OpenStack Foundation Staffing News!

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I’m very excited to report that on Monday the Board of Directors approved the promotion of Lauren Sell to Vice President of Marketing and Community Services. Lauren has been instrumental in the growth of Openstack from the beginning.  Under her leadership the Summits have grown from just 75 attendees to over 4,000, and the OpenStack brand has… Read more »

OpenStack Commitment to Interoperability

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OpenStack began with the mission to produce a ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform. A key component of that mission is building not only software, but a large OpenStack ecosystem that would support its growth and add value to the core technology platform. In carrying out that mission, the Foundation has been taking key steps… Read more »

Welcome new Gold Members Aptira, Hitachi, and Huawei!

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The OpenStack Board of Directors approved Aptira, Hitachi and Huawei as Gold Members of the OpenStack Foundation. The companies are based in Australia/India, Japan and China respectively, and range from a startup to established, multinational corporations. The timing couldn’t be better in my view, given that we are having our first ever Summit in Asia… Read more »

OpenStack Summit Survey Results

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As we gear up for the next OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong, and look forward to two more Summits in 2014, it’s a good time to take a look at the feedback from the April 2013 Summit in Portland. We surveyed all Portland attendees, and almost 400 people responded. In this post I’ll break down… Read more »

OpenStack Grizzly

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Today OpenStack’s 7th release, called “Grizzly”, will be released. and I just want to thank the over 500 stackers who contributed and the many more who participated in the OpenStack Summit last October where this release was planned.  This release, more than any before it, was driven by users who have been running OpenStack in production… Read more »

October 2013 Summit: Where should we have it?

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As we announced at the October 2012 Summit, we will be holding the October 2013 Summit outside of the U.S. for the first time, either in Europe or Asia. The OpenStack Foundation seeks site proposals for the October 2013 Summit.  The deadline to submit is January 25th, 2013. Following the announcement in October, we were… Read more »

OpenStack At Cloud Expo 2012 West

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The OpenStack Foundation is the proud Diamond Sponsor of Cloud Expo 2012 West! If you’re in California for the event this week, please join the Foundation and the many members of the  OpenStack Community in attendance. If you can’t make it, follow the developments via twitter and of course follow openstack on twitter for general OpenStack information. Already… Read more »

Join The OpenStack Foundation

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We’re excited to announce that we’ve reached a huge milestone in the process to establish the OpenStack Foundation.  Individual Members can now join and begin making important contributions like nominating board members: http://openstack.org/join  (It’s free!) Thanks to the hard work of the drafting committee (led by the amazing Alice King), we now have a complete set… Read more »