Microsoft Reignites Hyper-V Support for OpenStack

Microsoft attempts to reintegrate Hyper-V support back into OpenStack just a few months after the open-source building project had already dropped support for Hypervisor in their last release.

In an attempt to create a buzz and develop a community around reintegration Hyper-V, Microsoft has hired at least one full-time person to get the ball rolling. Probably not much of an effort but certainly not a nail in the coffin for Hyper-V on OpenStack. OpenStack, a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists developing a platform for public and private clouds, was originally dropped from the last release due to a lack of demand, but Microsoft is now working to reintegrate the solution into Hyper-V. Read the full story here.

This article was originally published on Friday Jun 15th 2012
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