OpenStack Building a Platform Ecosystem

PORTLAND – In July 2010 at the OSCON conference here in Portland, Rackspace joined with NASA to launch the open source OpenStack project. At the time there was some skepticism that the effort would succeed.

Nearly three years later, thousands of users and developers have gathered in Portland at the OpenStack summit to prove the naysayers wrong.

“We’re obviously building something that is growing and big with lots of contribution around it,” Jonathan Bryce, executive director of the OpenStack Foundation, said during his keynote presentation.

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Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.

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