For Rackspace, OpenStack helps dispel customer's lock-in fears

According to Rackspace, OpenStack is the antidote for cloud lock-in. But is that enough to lure away Amazon and Google customers?

As one of the co-creators of OpenStack, an open source operating system for building clouds, Rackspace Inc. is understandably bullish on the prospect of an open cloud. According to Rackspace, OpenStack is the antidote for cloud lock-in. But is that enough to lure away the legions of customers using proprietary clouds, such as Amazon's and Google's?

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