Pasadena-based MetaCloud, the provier of OpenStack cloud deployment and management, said today that it has partnered with Trace3, a provider of IT and other services to businesses. According to the companies, MetaCloud has been selected as the "open source cloud solution of choice" by Trace3, which will help implement and recommend Metacloud's OpenStack solutions to its own customers. Metacloud is venture backed by Silicon Valley Bank, Pelion Ventures, UMC, Canaan Partners, Storm Ventures, and AME Ventures. The company was founded by Sean Lynch and Steve Curry, who are veterans of Yahoo! and Ticketmaster.