CRN Exclusive Interview: HP Enterprise Chief Veghte On The Trouble Ahead For Cisco's Public Cloud Initiative

Is there a potential for lock-in with Cisco vs. HP?

You know Cisco's past track record. They did an announcement vs. 'Here is the technical architecture and how it is going to work.' I haven't seen that yet. But I think the reality is when I go back to customers, whether it be a medium-size customer or a larger customer, they are still trying to figure out how and what bets they should make on the cloud. It is hard for them to make a singular bet on an Amazon when you are saying,  'Wow it's an early market and I want flexibility and I want interoperability.'  What OpenStack represents provides customers with that flexibility and choice.

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