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From Wei ZHOU <>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache(R) CloudStack(R) v4.11 (LTS)
Date Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:04:48 GMT
Great job !

2018-02-12 12:33 GMT+01:00 Rohit Yadav <>:

> The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® CloudStack® v4.11
> Mature Open Source Enterprise Cloud platform powers billions of dollars in
> transactions for the world's largest Cloud providers.
> Wakefield, MA —12 February 2018— The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the
> all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open
> Source projects and initiatives, announced today Apache® CloudStack® v4.11,
> the latest version of the turnkey enterprise Cloud orchestration platform.
> Apache CloudStack is the proven, highly scalable, and easy-to-deploy IaaS
> platform used for rapidly creating private, public, and hybrid Cloud
> environments. Thousands of large-scale public Cloud providers and
> enterprise organizations use Apache CloudStack to enable billions of
> dollars worth of business transactions annually across their clouds.
> "This is another great release," said Wido den Hollander, Vice President of
> Apache CloudStack. "The community has worked very hard to develop great new
> features and many enhancements to CloudStack. Together we are making the
> project better every single day."
> Apache CloudStack v4.11 features more than 250 new capabilities, such as
> improved integration, stability, storage, networking support, and
> performance. Highlights include:
> new Host HA framework with an HA provider for KVM powered clouds;
> new certificate authority framework to support ongoing  work in container &
> application clusters;
> integration with Prometheus;
> a connector for Cloudian Hyperstore S3 storage;
> deeper integration with Nuage SDN; and
> Layer 2 Networking capabilities.
> The full list of new features can be found in the project release notes at
> release-notes/en/
> "This release has been driven by the people operating CloudStack clouds,”
> said Rohit Yadav, Apache CloudStack v4.11 Release Manager. "I would like to
> thank the contributors across all of these organizations for supporting
> this release, which reflects both the user-driven nature of our community
> and the Apache CloudStack project's commitment to continue to be the most
> stable, easily deployable, scalable Open Source platform for IaaS. Along
> with great new features, v4.11 brings several important structural changes
> such as better support for systemd and Java 8, migration to embedded Jetty,
> and a new and optimized Debian 9 based systemvm template."
> Apache CloudStack powers numerous elastic Cloud computing services,
> including solutions that have ranked as Gartner Magic Quadrant leaders.
> Highlighted in the Forrester Q4 2017 Enterprise Open Source Cloud Adoption
> report, Apache CloudStack "sits beneath hundreds of service provider
> clouds", including Fortune 5 multinational corporations. A list of known
> Apache CloudStack users are available at
> "Apache CloudStack release 4.11 has impressive new content," said Kris
> Sterckx, CloudStack development lead at Nuage Networks. "More than any
> previous release, v4.11 leverages the value of Nuage Networks SDN with
> Nuage 5.0 support, SDN managed networks, per-interface DHCP options support
> and automation support for migrating deployed Apache CloudStack clouds from
> traditional Linux bridge networking to SDN/OVS based networking."
> "At Interoute, we depend on Apache Cloudstack to help us deliver innovative
> and reliable IaaS services to our global customers," said Alex Mattioli,
> Chief Cloud Architect at Interoute. "The functionality in the 4.11 release
> shows that Cloudstack continues to be the most operator-focused IaaS
> platform available for large service providers, with a development
> community who are able to quickly develop what the market wants. Many of
> the features in this release have been created directly based on the needs
> of Interoute and our customers."
> "Apache CloudStack 4.11 continues to bring innovative features and
> functionality to market through collaborative Open Source development,"
> said Simon Weller, Director of Technology at Education Networks America.
> "We're particularly excited by the Host-HA framework, which brings a much
> greater level of hypervisor automation to KVM based service providers."
> "Feedback from our community helps us solve real-world problems and
> strengthens our development process," added den Hollander. "I look forward
> to Apache CloudStack users and developers continuing to work closely
> together to make future releases even better!"
> Catch Apache CloudStack in action 28 February 2018 at the German CloudStack
> Meetup in Frankfurt.
> Availability and Oversight
> Apache CloudStack software is released under the Apache License v2.0 and 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. For
> downloads, documentation, and ways to become involved with Apache
> CloudStack, visit and
> About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
> Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees more than 350
> leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server --the world's
> most popular Web server software. Through the ASF's meritocratic process
> known as "The Apache Way," more than 680 individual Members and 6,500
> Committers across six continents successfully collaborate to develop freely
> available enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users
> worldwide: thousands of software solutions are distributed under the Apache
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