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Kate Innes
PR Account Director, Zonic Group
Phone UK: +44 (0) 7825 395 038
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Email: kinnes@ZonicGroup.com

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OpenCloud Connect Elects New Board

London, 25th November 2015
The board of OpenCloud Connect (OCC) the open source movement which is the driving force behind a new wave of network innovation and higher levels of industry collaboration, has approved its 2015-2016 Board of Directors, and reaffirmed its mission to advance vendor-neutral industry standards for cloud connectivity.

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Tomorrow’s OpenCloud today

Los Angeles, CA, USA. March 24th 2015
The eagerly awaited OpenCloud Reference Architecture has been circulating since February amongst OpenCloud Connect (OCC) members and appropriate standards development bodies. We are therefore delighted to announce today that this 104 page document is now available for free download. What’s more, the OCC’s OpenCloud Project Test Bed, based on the OpenCloud Reference Architecture, will be seen in action at Interop Las Vegas April 28th to 30th on booth #608, in a dynamic demonstration of OpenCloud service provision across multiple networks and equipment from many different vendors.

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Announcing OpenCloud Connect

March 17th, Los Angeles, CA, USA

OpenCloud Connect (OCC) is the new title adopted by the CloudEthernet Forum (CEF) announced today by its president, James Walker - along with details of the formation of a new committee. With close co-operation across a very broad spectrum of cloud stakeholders, the CEF and its members’ needs have evolved rapidly since its launch in May 2013, and the name change is a reflection of that dynamic growth as James Walker explains.

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Small cats purr, large cats roar

November 19th, Washington DC, USA

A new competition “The Clouded Leopards Den” has been launched today at GEN14, not only to identify potential winners among early and mid-stage cloud computing start-ups but also to accelerate their opportunity for success by providing high-level exposure to media, analysts, VC’s and IT leaders, ....

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First chance to witness OpenCloud Project in action

May 21st, Santa Clara, CA, USA

CEF “open day”, July 28th, includes technology showcase, discussions and networking opportunities with OCP leaders, face to face and online...

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Cloud leaders collaborate on OpenCloud Project

July 28st, Santa Clara, CA, USA

Today Comcast, Verizon and Tata will host the first meeting of the OpenCloud Project, a live test environment that forms the basis for a revolution in the validation of end-to-end interoperability for cloud, datacenter and network services....

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First chance to witness OpenCloud Project in action

May 21st, Santa Clara, CA, USA

CEF “open day”, July 28th, includes technology showcase, discussions and networking opportunities with OCP leaders, face to face and online...

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Leading Industry Groups Create the ‘Open Cloud Project’

March 31st 2014, Interop Las Vegas:

The CloudEthernet Forum (CEF) and MEF today announced the creation of the CEF ‘Open Cloud Project.’ The Open Cloud Project will focus on creating an open test and iterative standards development program for service providers, industry vendors and over-the-top (OTT) cloud service providers...

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CloudEthernet Forum announces CloudE 1.0 framework

March 31st 2014, Interop Las Vegas:

James Walker, President, CloudEthernet Forum (CEF) announced today that the CEF is starting the vital work on defining the CloudE 1.0 standards...

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CEF picks industry leaders

March 10th 2014, Mountain View, California:

Following his announcement of the “Five Fundamentals” to be prioritized for the Cloud, James Walker, President, CloudEthernet Forum (CEF)...

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The Five Fundamentals of CloudEthernet

November 20th, CEF Regional Members’ Meeting, Singapore:

CEF President outlines priorities for action...

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CloudEthernet Forum lines up its targets

September 26th, 2013, Mountain View, California, USA:

White paper spells out challenges and priorities for action.

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CloudEthernet Forum hits ground running

September 16th, 2013, Los Angeles, California, USA:

Key officers, technical priorities and activities for the year announced

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Industry moves to enhance Ethernet for the Cloud

May 23rd, 2013, Mountain View, California, USA:

Launched today, the CloudEthernet Forum addresses the specific issues of scaling and applying suitable Ethernet services to meet the stringent demands of delivering cloud services.

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