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Gap explains how a retail customer can give back to OpenStack

Tamlin Magee | May 11, 2017
The retail giant works closely with Rackspace and other vendors to offer suggestions.

"As a retail company, we don't participate in or commit to the code base, so it's very difficult for us to give back to the community. But what we can do is partner with great vendors. At Gap we partner with Rackspace, and use their OpenStack distribution, we partner with Tesora, for their Trove distribution, we partner as much as possible with a lot of these companies that commit a lot of the code.

"And what I do is drive them crazy, because I want this, and I want that, and the industry would be really grateful if it had this. And that's how I feel we at Gap give back, by trying to push the envelope with our vendors and make them take that next step."

 

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