January 13, 2014

In the Open Cloud, Third-Party Testing and Support Are Much Needed

If you look at the ramp-up stage for almost any meaningful new technology, ranging from the rise of PCs to the early growth of the World Wide Web, its notable that independent testing organizations can often help a new technology succeed. As 2014 begins, many pundits are predicting that this will be the year that IT departments move beyond just testing the waters and make real commitments to the OpenStack cloud computing platform, as well as other open cloud platforms.

If that is to happen, third-party interoperability, security and performance testing could really help many decision makers. Likewise, support will be a huge differentiator among OpenStack platform providers. 

 

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