Tapping into data from a range of sources, including user surveys, the new online Project Navigator tool from the OpenStack Foundation is designed to help firms pick through open-source cloud components. To help users weigh up the options when designing and configuring their clouds, the OpenStack Foundation today lifts the lid on a new online tool it says will aid that process.
The aim of OpenStack's Project Navigator is to enable firms to make sense of the various component projects, providing details on issues such as the software's level of maturity, the quality of documentation, and the extent of its adoption. The OpenStack open-source project was started in 2010 by Rackspace and NASA to create components for building public and private clouds on standard hardware.
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