The Open Cloud: The Nexus Between Open Source and Cloud Computing

The next wave of cloud computing’s growth will in part be fueled by the growth of open-source software. From Eucalyptus to Openstack, and OpenNebula to Nimbus, open-source is growing in importance at all layers of the cloud compute stack, and today’s CIOs see open-source as a viable alternative to proprietary software both in their own data center as well as in the public-cloud and hybrid cloud environments.

In order to learn about the increasingly important nexus between open-source and the cloud, please view our on demand video of GigaOM Pro and Rackspace.


What You Will Learn

  • How open source fits within the public and private cloud environments
  • The potential benefits of utilizing open-source within cloud environments
  • The relationship between open-source and cloud-computing standards
  • Are there downsides to going with non-proprietary solutions?
  • How to prepare your business to transition to an open-source cloud environment

Who Should Attend

  • CIOs
  • IT decision makers
  • Cloud platform providers
  • Service provider executives
  • Enterprise software and technology vendors