Cloud, Open Source, OpenStack & Internet Memberships

Strategic Organizations

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CONSULTED is highly active and participatory within industry organizations and associations for cloud and open source.  We believe involvement is imperative in gaining knowledge and developing alliances serve to develop and refine our strategies, solutions and services to benefit our partners and the business communities in which we associate.  In turn, other organizations and associations gain from our experience and expertise.

Creating Best-In-Technology-Solutions ("BITS") is a primary CONSULTED objective; we believe in working with industry organizations and adhering to standards wherever possible to provide the highest value to our partners. Where standards and organizations do not exist, CONSULTED assists in working to create them. To follow is more information about the organizations and industry standards bodies that CONSULTED proudly participates in and supports; we encourage your joining and participation as well!

Organization & Association Memberships

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CLOUD STANDARDS CUSTOMER COUNCIL 2015 The Cloud Standards Customer Council is an end user advocacy group dedicated to accelerating cloud's successful adoption, and drilling down into the standards, security and interoperability issues surrounding the transition to the cloud.
OPEN INVENTION NETWORK 2015  The Open Invention Network (OIN) is a defensive patent pool and community of patent non-aggression which enables freedom of action in Linux.
THE OPENSTACK FOUNDATION 2013 The OpenStack Foundation promotes the development, distribution and adoption of the OpenStack cloud operating system.
THE OPEN CLOUD CONSORTIUM 2012 The Open Cloud Consortium (OCC) is a not for profit that manages and operates cloud computing infrastructure to support scientific, medical, health care and environmental research.
OPEN GOVERNMENT DATA 2012
THE OPEN SOURCE INITIATIVE 2011 The Open Source Initiative (OSI) is a global non-profit that supports and promotes the open source movement.
THE LINUX FOUNDATION 2011  The Linux Foundation is a non-profit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux.
OPEN GRID FORUM 2011 OGF Is an open global community committed to driving the rapid evolution and adoption of advanced applied distributed computing, including cloud, grid and associated storage, networking and workflow methods.
THE OPEN CLOUD COMPUTING INTERFACE 2011 The Open Cloud Computing Interface comprises a set of open community-lead specifications delivered through the Open Grid Forum.
THE OPEN INTERNET 2011  
OPEN GOVERNMENT PARTNERSHIP 2011  
DISTRIBUTED MANAGEMENT TASK FORCE 2010 The DMTF is an industry standards organization working to simplify the manageability of network-accessible technologies through open and collaborative efforts by leading technology companies.
THE INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM 2009 The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) serves to bring people together from various stakeholder groups as equals, in discussions on public policy issues relating to the Internet.

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