Cost savings, operational efficiency and the open platform are the three key business drivers for OpenStack clouds, according to survey results released at OpenStack Summit Hong Kong by the OpenStack User Committee and the OpenStack Foundation.
If it wasn’t for the developers, OpenStack wouldn’t exist. Nowhere is that more evident than inside the Design Summit at OpenStack Summit Hong Kong, where developers are hacking on the next OpenStack release – Ice House.
Every six months, developers, administrators and business folks gather for the OpenStack Summit. The fall’s summit is going on now in Hong Kong, the first international destination in OpenStack’s three-plus years of existence.
The federation of multiple clouds in the real world isn’t far out of reach, and through a CERN openlab research project, CERN and Rackspace are probing the possibility of true federated hybrid clouds built on OpenStack.
OpenStack is driving true change in academia – it’s powering some of the most sophisticated research projects at top organizations throughout the world. OpenStack has provided researchers a low cost, high performance compute option to handle intense workloads and empowers computer science engineers with a free and open cloud operating system.
Showing a short clip from the ABC smash TV comedy “Modern Family,” DigitalFilm Tree Inc. CTO Guillaume Aubuchon showcased how OpenStack-powered public and private clouds can work together to create a true hybrid infrastructure and spark collaboration.