One would think that by using an open source cloud operating system like OpenStack, enterprises could forget about reference architectures, after all, the cloud operating system should just work and, so long as an individual component supports any particular operating system, it should just be deployable out of the box. […]
Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.