With OpenStack, the company has already disrupted how corporations view their infrastructure and what they've thought of as cloud -- specifically, the relationship to the cloud and server virtualization. OpenStack serves as the operating system for cloud computing and because it is open source, other companies or independent software developers can use the computer code for their own use and build on it.
Red Hat envisions OpenStack becoming the default choice for next-generation of cloud computing architecture. This open source operating system for cloud computing can be used for virtual servers, where software can trick a single server into thinking it is running multiple, independent servers within one box, or tying together multiple servers through software and fooling them into acting as one server.
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