Red Hat Releases OpenStack Distribution for Cloud

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Since the cloud and open source are supposed to go together like peaches and cream (ah, the joys of summer), it might come as a surprise that Linux vendor Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) lacked an official OpenStack distribution. But that now has changed with the announcement of a public preview of an OpenStack release based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Here are the details, and why they matter for the open source channel. OpenStack clearly has been on Red Hat’s radar for a while. Back in April 2012, Red Hat became an official “Platinum Member” of the OpenStack governance community. It (IT news)