Open source or turnkey cloud – what’s the right approach for service providers?

The latest release of OpenStack promised a new level of maturity for companies building their own clouds – and another option for service providers looking to move into the fast-growing cloud market. But how market ready is it for the service provider community, and how does it compare to cloud management tools designed specifically for service providers?

Leading cloud technology research firm, Cloud Spectator, will present the results of new research comparing OpenStack Essex with the leading commercial cloud management platform for service providers,  OnApp Cloud – focusing on functionality, implementation, support and total cost of ownership.

Presenters:
John Vlacich, Senior Analyst, Cloud Spectator
Ben Bridger, Analyst, Cloud Spectator
Kosten Metreweli, CMO, OnApp

Moderator: Liam Eagle, Editor in Chief, Web Host Industry Review

Webinar Time:  2:00pm ET

John Vlacich is Co-Founder of Cloud Spectator, a cloud technology research firm that helps help users make informed cloud purchase decisions, and keeps cloud providers up to speed with the competitive landscape, so they can differentiate their services.

Kosten Metreweli has a wealth of experience in the technology industry and is a passionate advocate of the benefits of cloud computing for service providers, customers and end users. Before joining OnApp, he was CMO at Zeus Technology, acquired by Riverbed in 2011, and has held other senior positions at Tideway, MetaSolv and Orchestream.

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