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OpenStack is an open source IaaS platform used to manage large quantities of compute storage and networking resources

Ref Card: Getting Started with OpenStack
By André Bearfield

Founded in 2010, OpenStack is an open source Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform used to manage large quantities of compute storage and networking resources contained in a data center. It's one of the fastest growing open source communities in the world, with over 400 companies and 18,000 contributors utilizing it.

Projections published in the OpenStack Pulse 2014 report from 451 Research indicate that OpenStack-based market revenue is expected to exceed $3 billion by 2018.

This reference card, titled "Getting Started with OpenStack" is a comprehensive overview of the platform, which includes information about the latest adoption trends, delivery mechanisms, key terms and quick commands. Please download the "Getting Started with OpenStack" refcard courtesy of Blue Box here.

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