Open Cloud Computing: Why Go Open? [Infographic]

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights by Lizetta Staplefoote | August 22, 2012 7:00 am

Rackspace has changed the game again with the OpenStack-powered open cloud[1]. The Rackspace Cloud[2] is now built on OpenStack[3], the open source cloud operating system that we founded and is backed by a community of developers and organizations. We’re committed to leveraging open source technologies and open standards to help our customers avoid the threat of vendor lock-in and to foster innovation. The infographic below explores some of the benefits of open environments and highlights the successes of other open projects that have altered the course of business computing.

Endnotes:
  1. open cloud: http://www.rackspace.com/blog/the-open-rackspace-cloud-better-faster-more-affordable/
  2. Rackspace Cloud: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/
  3. OpenStack: http://www.openstack.org/

Source URL: http://www.rackspace.com/blog/open-cloud-infographic/