Red Hat is doing what it does best with Open Source software and packaging OpenStack in a way that makes it simple to deploy. They were one of the first to do the same with linux which led them to being the top Linux distro for Business. They appear to be looking to do it again with OpenStack. There are several articles and Blog posts out right now with them promoting their achievements. This one talks about integrating the datacenter. ZDNet has an article about Red Hat and OpenStack Here. Here is one from November that talks about how easy OpenStack can be.
While only achieving a 9 out of twelve score in the study of the following areas:
- Disk Encryption
- Secure Boot
- Platform Integrity and Sandboxing
- Application Whitelisting
- Malicious Code Detection and Prevention
- Security Policy Enforcement
- External Interface Protection
- Device Update Policy
- Event Collection for Enterprise Analysis
- Incident Response
Linux still beat Windows 7 of 12 and Mac OSX's 8 of 12. A full synopsis can be found here from TechRepublic. Remember though no OS scored a perfect score and 9 out of 12 is still only a C. So there is plenty of room for everyone to improve.
Readwrite's Matt Asay, Interviewed Paul Muller Adeven about why he thinks Mobile Analytics Toolkits like the one they have created are a better choice for companies. The article is full of opinions about why it's better. He explains some of their problems and why they decided to develop their own toolkit and then open source it.