Mirantis launches the notoriously complicated OpenStack as a turnkey, pay-as-you-go service.
It may be pulling a Microsoft-style lock-in to promote its own version of OpenStack at the expense of open-source rivals.
Red Hat’s Linux dominance doesn’t count in the cloud, but that may change soon.
Ubuntu dominates the cloud, but that’s not the same as dominating cloud revenue. Yet early signs suggest it’s on the right track.
Red Hat’s last 10 years were all about enterprise Linux. The next 10 will be about enterprise clouds.