Each of these three aspects of open cloud works in tandem to strengthen each other. Open source cloud platforms with quality open APIs encourage participation which in turn fuels further development within the ecosystem.
All of us lose when innovations and great products can't get to market because of the lack of technological capability and capacity. That's why I am excited about cloud as an alternative and committed to the concept of open as a tremendous customer and community benefit. Though I take a pragmatic view and know that we are in the midst of a relatively new computing concept, I'm really optimistic about its power and potential for so many new and existing businesses. More innovative ideas getting to market and technologies with fewer boundaries can only help us all. That's the objective- open architectures that enable limitless possibilities to many more people and organizations.
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