OpenStack Workshop At Grace Hopper Open Source Day 2014

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This year, OpenStack participated in Open Source Day (OSD) at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) for the second time. The main focus of this year’s Open Source Day was humanitarian applications. Along with OpenStack, participating open source projects included Microsoft Disaster Recovery, Ushahidi, Sahana Software Foundation and others. As important as it is… Read more »

Futurecom 2014

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Next week, the OpenStack Foundation is sponsoring the Congress and Business Trade Show at Futurecom 2014 in São Paolo, Brazil. Dualtec Cloud Builders, based in São Paolo, will be co-sponsoring the event with the Foundation. OpenStack has been gaining popularity worldwide, and we are reaching potential users and community members via industry and community events…. Read more »

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 Community Events in September

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If you want to hear some great content before the OpenStack Summit in Paris this November, attend one of these OpenStack Community events being held around the world. Join fellow community members, learn from user stories and hear directly from industry leaders. Hurry, registration deadlines are quickly approaching! OpenStack Silicon Valley | An OpenStack Community… Read more »

Call for Proposals: Open Source Ecosystem Design Sessions at the Paris Summit

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At the Atlanta OpenStack Summit we launched Open Source Ecosystem Design Sessions, a new track to give design session space to external open source projects related to OpenStack. It’s an opportunity to foster the projects and communities that don’t fall under the umbrella of the OpenStack Foundation, but are actively being used and developed within… Read more »

Upcoming Industry Events

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The second half of 2014 is underway, and there are some great industry events around the world coming up on the calendar. The Global Events Calendar is the primary resource to know what events are approaching. It is fully editable, so you can update the following criteria: If your organization is attending, sponsoring or exhibiting (COLUMN… Read more »

OpenStack Community Celebrates Four Years!

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User maturity, software maturity and a focus on cloud software operations are now established areas of focus for OpenStack and none of it would be possible without the consistent  growth of the OpenStack community. In the four years since the community was established, OpenStack now has 70+ active user groups and thousands of active members… Read more »

DefCore Update: Input Request for Havana Capabilities

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As part of our community’s commitment to interoperability, the OpenStack Board of Directors has been working to make sure that “downstream” OpenStack-branded commercial products offer the same baseline functionality and include the same upstream, community-developed code. The work to define these required core capabilities and code has been led by the DefCore Committee co-chaired by… Read more »