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[Foundation Board] New Workday Case Study & Sydney Summit, Hackathon Information

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OpenStack Marketing Bulletin
October 10, 2017

New case study: OpenStack at Workday
Workday has been a very visible member of the OpenStack community for years. Now, a case study is available that details how and why Workday uses OpenStack for both development and customer-facing production applications and services. Workday customers around the world use services deployed on OpenStack. This SaaS on OpenStack case study provides details on Workday’s phased migration in every datacenter, high availability architecture and vendors, CI/CD workflow, current applications and future plans, and quantified benefits.

Workday included their OpenStack story in the keynotes at Workday Rising, reaching thousands of their customers. The case study is suitable for local and industry events in every region. Please help drive readers by linking to these assets and amplifying the OpenStack social media.

Have a customer case study you would like to share? Contact

OpenStack Summit Sydney
Register now before prices increase again Friday, October 20th at 11:59pm Pacific Time
Official Summit Schedule - hear from Insurance Australia Group (IAG), American Airlines, the CIO of AT&T and more!
Visa Information - All non-Australian residents will need a visa (this includes USA passport holders)
Explore what Sydney has to offer with our city guide!
Thank you to our Summit sponsors!

OpenStack Hackathon - Sydney
Join us on Nov 3-5 2017 in Sydney, the weekend prior to the Summit, for Australia’s first OpenStack application hackathon. This 3-day event is organized by local OpenStack community members and welcomes students and professionals to hack-up-the stack using application orchestration tools like OpenShift, Cloudify, and Agave on top of OpenStack. The winning teams will be showcased at the Sydney Summit.

If you are interested in sponsoring, packages are still available
As an individual, you can support Hackathon teams by becoming a mentor
Hackers are invited to join as an individual or as part of a team. Sign up now and get ready to compete for some big prizes!

Smart City Cloud OpenStack Hackathon: Connecting people and the environment for the well-being of society. (December 1-3, 2017)

The theme of Smart City was chosen for the OpenStack Hackathon Rio to create smart cities through cloud applications that interconnect people with environment for the well-being of society. The main goal of this hackathon is to develop the OpenStack community in Rio de Janeiro and Brazil and promote entrepreneurship for the construction of innovative solutions to improve the well-being of people in the cities.

If you are interested in attending or being a sponsor, please visit:

OpenStack at CloudNativeCon/KubeCon in Austin, TX (December 6-8)
If you weren’t able to attend the brainstorm meeting last week, you can find the notes in this etherpad If you would like to be involved in pre-event content creation, on-site coordination or promotion, please email

Upcoming OpenStack Days
For more information about attending or sponsoring any of these events, please visit
Oct 17: Istanbul, Turkey
Oct 18-19: Copenhagen, Denmark
Oct 19: Ottawa, Canada
Nov 21: Paris, France
Dec 8-9: Berlin, Germany

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