Red Hat to release enterprise-ready OpenStack package
Joab Jackson |
Aug. 14, 2012
Red Hat plans to release an enterprise grade version of the OpenStack open source software for hosting IaaS (infrastructure as a service) deployments. The company has posted an unsupported preview edition of the package, ahead of its full commercial release, expected in early 2013.
Red Hat will not be the sole provider of enterprise grade Open Stack software. Piston Computing currently offers a distribution. And Nebula, started by OpenStack cofounder Chris Kemp, plans to offer its own commercial products based on OpenStack within the next few months.