Will OpenStack Congress Define all IT Policy?
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Setting up the policies that define compute, storage, and networking access and performance represents a key control point in any cloud or enterprise IT deployment. The Congress project, which is currently being incubated within the open-source OpenStack cloud community, might one day be the answer to delivering an open policy engine for all IT.
In a video interview with eWEEK, VMware CTO of Networking Martin Casado explains what OpenStack Congress is all about and why it could have a dramatic impact on IT operations in the future. Casado is well-known in the networking world as being one of the inventors of the OpenFlow software-defined networking (SDN) protocol. Although Casado's focus has primarily been on networking, his interest with Congress spans the entire software-defined data center (SDDC) landscape.