Collaboration for the future of open infrastructure

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We recently got back from a trip to the UK where we attended the first European OpenInfra Days in London. An event where open source communities and projects meet, learn and collaborate to define the future of open infrastructure. Here are some of our take aways from the conference on April 1. Openly developing Open Infrastructure Thierry Carrez talked about …

OpenStack is the enabler of digital transformation

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Earlier this year, 451 Research released a Pathfinder paper “OpenStack: Enabler of Digital Transformation – How Service Providers Can Benefit”. The paper is commissioned by SUSE and in addition to the key finding revealed by the headline, it details a range of good investment reasons, opportunities and benefits of open source cloud platforms. While the paper is addressing service providers …

Long live the Open Infrastructure Summit

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Last week was all about the OpenStack Summit in Berlin and we have really enjoyed meeting up with the community to live and breathe open source for a full week. The start of this Summit gave some exciting insights on the ongoing transformation within the OpenStack community as we collaborate with more and more adjacent open source technologies all pointing …

Our heroes received the OpenStack Superuser awards at the Berlin Summit!

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This morning our very own OpenStack super heroes received the OpenStack Superuser award at the OpenStack Summit in Berlin. The awards launched in 2014 to recognize organizations that have used OpenStack to meaningfully improve their business while contributing back to the community. Previous winners include AT&T, CERN, China Mobile, Comcast, NTT Group, Paddy Power Betfair and UKCloud. This Summit, the …

Free trials on OpenStack public clouds

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The OpenStack Passport program was created as a collaborative effort between OpenStack public cloud providers to let you experience different flavours of OpenStack in production. Here is how you you can get a free City Cloud trial.

The Berlin Summit agenda is up and running!

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It’s time to gear up for the upcoming OpenStack Summit in Berlin and we are really excited to meet up with the community this fall. On Tuesday the OpenStack Summit Berlin agenda was announced and what an agenda it is! A special thanks to the programming committee for their hard work. They are the ones who reviewed 750 submissions, from …

Decide what you want to learn – Vote for OpenStack Summit Vancouver Presentations

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The next OpenStack Summit is just around the corner and in just 3 months, thousands of Stackers will gather at the Vancouver Convention Center to learn, teach and discuss the past, present and future of OpenStack. As usual the community decides what content makes the stage and our colleagues have submitted their suggestions. Now it’s your turn, check out our …

A word from the City Network Stackers in Sydney

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Another OpenStack Summit has come to and end and as we rest our tired feet and prepare for the long journey home we all agree upon the fact that we are extremely fortunate to be an important part of this fantastic community. The days we have spent here amongst our fellow community members are invaluable and we all feel that …

City Cloud joins the OpenStack Public Cloud Passport program

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Today in Sydney, OpenStack public cloud providers from around the world, in collaboration with the OpenStack foundation, launched the OpenStack Public Cloud Passport program, giving potential users free trials of OpenStack public clouds to find the open cloud that’s right for them. City Cloud is part of the OpenStack Passport Provider, assuring our cloud customers are free to roam the …