The Eucalyptus project from Dr. Rich Wolski and his team at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) is one of the most interesting open source projects in cloud computing. Although it is a research project, I can't help but think about potential commercial applications for it.
- Private Cloud for the Enterprise: Implement an Amazon EC2 -like infrastructure in-house. Seems to me that a lot more needs to be in place for this be a viable option.
- Hybrid Cloud
- Cloud Portability
- Cloud Testing
- Public Cloud Framework for Hosting Services, ISPs and other providers