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OpenStack by the numbers: Who’s using open source clouds and for what?

OpenStack by the numbers: Who’s using open source clouds and for what? | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
IT vendors and telecos are the heaviest users of the open source cloud software, bi-annual survey data shows
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.... Businesses in many sectors use OpenStack but it's clear that a couple of core industries stand out. Sixty-eight percent of respondents work for Information Technology companies; 14 percent for telecommunications providers and 9 percent for academic institutions.
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Review: Windows Azure shoots the moon

Review: Windows Azure shoots the moon | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Microsoft's cloud wows with great price-performance, Windows toolchain integration, and plenty of open source options
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Making cloud computing more efficient - MIT News Office

Making cloud computing more efficient - MIT News Office | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
For database-driven applications, new software could reduce hardware requirements by 95 percent while actually improving performance.
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Undoubtedly no user would appreciate sluggishness due to network conjestion.

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