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VMware, Intel, and NEC All to Join OpenStack

The Foundation already numbers AT&T, Canonical, HP, Rackspace, IBM, Nebula, Red Hat, and SUSE as its Platinum members

At its first full Board of Directors meeting, due to be held Tuesday August 28th, The OpenStack Foundation will be considering among other things applications from VMware, Intel, and NEC to become Gold Members of the foundation.

They would be joining prior Gold Members like Cisco, Dell, NetApp and Yahoo! The Foundation already numbers AT&T, Canonical, HP, Rackspace, IBM, Nebula, Red Hat, and SUSE as its Platinum members.

The VMware application form [PDF] is personally signed by VMware CTO Steve Herrod (pictured below).



VMware CTO Steve Herrod keynoting at 1st Cloud Expo in Silicon Valley in 2008

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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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