Open source cloud vendors are gaining steam in IT departments of enterprises and small and medium-sized businesses alike. Experts agree that they’re set to make major waves in the cloud computing market as a whole, pointing to open source’s free model and the tools and benefits it can bring to your cloud environment. But, as with all cloud innovations, it’s met with a measure of precaution.

Could open source cloud be a boon to your business? These frequently asked questions offer information and tips on the benefits and drawbacks of using open source, what’s going on in the provider market and how to use open source to build your cloud.

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