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How Walmart uses OpenStack to deliver its ‘everyday low prices’

VANCOUVER — When you think of retail giant Walmart, you may think of great bargains, or the death of small businesses, or convenience. What you probably don’t think about is the software behind the supply chain that enables Walmart to offer its “everyday low prices.” That would be OpenStack.

n a keynote and panel discussion at OpenStack Summit, Amandeep Singh Juneja, Walmart Lab’s Senior Director for Cloud Operations and Engineering, explained that “Walmart’s decision to invest in cloud infrastructure might not be something you’d expect from a brick and mortar retailer with over $480-billion in annual revenue,” but it was a necessity.

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