Whatever the public cloud adoption numbers, the private cloud is paying off for Red Hat (and other vendors). As Red Hat executives touted on a recent earnings call, several of Red Hat's top deals for the quarter included OpenStack, and "the number of times [a] top-30 deal included OpenStack or OpenShift this quarter tripled from Q4 a year ago."
The question is, why?
According to Whitehurst, "The public cloud gets to become obscenely expensive at scale."
Read more at TechRepublic.