VMware is Goldmember in Openstack

Openstack Gold Member

It’s been a little surprising to me that there’s a decent amount of buzz in the market surrounding Openstack, but not many people are clear about what it actually is and VMware’s involvement in it. In some discussions, it is occasionally wielded as the “Deathbringer” for all things VMware and a work-in-progress alternative to everything VMware does. More often than not, there is a reaction of surprise in those discussions when it comes to light that VMware is a member of the Openstack Foundation. Furthermore, it contributes enough resources, funds and activity to be a Gold Member of the Foundation.

So how does that work?

Well, first and foremost when compared to a product suite such as VMware’s vCloud Suite, it should be understood that Openstack is not a fully featured product stack that will cater for all of the functionality required to operate a private, [...]