The key building blocks of a modern IT organization include a highly flexible infrastructure, an automated software delivery life cycle, and a devops-driven IT organization. This report focuses in particular on OpenStack as an underlying cloud platform to support this new type of organization. It defines the continuous delivery approach, addresses the benefits as well as disadvantages of OpenStack, and, finally, discusses the role of devops.
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