Private Search Firm Migrates to OpenStack as It Adopts Automation

Private Search Firm Migrates to OpenStack as It Adopts Automation

Nate Baechtold, Enterprise Architect at EBSCO Information Services, says it was going to be too hard to automate the company’s VMware environment so the firm shifted to OpenStack, which natively abstracts underlying components much like AWS.  But the next sticking point was how to enable developers to build in load balancing?  A self-service model using the existing hardware-based system was too complex, Baechtold tells Network World Editor in Chief John Dix, but a new software-defined tool fit the bill.

Nate Baechtold, Enterprise Architect at EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services

Nate Baechtold, Enterprise Architect at EBSCO Information Services

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