Linux Foundation Survey: Users Want Open Source Cloud

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http://www.thevarguy.com – How important is open source to the cloud? If you ask the Linux Foundation, you’ll be told it’s absolutely essential — which is, of course, exactly what an organization such as the Linux Foundation would say. But now the group has hard data to back up these claims. Read on for a look at the numbers. Just in time for the CloudOpen 2012 event, the Linux Foundation released the results of a user survey by IDC regarding preferences for cloud computing. The data is based on the responses of 282 users working at companies with at least 500 employees. The Cloud and Open Source In th (IT news)