Technology professionals are looking at the next generation of cloud data centers. With the growth of both public and private clouds growing rapidly, many believe the future lies in the cloud. CRN brought this news to us in their article, “Lenovo Cloud Director: Open Source Technologies Are The Glue That Binds The Hybrid Cloud.”

Private cloud is the newest turf in the market. Nearly all enterprise customers – 96 percent according to a recent survey – believe private infrastructure can reduce costs and increase innovation. Open-source technologies are the teacher’s pet in today’s software-defined data center.

Open-source software is computer software with its source code made available with a license in which the copyright holder provides the rights to study, change, and distribute the software to anyone and for any purpose. Open-source software is typically developed in a collaborative public manner.

Melody K. Smith

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