From the Chairman of OpenStack Foundation

Alan Clark

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I've spent the past few years looking at clouds on the ground and in the air. On the ground, I'm immersed in OpenStack's global innovation and momentum. Doing so involves lots of time in the air, looking at literal clouds as I fly around the world talking with OpenStack developers, community members and users. Yet most of my conversations don't reside in the clouds. They reside squarely in reality, as users want clear answers on how OpenStack-based solutions can help with their everyday challenges. I'm fortunate to spend my time talking about the critical issues that matter, which often differs from the political, technical and governance issues we read about more frequently. OpenStack's new users have helped me define three OpenStack characteristics - a reality cloud - that consists of the key elements that users are demanding, implementing and experiencing with th... (more)