The . Some 15 years ago it was still the Apache web server that opened the way for Linux and Open Source into the datacenter, providing a stable web infrastructure. Today, it is Open Source-based solutions that help to establish confidence in the sensitive field of cloud computing. The open standards in free software are based on collaboration in the community, thus offering the ultimate in terms of privacy, security and stability.
What business owner would be happy to use a cloud solution that depended on a proprietary solution by a non-domestic company if, someday, they might want to move on with their data? But if you run your cloud on free components, you can spring the notorious vendor lock-in trap.
The entire spectrum of Linux and open source applications is on shown at the Open Source exhibition focus area, in Hall 6 at CeBIT 2013 from March 5 through 9. At the daily keynote forum at stand F02, visitors can experience the latest trends backed up with business case studies.