OpenStack Quantum Project Aims to Define Future of Networking

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http://www.linuxfoundation.org – The Quantum Project is working to design next-generation virtual networks with no model for comparison. In his OSCON session about the Quantum Project, Lew Tucker, Cisco VP and CTO of cloud computing said Quantum aims to break out networking from the rest of the OpenStack services to build a new layer of abstraction for two-way communication between an application and the underlying infrastructure. Much debate has occurred recently over whether Amazon’s API should be considered a de facto standard by cloud computing service providers. Those who reject this notion (ahem, Lew Moorman) s (General)