Open Source Cloudware Initiative
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OW2 Open Source Cloudware initiativeOCEAN, AppHub and OCCIware collaborative projects are direct results of the OW2 Open Source Cloudware initiative.
Open Source Cloudware initiative is a joint effort of 30 partners from Brazil, China, Europe and USAActiveEon, BonitaSoft, BUAA, Bull, Cohesive FT, CVIC, Ecole Mines Nantes, Edifixio, Engineering, Fraunhofer Fokus, GSIA, Ingres, Inria, Institut Telecom, ISCAS, Jaspersoft, Konsultex, Neociclo, NUDT, O-Engine, Orange Labs, PKU, PetalsLink, Prologue, ScalAgent, Talend, Technical University Berlin, Thales, UCM, Unifor, UTT, UShareSoft, USP, XWiki All sharing the same goals:
For openness and freedom in the Cloud, feel free to join us!Open Source Cloudware initiative is open to everyone i.e. OW2 members and non OW2 members from industry, academy or SMEs and to other related open source projects which may enter in synergy with OW2's initiative. Our goal is to build a common vision of what should be an open cloud based on open source and open standards, and to develop key software technologies according to an R&D agenda collaboratively defined. will introduce the ideas and rationales which supported the creation of this initiative, the technological elements composing the bedrock of this initiative and the envisioned roadmap for the coming months.
Why the OW2 Open Source Cloudware initiativeMid-March 2010, the Technology Council and the Board of Directors agreed that Cloud Computing represents a strategic opportunity for OW2. We started an internal discussion, code named JetStream and we decided to launch a new Initiative dedicated to combining our open souce software cloud-oriented community assets. On May 5, 2010, we announce the OW2 Open Source Cloudware initiative. Open Source Cloudware initiative (OSCi) is lead by OW2 Strategic Members Bull, France Telecom and INRIA. OSCi is a joint effort set up to help define the future of open source cloud computing:
How to take part in the Open Source Cloudware initiativeNow that the initiative is launched, the leaders invite OW2 members and non-members alike to take part in the Initiative by submitting contributions. The protocol for initializing your participation in the Open Source Cloudware initiative is as follows: 1. Subscribe to the mailing list: send an email to sympa AT 00od.com with the following subject: SUBscribe cloud-initiative YourName 2. When subscribed, send an email to the list cloud-initiative AT 00od.com with the following information:
BenefitsThe OW2 Open Source Cloudware initiative offers a number of benefits to the partners:
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