Private Cloud for the Enterprise
A key element of Storm’s strategy is Private Cloud opportunities targeted at the enterprise. Openstack has started what will be a complete rebuild of the enterprise data center. It will take time and wont be a straight path but this shift represents one of the most fundamental changes to enterprise infrastructure.
Many existing companies will adapt and thrive - many more will fail. The massive disruption in the enterprise IT market will create enormous opportunities for startups in the years ahead. The video below covers some observations as a venture investor and why this is the time to think about OpenStack as a foundation for your startup. I gave this talk at OpenStack 2012. Slides and video below.