Nimbula joins OpenStack Community

Posted by Paola Cornacchiola   |   Wednesday, October 17th, 2012   |  
On October 15, the OpenStack summit started in San Diego, California. The four days event is sold out this year, forcing a live streaming of the key note sessions.
One of the biggest news of the first day was the announcement of Nimbula joining OpenStack Community.
Nimbula, the software company founded by two of the leaders of Amazon EC2, is going to collaborate on some improvements to the OpenStack codebase, and of course it will incorporate OpenStack services in future Nimbula Director releases.
Only a couple of weeks ago Nimbula Director, the product that allows enterprises and service providers to build easily and rapidly a full infrastructure, was choosen by Russian Yandex for its private cloud infrastructure.

The OpenStack Summit started with COO Mark Collier announcing that over 1,300 people were registered at the conference. Among the announcements of the first day of the conference:
  • Rackspace Launches Product Certification for Private Cloud Partners
  • Cisco releases OpenStack Distribution
  • DreamHost Makes Cloud Storage and Compute Services Come True with Opscode
  • Opscode Delivers Cloud Infrastructure Automation Solution for OpenStack
  • NetApp Inc: NetApp Contribution Brings Data ONTAP 8 Clustering Drivers to OpenStack
  • Dreamhost Builds New Public Cloud On OpenStack As Market Shows Signs of Federation
  • Gale Technologies Joins the OpenStack Foundation as a Corporate Sponsor
  • Metacloud Launches Industry’s First Fully Managed Enterprise Private Cloud Solution Based on OpenStack
  • Japanese Virtualization Startup Midokura Invades USA
  • Cloudscaling Opens Google Compute Engine APIs to OpenStack, Provides Alternative to Amazon Web Services
  • OpenStack Clouds On Tap for Everyone
Mark Collier, COO of the OpenStack Foundation introduced the partnership with Nimbula:

We welcome Nimbula’s participation in OpenStack, their commitment to contribute code and eagerness to collaborate with the technical community, as cloud technology leaders continue to back the project and drive adoption, we move closer to achieving the OpenStack mission of being the ubiquitous cloud computing platform.

Reza Malekzadeh, VP of marketing and sales at Nimbula, said:

OpenStack has gathered strong industry momentum and we see the creation of the OpenStack Foundation as a very positive event, our customers appreciate the advanced functionality, scale and security model we provide, but have been asking us about a standardized core. We are excited to now be in a position to work with the OpenStack community to deliver a range of extended infrastructure and platform services around an industry-standard effort.



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