Unlocking the Enterprise Cloud: How the OpenStack project eliminates Cloud lock-in

Cloud computing stands well-poised to help enterprises significantly improve their IT speed, agility and costs. However the fear of technology “lock-in” – difficulty in efficiently switching cloud hosting providers or platforms due to enterprise size and scale – continues to discourage large organisations from realising the benefits of Cloud. This whitepaper discusses how OpenStack can help and provides basic guidance on how to successfully evaluate OpenStack for the enterprise.