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Microsoft has embraced the OpenStack project – a much-ballyhooed open source platform for building your own "infrastructure clouds" – vowing to provide the project with code that allows these Amazon EC2-like clouds to run atop its own Hyper-V hypervisor. OpenStack applies to the Linux model to driving infrastructure clouds – …

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  1. JaitcH
    Unhappy

    But is it secure or are there back doors?

    Given that NASA is government, and MS sleeps with U.S. security (giving them aids to crack Windows) the question that comes to mind is: "How secure and orivate are these schemes?"

  2. kneedragon

    paranoid

    Glad to know I'm not the only one who thinks this way.

  3. D. M
    Gates Horns

    New MS?

    There is no such thing. They haven't changed. Even this unusual seems friendly "support" is aimed to sell its windows server and you can bet your ass they only use it to sell their own cloud.

  4. bofh80
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    Interesting

    Nice article, well written, and let the commentators speculate about conspiracy theory's.

    Excellent stuff. !

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