Telcos Mobilizing to Drive NFV Adoption

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Today the Linux Foundation announced the Open Platform for NFV (OPNFV) Project, a group comprised primarily of telco operators working across open source projects and vendors to implement Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) within their organizations. This is an exciting development because the market is growing quickly, and many OpenStack community members are also participating in… Read more »

OpenStack Atlanta Summit Presentation Voting

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Wednesday evening we launched the online tool that allows you to rate the presentation proposals summited for the OpenStack Summit coming up May 12-16 in Atlanta. This is our second year with online voting for summit presentations, and we wanted to let you know about a bug we’ve just corrected that you might have experienced… Read more »

Open Mic Spotlight: Wang Pan

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This post is part of the OpenStack Open Mic series to spotlight the people who have helped make OpenStack successful. Each week, a new contributor will step up to the mic and answer five questions about OpenStack, cloud, careers and what they do for fun.  Wang Pan is a Senior Software Engineer for the private… Read more »

Open Mic Spotlight: Zhang Hua

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This post is part of the OpenStack Open Mic series to spotlight the people who have helped make OpenStack successful. Each week, a new contributor will step up to the mic and answer five questions about OpenStack, cloud, careers and what they do for fun.  Zhang Hua joined the OpenStack community in 2012 as a… Read more »

OpenStack User Survey: October 2013

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The OpenStack User Committee and Foundation staff conducted a survey of OpenStack cloud operators and end users, and are sharing the results with the community this week during the OpenStack Summit Hong Kong. The goal of the survey is to give users a strong voice in the community to share their technical requirements, feedback and… Read more »

OpenStack Celebrates Three Years!

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OpenStack is no one person or company or idea or line of code. It derives its strength from the collective community. No matter when you joined or what role you play, you have the ability to shape the future of OpenStack and computing. In three short years since the community was established, OpenStack has truly become… Read more »

Introducing the Open Mic Series

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We’re excited to introduce the OpenStack Open Mic series, where we’ll be spotlighting technical contributors across our global community during the month of July to celebrate OpenStack’s 3rd birthday. Each weekday this month, an OpenStack contributor — development, CI, docs, translation — will step up to the mic and answer five questions about OpenStack, their… Read more »

Participate in the first OpenStack User Survey!

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If you are an OpenStack user or have customers with OpenStack deployments, please take 10 minutes to respond to our first User Survey or pass it along to your network. Our community has grown at an amazing rate in 2.5 years, and it’s time to better define our user base and requirements, so we can… Read more »

OpenStack Summit Beach Clean Up

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Last week at the OpenStack Summit, we organized the first OpenStack community service day, a beach cleanup with the Surfrider Foundation. We had nearly forty OpenStack community members volunteer their time Friday morning to help pick up trash from South Mission Beach, San Diego, as well as collect data for local environmental campaigns. We also learned… Read more »