Collaboration and a keen interest in technical excellence are core to VMware's values. VMware actively engages with the Open Source community through contributions to existing projects as well as developing, releasing, and leading new open source projects and initiatives.

                            

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Dirk Hohndel, VP, Open Source Officer, VMware

Why Open Source is vital to today’s modern IT enterprise strategy.

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SPOTLIGHT 

Stepping it Up – VMware Joins Linux Foundation Board

VMware’s Dirk Hohndel returns to his roots with his election to the Linux Foundation board. Photo courtesy of the Linux Foundation.

VMware open sources vSphere Automation SDKs

Java and Perl join the vSphere Automation SDKs on Github.

FOUNDATION MEMBERSHIPS 

VMware is proud to support a wide variety of technical and advocacy organizations including:

Linux Foundation

A non-profit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux, and promoting standardization and technical collaboration.

Cloud Native Computing Foundation

The foundation is advancing the development of cloud native technology and services by creating a new set of common container technologies.

Cloud Foundry

Cloud Foundry is the global industry standard Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) open source technology with a thriving ecosystem.

OpenStack Foundation

Promotes the global development, distribution and adoption of the OpenStack cloud operating system.

Open Network Automation Project

An open source project that enables efficient delivery of end-to-end services across Network Function Virtualization (NFV) Infrastructure as well as Software Defined Network (SDN) and legacy network services.

OPNFV

A project focused on accelerating NFV's evolution through an integrated, open platform.

Open Container Initiative

A lightweight, open governance structure (project) to create open industry standards around container formats and runtime.

Core Infrastructure Initiative

Funds and supports free and open-source software projects that are critical to the functioning of the Internet and other major information systems.

Hyperledger Project

An open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies.

GETTING STARTED 

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