Global cloud services provider, OVHcloud joins Open Invention Network. The engagement will strengthen the ecosystem, by supporting a world-class open source innovation community. The company also states that by joining the OIN, OVHcloud contributes more to the open-source community and therefore protects its open ecosystem, on which it always relied to build more flexible and cost-effective solutions to support the evolution of its users’ needs.
Trust and working together
According to the announcement, OVHcloud encourages a whole ecosystem of advocates to collaborate, innovate, and deliver to open communities. OVHcloud decided to join OIN to accelerate its open innovation strategy, in accordance with the company’s trust and working together values, and its product values of transparency, reversibility, and interoperability.
The company also committed to licensing the OIN community with its current and future Linux System patent portfolio, to be able to promote open innovation and preserve the open community. Miroslaw Klaba, Co-Founder & VP of Engineering, OVHcloud, said,
“Over its 21 years existence, OVHcloud has developed a strong vision on how innovation is critical to empower cloud users, with a relentless effort to base it upon open source and open standards. Joining OIN is a strong asset, in order to keep developing our open innovation roadmap and taking it to the community. By building an open cloud, OVHcloud wants to allow everyone to innovate freely and securely!”