Open Source and the Cloud: An Interview with Josh McKenty of Piston Cloud

Dana Blankenhorn | Open Source Delivers | January 25, 2012

Cloud will be the same. Hard work needs to be done first, under the surface, before it can really explode onto the marketplace. Even after 95% of the technical work is done, education will be required before it’s accepted. Just as with Linux.

“We’re not going to get hybrid cloud nirvanas until the private cloud has the security and integration enterprises need. At that point we’ll burst out. No one wants to burst without policy management. No one wants geographic location without policy guarantees. No one wants to burst out until they have identity settled. Those features will be built on the private cloud first.”