While some vendors may argue that OpenStack just isn't suitable for running legacy apps, businesses say it's a requirement that they be able to run such apps in OpenStack. Rather than force a reworking of legacy apps to fit the cloud, better for the OpenStack community to figure out how to make OpenStack friendlier to legacy apps, an executive from Wells Fargo said during a panel at the OpenStack Summit.
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