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IBM's Angel Diaz: 3 Projects Creating User-Driven Standards for the Open Cloud

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http://www.linuxfoundation.org – To seasoned software standards expert Angel Diaz, today’s effort to create interoperability in the cloud is reminiscent of the mid-90s when HTTP emerged as a state-of-the-art technology. Every application server had to do that same function but there was no standard, he said. And so IBM helped create Apache web server software and the standard code for building web pages. “We want that same phenomenon to occur in the cloud,” said Diaz, vice president of software standards and cloud at IBM. “That’s why IBM is one of the pioneering sponsors of the OpenStack Foundation. “We’re kind (General)