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The 2014 State of the Open Source Cloud Report


The results from our 2014 survey on the State of the Open Source Cloud are in! This research survey is a follow up to a previous research survey conducted by Zenoss in 2012, and focuses on the evolution of the open source cloud market over the last two years.

Findings highlight the rapid growth in open source cloud adoption – 72% growth between 2012 and 2014. The survey also highlights the increasing dominance of OpenStack in the open source cloud market.

This report also provides additional insight into:

  • Current and future adoption rates for open source clouds
  • Most popular open source cloud platforms for existing and prospective users
  • Role of converged infrastructure in open source cloud building
  • Satisfaction of existing users with open source clouds
  • Monitoring strategies in use by existing vs prospective open source cloud users
  • Benefits, challenges, and "words of wisdom" related to open source cloud adoption

Open source cloud adoption continues its rapid growth. However, significant challenges related to efficiently managing the underlying IT infrastructure and improving uptime remain.

Download the full report now to learn more about the current state of the open source cloud and what it might mean for you and your organization.

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