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An open source cloud computing platform targeted at organizations in the thinking stage of adopting a private cloud services model or evaluating options and alternatives for private cloud solutions. Airframe is distributed by Piston, a San Francisco-based cloud computing startup.

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Airframe offers a simple installation process and Piston claims it can deliver on all of OpenStack's core capabilities, including compute, storage, networking and cloud management. The platform is intended as a stepping stone to the company's paid Piston Enterprise OpenStack product.

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