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Piston Computing Debuts OpenStack Enterprise 2.0

pistonPiston is now updating its OpenStack solution in a 2.0 release that aims improve and ease the management of cloud deployments.

"We are still the better, faster, easier way to get up and running with OpenStack," Piston Founder, Joshua McKenty told Datamation.

McKenty's vision for an enterprise OpenStack company has been greeted by an influx of $12.5 million in venture capital. Among Piston's investors is networking giant Cisco Systems.

"When we said we were an OpenStack company, people assumed that what is in our product is OpenStack and that's it," Piston founder, Joshua McKenty said.

Reality is the while OpenStack forms the core of the Piston solution, there are many other important components. Piston includes the open source OpenStack command line tools, dashboard and the services layer that provide APIs.

Read the full story at Datamation:
Piston Herds Cows with Enterprise OpenStack 2.0 Cloud

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.