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 »

New Foundation Gold Members & Sponsors

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The OpenStack Foundation is thrilled to have new additions to our ecosystem. Three new Gold Members and 18 Corporate Sponsors have recently joined the incredible list of companies who are supporting the Foundation and driving innovation on the platform.  Aptira, Huawei and Hitachi won the OpenStack Board’s approval at the November board meeting and joined the Foundation as… 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 »

Atlanta Summit – Call for Speakers Open + Sponsor & Registration Info

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The OpenStack Summit will be held in Atlanta, Georgia May 12-16, 2014. Continue to check for the latest announcements. If you have any questions regarding the Summit please contact [email protected] The Summit is a five-day conference for OpenStack contributors, enterprise users, service providers, application developers and ecosystem members.  Attendees can expect visionary keynote speakers, 200+ breakout sessions, hands-on… Read more »

It’s Summer Internship Time in the Southern Hemisphere!

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After a brisk walk in Austin Texas in mid-30 degree Fahrenheit weather, I welcome the idea that it’s summertime somewhere. Since it’s summertime in the southern hemisphere, we can now announce our next round of Outreach Program for Women internships! I’m excited that we have four interns and four mentors this time around. Many thanks… Read more »

Open Mic Spotlight: Sean Chen

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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.  Sean worked at VMware, where his last project was hybrid… Read more »

OpenStack User Survey Statistics November 2013

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Prepared by Tim Bell, Ryan Lane and JC Martin, your User Committee. See also: Infographic. Introduction In preparation for the OpenStack summit in Hong Kong in November 2013, members of the OpenStack foundation were asked to provide their feedback via a user survey. The goals were Profile the user community across geographies and industries Understand… 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 »

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 Launches Training Marketplace

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Today the OpenStack Foundation has launched a new Training Marketplace, making it easier to discover and participate in training courses offered by technology providers in the OpenStack ecosystem. Aptira, hastexo, The Linux Foundation, Mirantis, Morphlabs, Piston, Rackspace, Red Hat, SUSE and SwiftStack are the first companies to have courses available in the Marketplace, with the goal of growing the OpenStack talent pool and accelerating… Read more »