Competitive Landscape: OpenStack Distributions and Support Service Market

Archived Published: 05 February 2016 ID: G00293132


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The OpenStack marketplace is busy, yet maturing, having attracted a handful of distributors that compete for customers and scarce resources; however, product managers of OpenStack distributors should make fending off external forces collectively a higher priority than "killing" their peers.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Competitive Situation and Trends
      • Consolidation in the OpenStack Marketplace
      • OpenStack Distribution and Consumption Models
      • From Easing Installation to Enterprise-Class Functions
      • Collaboration and Competition Within the OpenStack Marketplace
      • Exit of Public Cloud With OpenStack Market
    • Market Players
    • The Future of Competition
      • External and Internal Competition to OpenStack
      • Maturing OpenStack and Enterprise Functions
      • Keep Up With Innovations From Other Cloud Offerings
      • Service Capabilities and Skills Shortage
    • Competitive Profiles
      • Canonical
      • HPE
      • IBM
      • Mirantis
      • Rackspace
      • Red Hat
      • SUSE
      • VMware
    • References and Methodology
    • Definitions
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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