This month we reach another outstanding milestone for open cloud standards as we celebrate the latest release of OpenStack: Icehouse. The OpenStack ecosystem continues to experience explosive growth. In the previous release of OpenStack we had approximately 850 contributors. In Icehouse, the number of contributors more than doubled to over 2,100. Likewise, IBM maintains committed to […]
Throughout the past couple of years, I’ve written about IBM’s commitment to the OpenStack Foundation – it’s ecosystem growth, open governance and quality of releases. IBM’s commitment to OpenStack has grown as dramatically as the OpenStack Foundation itself, achieving a total of 13 core contributors, 85 total technical contributors and 1595 commits to the latest release of Havana alone.
With the OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong rapidly approaching, November 5-8, I was reflecting on what’s been accomplished and where we are going.