Mature, easy-to-deploy Open Source Cloud computing software platform
boasts improved efficiency and performance.
The Apache CloudStack project announced the immediate availability of
Apache CloudStack v4.4.3, the latest version of the turnkey Open
Source cloud computing software platform used for creating private-,
public-, and hybrid cloud environments.
Apache CloudStack clouds enable billions of dollars’ worth of business
transactions annually across their clouds, and its maturity and
stability has led it to has become the Open Source platform for many
service providers to set up on-demand, elastic public cloud computing
services, as well as enterprises and others to set up a private or
hybrid cloud for use by their own employees.
“While working hard on a new release we managed to backport many
stabilizing fixes to this maintenance release. Both for 4.5 and the
next version work is going hard and I am happy that we managed to
bring out this fix release for users of prior versions.”
Daan Hoogland, member of the Apache CloudStack Project Management
Committee and release manager for version 4.4.
Lauded by Gartner Group, CloudStack includes an intuitive user
interface and rich APIs for managing the compute, networking,
software, and storage infrastructure resources.
CloudStack v4.4.3 reflects dozens of fixes
A complete overview of all new enhancements can be found in the
project release notes at
CloudStack has been used by thousands of organizations worldwide and
is in use/production at Alcatel-Lucent, Autodesk, BT Cloud, China
Telecom, DATACAENTER Services, DataPipe, Edmunds.com, Exoscale,
GreenQloud, Hokkaido University, IDC Frontier, Ikoula, KDDI, KT/Korea
Telecom, LeaseWeb, NTT, Orange, PCextreme, Schuberg Philis, Shopzilla,
Slovak Telekom, SunGard AS, Taiwan Mobile, Tata, Trader Media Group,
TomTom, University of Melbourne, University of Sao Paolo, Verizon,
WebMD and Zynga, among others.
CloudStack originated at Cloud.com, which was acquired by Citrix in
2011. CloudStack was submitted to the Apache Incubator in April 2012
and graduated as an Apache Software Foundation Top-level Project in
CloudStack v4.4.3 is available immediately as a free download from
Apache CloudStack software is released under the Apache License v2.0.
Governance and Oversight
Apache CloudStack is overseen by a self-selected team of active
contributors to the project. A Project Management Committee (PMC)
guides the Project’s day-to-day operations, including community
development and product releases.
Apache CloudStack welcomes contribution and community participation
through mailing lists as well as attending face-to-face MeetUps,
developer trainings, and user events. Catch CloudStack in action at
the CloudStack Days
CloudStack Days Tokyo 2015, 2nd June 2015,
CloudStack Days Seattle 2015 , 20th August 2015,
CloudStack Collaboration Conference 2015 in Dublin, 8th and 9th of
October 2015, http://cloudstackcollab.org