by Red Hat
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Published on: July 01, 2013
Type of content: WHITE PAPER
Length: 9 pages
Much of the virtualization market has moved beyond the hypervisor as that layer commoditizes and into a layer of system software above it to create IaaS clouds, known to many as cloud system software. Cloud system software presents an additional higher level of abstraction above the hypervisor, and instead of presenting virtualization APIs, it exposes broader cloud APIs.
OpenStack consists of several core modules and has established a process to incubate and develop new modules that can extend functionality.
This IDC whitepaper examines the benefits of OpenStack with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, including those related to cost, cloud optimization and infrastructure management. Read on to learn more.