On March 3, the OpenStack Foundation board of directors met in New York for an all-day marathon to discuss the future of OpenStack and identify market trends and opportunities. After a brief discussion about the need to shore up core OpenStack so that compute, storage, and networking functionality work reliably, the group of more than 20 broke into four separate sub-groups to discuss the Internet of Things (IoT) and NFV, containers and developer tools, public and hybrid clouds, and product management/the Product Working group.OpenStack Foundation
The Vancouver Summit is now only 56 days away, and the full schedule is now live. In addition, OpenStack Kilo has reached milestone 3 in advance of its late April release.communitysummit
SUSE has rebranded its OpenStack server to reflect the DefCore initiative, upgrading it to Juno and adding support for Hadoop and MapR through Sahara.
OpenStack is meant to be pluggable; you should be able to swap out components as necessary (or desired). Normally, we're talking about hardware--as long as you have the proper drivers, you can use pretty much any hardware to run your OpenStack cloud--but it also applies to additional systems such as Software Defined Networking components.ContrailjuniperJuniper networksMirantis OpenStackMOSNetworkingneutronOpencontrail