Why We’re Fighting for an Open Cloud

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http://www.linuxfoundation.org – A few months ago I announced a new Linux Foundation conference called CloudOpen built to spotlight and advance the conversation on the open projects, companies and technologies that make up cloud computing. I am pleased to announce the schedule today. In the process of recruiting speakers and sponsors, I spoke to dozens of amazing companies, both new and old, doing amazing things with the cloud. Two things became very clear to me:1. We are in an inflection point in the industry much like where we were in 1999/2000 when the economics of the technology industry changed due to open source softwar (General)