Here on OStatic, we've made the point many times that users no longer have to be pinned down using only one operating system or computing platform. That's true for cloud computing deployments too, where hybrid clouds and cloud deployments based on multiple platforms are on the rise. For OpenStack, one of the most talked about open cloud platforms, this trend bodes well. The platform is showing up in hybrid deployments and API strategies designed to integrate it with other tools.
For example, Oracle is reportedly working on OpenStack API integration, which would allow its cloud services to work in tandem Nimbula Director, Oracle Exalogic appliances, and more. As ZDNet reports: