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How can OpenStack standardize cloud computing?

People gravitate toward the best ideas. In 2004, Linux® was a lot like OpenStack is today. OpenStack is growing fast, supported by a community of individuals and enterprises, and creates a standard platform we can all use to build open, massively scalable clouds. That's why we believe OpenStack represents the best of what technology offers.

The top 3 reasons companies deploy OpenStack: cost savings, open platform, and ability to innovate.

Source: OpenStack User Survey Insights: November 2014

What is OpenStack?

Developers and technologists from around the world collaborate on OpenStack to create tools for building and managing public and private clouds. OpenStack's development, distribution, and adoption are overseen by the OpenStack Foundation, whose mission is:

To produce the ubiquitous OpenSource cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public and private clouds regardless of size, by being simple to implement and massively scalable.

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How can you get involved?

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RDO is a community of people using and deploying OpenStack on Red Hat Enterprise Linux®, Fedora, and distributions derived from these (such as CentOS, Scientific Linux, and others). The RDO community covers all things related to using OpenStack on Red Hat-based platforms. RDO is also an incubator and proving ground for features that are eventually incorporated into Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.

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The OpenStack Foundation

The OpenStack Foundation promotes the development, distribution and adoption of the OpenStack cloud operating system.

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451 Research's Market Monitor service expects total revenue from OpenStack-related business models to exceed $3 billion by 2018.

Source: Mirantis secures $100m as it looks to go it alone in the OpenStack space

Where is OpenStack headed?

We believe OpenStack is where Linux was a decade ago. It has attracted the best and brightest developers and companies to contribute to its success, and to create a standard, open platform for building the next generation of IT.

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Look out, Amazon—OpenStack jobs are on the rise

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Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst: No One Knows OpenStack Better Than Us

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Red Hat is all in on OpenStack

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OpenStack is changing the telecommunications industry with NFV

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The partnership that Red Hat and Dell have together enables our enterprise customers to build an OpenStack cloud. It also empowers them to capture value from the cloud by solving real business problems as quickly as possible.

Joseph B. George, director of marketing for Cloud and Big Data Solutions, Dell Read more

Today's disruption becomes an inevitability. That's where we think OpenStack is,
and why we believe it represents the best of what open technology offers.

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