We think the progress the Foundation has achieved in seven years is remarkable .... The fact is that existential threats have been largely removed…. Indeed, the Foundation is now sold out of gold sponsorships, and there are mature OpenStack deployments.
Forrester Research senior analyst Paul Miller says OpenStack’s strength lies in its ability to run both in a public cloud and in a company’s internal data centers. That’s compelling for businesses that want to mix and match workloads in what is known as a hybrid cloud model.
Surveys conducted by Cloudify, Heavy Reading, SDxCentral, SUSE and the OpenStack Foundation demonstrate growth of OpenStack adoption across industries
OpenStack continues to garner momentum in the infrastructure hardware and software markets as enterprises and service providers prefer it over commercial alternatives for building public and private clouds.
96 percent of those who already deploying an NFV strategy find OpenStack essential or important.