VMware is Right: Not Every Cloud Needs OpenStack

VMware (NYSE: VMW) is taking some heat because the┬ávirtualization┬ácompany’s forthcoming public cloud will not be based on OpenStack, the open source platform. Some critics worry VMware???s approach will lead to an expensive, closed platform. But let???s do a reality check, folks: Take a look at many of the major public clouds ??? Amazon, Google Compute Engine, Microsoft Windows Azure ??? and there???s nary a mention of OpenStack. Even Oracle now has built a $1 billion cloud business without thinking much about OpenStack. So what???s the message for partners?

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