Wednesday, April 04, 2012

An Open-Source Food Fight in the Cloud - Businessweek

Citrix seeks to recalc the cloud platform competitive landscape
"To counter the big cloud players, the software maker Citrix (CTXS) has decided to open-source its CloudStack software. Citrix acquired CloudStack when it bought the startup Cloud.com last year. On Tuesday, Citrix vowed to turn CloudStack over to the Apache Software Foundation, a nonprofit that oversees a number of the most popular open-source projects and is viewed as a neutral player in the software world. It’s all extremely geeky—and extremely important to the future of enterprise tech customers."
An Open-Source Food Fight in the Cloud - Businessweek
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