, Facebook and Dell talk about the open cloud movement. Significant events have occurred over the course of one year with the launch of OpenStack[2], OpenCompute[3] and Cloud Foundry[4] and they discuss what this means for the cloud computing[5] industry. They agree that open source accelerates innovation and serves the need for flexibility and agility. They also agree that “it’s just the beginning.” Take a look and leave your comments below.

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Endnotes:
  1. GigaOM’s Structure 2011: http://gigaom.com/cloud/structure-2011-live-coverage/
  2. OpenStack: http://openstack.org/
  3. OpenCompute: http://opencompute.org/
  4. Cloud Foundry: http://www.cloudfoundry.com/
  5. cloud computing: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud

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