NASA Drops Development for OpenStack Cloud Computing Software

Web Host Industry Review, 05/18/12

Space agency NASA is withdrawing its participation with OpenStack, the open source cloud organization it co-founded with web hosting company Rackspace, according to a report by DatacenterDynamics.

Since launching 2 years ago, the OpenStack community of developers and cloud-computing technologists have continued to improve on the open standard cloud-computing software.

In more recent months, the open source platform has seen a growing level of commercial adoption, drawing support from Dell, IBM, Cisco, HP, Yahoo!, and Red Hat.