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PayPal: OpenStack Won't Replace VMware In Data Center
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YottabyteDuane
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YottabyteDuane,
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11/6/2013 | 3:43:38 PM
re: PayPal: OpenStack Won't Replace VMware In Data Center
Vendor captivity is a very real challenge for all businesses. Businesses should avoid vendor lock-in as well as aged, legacy and proprietary technologies.The OpenStack framework is a viable alternative for highly skilled enterprises that maintain software development and programming skills. These organizations run the risk of focusing their captivity from the vendor to the programmers and engineers who built the OpenStack environment. Furthermore, why would an organization focus these talented people on commoditized infrastructure initiatives rather than business value adding projects.
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cbabcock,
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9/23/2013 | 11:37:37 PM
re: PayPal: OpenStack Won't Replace VMware In Data Center
PayPal represents the long term challenge posed by OpenStack to VMware. If it works as advertised and grows more sophisticated, OpenStack adopters will be able to draw a line in the sand for VMware: up to here, to the edge of the cloud, and no further,


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