Is Red Hat looking to a model of the past?
A recent blog post from Red Hat raises some interesting questions about the paradox that exists between what large enterprises want in terms of their IT future requirements, and what the cloud is now able to offer. And perhaps the first question is whether one of the key drivers now in play is not the issue of what large enterprises want but the perception of established IT vendors as to what the large enterprises ought to want.
The blog post is from the Red Hat OpenStack Team, which has plans to offer an enterprise subscription for OpenStack based on the upcoming “Folsom” release. The thinking behind this, the blog explains, is that many enterprise users need the `comfort’ of a packaged and supported implementation.