How to Succeed in Your OpenStack Deployment


Foundational Refreshed: 02 August 2016 | Published: 20 February 2015 ID: G00273094

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Summary

I&O leaders face a variety of challenges when planning and implementing OpenStack and related technologies and solutions. Here, Gartner analysts address the most pressing questions about effective planning and implementation of OpenStack.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • What Types of Enterprises Implement OpenStack?
    • What Are the Common Reasons Why Organizations Implement OpenStack?
    • Why Implement OpenStack Instead of a Commercial CMP?
    • Should Enterprises Roll Their Own (From Trunk) or Acquire a More Hardened OpenStack Distribution?
    • What Are Some Key OpenStack Pitfalls and Critical Success Factors?
    • How Do Enterprises Get OpenStack Skills?
    • What Factors Are Critical to Achieving the Requirement of Developer Innovation/Speed and Productivity?
    • Which Vendors Offer an OpenStack Distribution?
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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