On Monday, Rackspace launched their open source cloud computing project, OpenStack. They've partnered with NASA, releasing the code for Rackspace's public cloud spaces Cloud Files and Cloud Servers. Later this year, NASA will release code for its Nebula cloud platform.
Do you think their goals of creating cloud computing standards separate from proprietary cloud computing to prevent vendor lock-in and boosting cloud adoption are lofty? Right around the corner? Share your thoughts and predictions!