February 3 is a major day for OpenStack. First, the OpenStack celebrates the Bexar code release, the second major code release since the initiative's launch. Then Citrix, a major OpenStack partner, adds support for VMware hypervisor. And lastly, Cisco puts its support behind OpenStack, a major boost to the initiative.
Come March 8, Rackspace launches Cloud Builders, an OpenStack-based services, support and training unit within Rackspace.
And on March 31, Dell, Equinix and Rackspace team up to launch a cloud demonstration and test environment around the open source OpenStack cloud initiative.