Are you still convinced that the OpenStack cloud computing platform is all hype? Well, according to a Red Hat-sponsored IDG survey, an overwhelming majority of enterprise IT decision makers say that OpenStack is part of their organization’s future cloud infrastructure plans. The 2013 Path to an OpenStack-Powered Cloud survey included 200 U.S. enterprise decision makers as respondents. Here are some of the key findings.
The survey found that 51 percent of organizations are on either their second or third implementation of a private cloud, using internally developed solutions or alternative offerings from various vendors. The survey results also showed that internal development of private clouds has left organizations with a host of challenges to address, including: