Matthew Finnegan joined IDG UK in January 2013, having spent two years writing for tech news titles including TechEye and ChannelBiz.
The OpenStack startup ecosystem has been transformed recently, with a number of pioneering OpenStack firms getting acquired, and Nebula shutting up shop completely.
In fact, some have questioned whether there is space for newcomers at all as IT giants such as HP, Cisco and IBM continue their push into the market.
Yet investors have continued to pour money into a variety of OpenStack startups this year, with a number of firms announcing Series A and B funding rounds.
Here are some of the startups that are remaining independent as demand for the source software platform grows…