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DreamHost Becomes AppHub's First Cloud Source Partner Offering Seamless Deployment of Open Source Software to OpenStack

By supporting AppHub's aspiration to become a key dissemination platform for open source software DreamHost further strengthens its leadership in the OpenStack marketplace.

OpenStack Summit, Barcelona, October 24, 2016 - OW2, the global community for open source infrastructure software, and DreamHost, a global leader in web hosting and cloud services for entrepreneurs and developers, are proud to announce their partnership on the AppHub marketplace, DreamHost becomes AppHub’s first Cloud Source Partner.

As an AppHub Cloud Source Partner, DreamHost is now directly linked to the AppHub platform and guarantees optimized self-service deployment to OpenStack to a large number of open source solutions available as ready-to-run VMs from the AppHub marketplace. AppHub Cloud Source Partners provide a distribution channel for open source components and projects.

Attendees at OpenStack Summit in Barcelona, October 24-28, can try the AppHub platform at OW2 booth #A19. Engineers on-site will show visitors how to select pre-configured open source software and download a ready-to-run software image.

DreamHost is proud to be the first AppHub OpenStack-based Cloud Source Partner. The combination of the DreamHost Cloud with the dozens of ready-to-use enterprise applications on AppHub will provide tremendous value for open source producers, developers and consumers. We're delighted to offer new ways for open source developers to run applications in the cloud,” explains Stefano Maffulli, Director of Community and Marketing at DreamHost.

By early 2017, the AppHub marketplace will become the cloud-oriented self-service deployment platform for the OW2 community. “Browsing the OW2 AppHub marketplace, developers and end-users can select and customize innovative open source software stacks. They are now able to deploy ready-to-run images on their local environments or on their preferred cloud infrastructures including DreamHost's DreamCompute, a leading public cloud in the developer community,” adds OW2 CEO Cédric Thomas.

The AppHub marketplace sports some 100 projects and several dozens of read-to-deploy images. The platform is designed and operated by Fraunhofer FOKUS, UShareSoft and OW2. It combines software quality best practices and machine image automation in a free and convenient distribution channel for open source software. Open-source end-users, producers and cloud service providers are welcome to try AppHub now. More events and partnership opportunities on he AppHub website at https://apphub.eu.com

About DreamHost
Since 1997 DreamHost has helped entrepreneurs and developers the world over bring their dreams to life on the Internet. From domain registrations to web hosting and even powerful cloud storage and computing services, more than 400,000 customers trust DreamHost to be their online home. Focused on WordPress and packed with unbelievable value, DreamHost is the best place to launch a blog, website, or web application into the stratosphere. Learn more at www.DreamHost.com.

About AppHub
AppHub supports the market outreach strategies of EU-supported open source and provides a distribution channel to facilitate the connection between the projects and their potential markets. AppHub received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. Visit https://apphub.eu.com

About OW2
OW2 is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to developing open source software infrastructure and to fostering a vibrant community and business ecosystem. The OW2 Consortium hosts some one hundred technology projects, including ASM, Bonita, Chameleon, CLIF, DocDoku, Easybeans, Emerginov, Fractal, JOnAS, JORAM, JOTM, LemonLDAP:NG, Lutece, PetalsESB, ProActive, SAT4J, Spagic, Spago4Q, SpagoBI, Talend Studio, Telosys, WebLab, XWiki. Visit https://www.ow2.org