In this week’s news: enterprises are flocking to the private cloud in droves, PLUMgrid announces its OpenStack Networking Suite, and open source (continues) to eat the world.


There’s a lot going on in the OpenStack community and it’s easy to get lost in the noise. We’ve collected the top stories you need to to be reading this week. From the latest OpenStack resources to news about users, we share the content you need to stay up to date.

From incubation to integration in OpenStack

By: Jason Baker

A history of incubation in OpenStack and a guide to how code becomes a part of the core release.

##[Jim Zemlin to Wall Street: Why open source will lead the way](
By: Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

The Linux Foundation’s executive director predicts that all companies will be leveraging open source in the near future.

##[Time to Get Serious About the Private Cloud](
By: Arthur Cole

More and more enterprises are adopting private cloud infrastructure, but there are still unanswered questions about which platform to choose, whether or not to go with a purely private cloud or a hybrid approach, and how to actually deploy a private cloud.

##[SDN start-up unwraps secure OpenStack product, lands customer](
By: Jim Duffy

This week PLUMgrid announced its networking software for OpenStack to provide secure networking for public and private clouds. It also raised $16M in funding and signed on Swisscom as a customer.

##[10 reasons why open source is eating the world](
By: Maria Korolov

According to Black Duck Software, there are a million different open source projects. Quality, security, faster innovation, and scalability are among the reasons enterprises are jumping on the open source bandwagon.

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