An anonymous reader writes with a quick bite from El Reg: "The OpenStack open-source project has come in for criticism from a Gartner analyst because the claims made by companies frequently don't line up with reality. In a forthright post published on Tuesday Gartner analyst and research director Alessandro Perilli chided the OpenStack community for a lack of clarity, lack of transparency, lack of vision, and lack of pragmatism."
An OpenStack developer disagrees, and instead suggests that the perceived lack of clarity is just a result of the open development process
. You just don't get to see which Amazon cloud projects fail since they are hidden behind the corporate wall.