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OpenStack Reaches Milestone With Launch Of Foundation

Brandon Butler | Network World | September 19, 2012

Sept. 19, 2012 will go down as a big day for OpenStack... Read More »

Organizing Open Source Efforts at NASA

Rikki Endsley | Linux.com | January 12, 2012

Eshagh says that the idea behind the NASA code site is to highlight the Linux and open source projects at NASA. "We believe that the future is open," he says. Although NASA uses a broad array of technology, Linux is the default system and has found its way into both space and operational systems.

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OSCON 2013 is a Wrap!

OSCON 2013 wrapped up last week.  A good time was had by all. Time to start planning to attend OSCON 2014. It is going to be held next July 20-24, 2014, in Portland, Oregon. Now in its 15th year, O'Reilly's Open Source Convention (OSCON) is where all of the pieces of the 'open source' puzzle come together for developers, innovators, business people, and investors. Read More »

OSEHRA 2017: Microsoft, OpenStack, IBM Support VistA in the Cloud

This year’s OSEHRA 2017 Open Source Summit proved to be another major milestone in the transition from locked-in vendor-controlled health information technology to an open solutions approach. One of the major news stories at the summit was the decision by Microsoft to join OSEHRA and collaborate with the Open Health community. Another major presentation was that of Martin Rice, Director of the Division of State System for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Clyneice Chaney, Principal Systems Engineer. In their presentation (video* and PowerPoint*), Rice and Chaney described how CMS is transitioning to an open/modular approach to State Medicaid IT systems.

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OSEHRA 2018 Open Source Summit Dates Announced

Press Release | OSEHRA | January 12, 2018

The Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) is pleased to announce that it will host its 7th Annual Open Source Summit: The Open Road for Government Innovation from Wednesday, July 18 through Friday, July 20, 2018 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. This year’s three-day Summit will highlight open source initiatives across Federal and State agencies, and the increasing level of public-private partnership in major programs. Read More »

OSEHRA 2018: Calling all Abstracts for the OSEHRA Summit

Press Release | OSEHRA | March 15, 2018

Plans for our 7th Annual Summit, The Open Road for Government Innovation, are well underway! This year's event will be held from July 18 - 20, 2018 and the Program Committee is looking forward to receiving an abundance of abstracts from the community. All are invited to participate and submit their proposals for presentation, poster, and/or roundtable discussion. All submissions are due no later than Friday, April 13, 2018.

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Predictions 2012 – The View From an Open Source Foundation

Paula Hunter | Open Source Delivers | January 11, 2012

Projects aimed at improving health IT will continue to spark interest, and those funded and fostered at the government level have the best chance of widespread adoption. Some of the largest healthcare initiatives are open source, and funded at the federal level for several years to come. Thus they can ride out the financial and regulatory uncertainty currently plaguing our HC industry. I do expect that on the back end of these projects there is great commercial opportunity.

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Q&A: Adrian Gardner, CIO, NASA Goddard Flight Center

Joe McKendrick | SmartPlanet | August 23, 2012

In recent times, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been actively pursuing new, more powerful and cost-effective ways to deliver its vast amounts of data across its networks of scientists and engineers, as well as share its discoveries with the rest of the world. That’s why the space agency has been aggressively adopting the cloud model... Read More »

Rackspace and NASA Donate Code for Open Source Cloud Platform

Tom Jowitt | Tech Week Europe | July 19, 2011

Rackspace Hosting this morning has officially launched OpenStack, an open-source cloud platform that it hopes will drive the uptake of cloud apps, prevent vendor lock-in and encourage cloud interoperability. Read More »

Rackspace Attacks Amazon With New Cloudy Clones

Timothy Prickett Morgan | The Register | April 15, 2013

Look out, Amazon Web Services. Rackspace is cloning its own cloudy service – and to quote Jimi Hendrix's Foxy Lady, it's "comin' to getcha." Read More »

Rackspace CEO: 'We're Playing a Different Game' than Amazon

Derrick Harris | GigaOM | July 31, 2012

The Rackspace Cloud is now based fully on the open source OpenStack platform. I recently spoke with CEO Lanham Napier, who discussed how his company doesn’t necessarily see Amazon Web Services as a direct competitor, and how OpenStack is changing his company’s entire business. Read More »

Rackspace Finally Goes Public with OpenStack Cloud Servers

Sean Michael Kerner | ServerWatch | August 1, 2012

Rackspace customers can now, at long last, benefit from the open source OpenStack project. Rackspace today announced the general availability of its Cloud Servers powered by OpenStack technology. Read More »

Rackspace Hands Over Keys To Open Source Cloud

Klint Finley | Wired | September 19, 2012

When Rackspace and NASA started OpenStack — a collection of open source tools for building Amazon-style clouds in any data center — Rackspace shouldered the responsibility for organizing the community. Read More »

Rackspace Launches OpenStack Amazon Cloud Rival

Tom Brewster | TechWeekEurope | August 1, 2012

Rackspace announced today it is going to make its OpenStack-based cloud services open to European businesses this August, as it looks to offer an alternative to popular proprietary clouds like that of Amazon Web Services. Read More »

Red Hat Chief Jim Whitehurst: Open Source Is Spurring Innovation

Richard Saintvilus | TheStreet | December 19, 2014

Customers around the world are changing their perceptions about open-source technology, making it more mainstream, and open source is driving innovation at enterprise and cloud services giant Red Hat (RHT) , according to its president and chief executive Jim Whitehurst...

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