Open source IaaS
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Published: Oct 22, 2012
Selecting the right cloud provider from an almost bewildering array of options continues to be difficult. One strategy is to adopt an open source IaaS platform such as OpenStack or CloudStack. This allows you to run a private cloud that is consistent with a public cloud, and to migrate from one cloud provider to another should the need arise. Going one step further, Apache’s Deltacloud abstracts away from specific provider APIs to give a consistent experience across cloud platforms.