CentOS Makes Its Mark in the Cloud


With the worldwide public cloud market forecast to grow 18.5 percent in 2013 to $131 billion in total worldwide revenue, according to Gartner, companies are beginning to place their bets in the high stakes marketplace. I’ve been watching as Amazon Web Services works to hold off its challengers in the space. … Part of that growing community includes Linux distributions, including CentOS, a Linux distribution which provides a free enterprise-class computing platform.

Linux is growing rapidly in the cloud market. According to the Linux Foundation’s annual survey: 76 percent of organizations participating in the survey use Linux servers as part of their cloud infrastructure.1


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