IT World: Citrix CloudStack Shifts to Single GPLv3 Flavor

"Just under 50 days after their acquisition of IaaS provider, Citrix has announced at VMworld today a new release of CloudStack, a release that will be completely open sourced.

This represents a significant shift away from CloudStack's previous method of deployment.'s cloud management software was previously released under the open core model, with an enterprise-level offering and an open source community model. With CloudStack 2.2.10, which was actually released last week, both product flavors are merged into one single free software opening, licensed under the GNU General Public License, version 3."

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Citrix supports the open source community via developer support and evangeslism. We have a number of developers and evangelists that participate actively in the open source community in Apache Cloudstack, OpenDaylight, Xen Project and XenServer. We also conduct educational activities via the Build A Cloud events held all over the world.