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Survey reveals 81 percent of senior IT professionals are planning to move or are already moving to OpenStack private cloud

“92 percent of respondents have concerns about vendor lock-in when it comes to choosing a private cloud infrastructure solution."

OpenStack is rapidly gaining adoption and maturity, with 60% of deployments in production compared to just 32% reported less than two years ago, according to OpenStack's October 2015 user survey. It is the biggest open source IaaS (infrastructure as a service) player, with backing from major IT vendors, including Red Hat, SUSE, Canonical, Rackspace, HP, IBM, CISCO, Mirantis, VMWare and AT&T, to name a few. And it competes head-to-head against the likes of Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Compute Engine.

A new survey, commissioned by SUSE and conducted by Dynamic Markets, surveyed 813 IT professionals at senior manager level and above in large companies about enterprise adoption of OpenStack.

Read the full story by Swapnil Bhartiya here.