April 2011 Newsletter
Thank you for your on-going support,
No new members since the last newsletter.
05 Apr 11: JOnAS 5.2.0 available (Posted by: sauthieg)
The Technology Council has accepted two new projects in incubation.
CONTRAIL: an EU-FP7 funded project that aims to design, implement, evaluate and promote an open source computational cloud wherein users have unlimited access to shared resources.
Nuxeo: provides a modular, extensible Java-based open source software platform for enterprise content management (ECM) and packaged applications for document management, digital asset management and case management.
In The Cloud Conference
Great OW2 Village at the In The Cloud conference with two video projections and lots of visitors. Highlights of the event include, among others, a preview of the CompatibleOne project (press release here) and our now ritual wine and cheese party. More.
OW2 Programming Contest
The 2011 OW2 programming contest is off to a good start with 32 topic proposals. Due to popular demand, we had extended the deadline until April 2. If you are late, write to Alex, maybe he'll be able to squeeze in another couple of topics?. More
Open Source Cloudware Initiative Workshops
OpenStack Design Summit and Conference
We will present the OW2 Open Source Cloudware initiative and the CompatibleOne project at the next OpenStack Design Summit and Conference. We'll be meeting members and potential members in the Silicon Valley while we are there, join us if you can. More .
Meetings in Germany
We are organizing presentation meetings in Berlin and Munich. Many thanks to Fraunhofer FOKUS for the support in the Berlin stage of this roadshow. More.
OW2 presentation in Portugese
Our appreciation to Board Member Rafael Marins who did a great job at translating the OW2 coporate presentation into Portugese. We'll be using it in our meetings in Brazil. Download the presentation from our marketing resources page here.
In the OW2 business ecosystem
Congratulations to OW2 Corporate Member BonitaSoft for the "Best Modelling Tool" award received at EclipseCon 2011. More .
We have received confirmation of OW2 Java Licensee status. More details on the IT infrastructure page here.
OW2 General Assembly
The General Assembly was held on March 9, 2011; the full Management Office report as delivered by the CEO is published here.
OW2 Election: Individual Members, please vote!
We have nine Corporate Members representative candidates for nine seats. They will be elected automatically. Only Individual Members need to vote this year. If you are a registered OW2 Individual Member, please vote here.
Board of Directors
The next meeting of the board of directors will be held on May 10, 9:30am-12:00pm. Check out the board page here.
We are working with our members in Brazil on organizing an OW2 presence at FISL 2011, June 29-July 2, and a series of OW2 presentations and meetings in several major cities, July 4-8.
This year again, OW2 will be at OSCON, one of our favorite open source events, July 25-29. We will be showing off the Open Source Cloudware initiative and our collaborative projects CHOReOS and CompatibleOne.
Open Source Week in BeijingAfter the success of the OW2 Open Source Corporate Networking meeting in Beijing last September, we are launching the Beijing Open Source Week in October 10-17, 2011. Please check out the agenda here.
OW2 Annual Conference
The 2011 OW2 Annual Conference will be held November 23-24, in Paris. We are now actively seeking an attractive venue at an affordable price for 300 attendees. Your suggestions will be greatly appreciated.