Rackspace Debuts Open Source, SSD Cloud Storage Solution

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Open source cloud computing solutions continued to expand with the announcement a new product from Rackspace (NYSE: RAX) based on the OpenStack platform. Notably, its key selling points include not only performance and storage standards that the company touts as industry leading, but also the uniquely open source trait of freedom from vendor lock-in. Here are the details on this new product, and what they say about the convergence of the cloud and open source. Called Cloud Block Storage, the new Rackspace platform debuted Oct. 23, 2012. It is designed, according to company representatives, &#8 (IT news)