The reality is that hybrid clouds are in your future – like it or not. And, you will WANT to have IaaS resources from multiple providers. In some cases for geographic support, in other cases to have access to different capabilities.
One of the newest entrants to the field of brokers is being announced today at Cloud Expo: CompatibleOne, the open source broker. This is worth taking a look if you are in the market for an open source cloud broker. Having the advantage of being able to start from scratch, they have built a clean approach to managing assets, perhaps in a local private cloud to remote assets in a public or partner cloud.
Via Jean-Pierre Laisne