OpenStack and its potential
impacts on developing countries
Hong Kong OpenStack Summit
Nguyen The Trung
DTT CEO and
VFOSSA, Ho Chi Minh, Danang city, Ministry of Transportation, Health, Statistics
Companies: Netnam, VNG, DTT …
90 millions people, 50% below 30 years old.
Fastest growing mobile users in the world.
OpenStack's vision in Vietnam
The OpenStack Open Source Cloud Mission: to produce the
ubiquitous Open Source Cloud Computing platform that will meet
the needs of public and private clouds regardless of size, by being
simple to implement and massively scalable.
To power Vietnam economy growth with Open
Source OpenStack cloud technologies that
Vietnamese can openly collaborate and
innovate with global partners and friends.
Viet OpenStack facts
Start date : 29/11/2012
Members: about 300
Active: about 100
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How are we growing
Steadily getting attention from
ISP, Universities, Government,
Ho Chi Minh City
- 5 meet ups since 11/2012
- participate in 2 national
- Organize VFOSSA Summer
of Code project in OpenStack
Government and Students
This is not just about
technologies, it’s an attempt to
build a community in Vietnam
that has no difference from the
world in terms of mission, spirit
Ho Chi Minh City
Hence the Culture
Trust: who reach out first.
Collaboration: Open ><
Innovation: Strategic &
Disruptive >< Tactical &
Motivation: from with-in ><
How to sustain and growth
Community governance: DTT hands over the community to run by itself ( In progress),
More meetups, new website.
Gain more mindshare: Work with Influencers to ensure the community continued to gain
Government agencies: outreach to all CIOs, CTOs
Association: join various association: VFOSSA, HCA, DSA …
Users out reach:
2 government agencies – production before Atlanta Summit
2 ISP case studies – in progress, production before Atlanta Summit
2 Financial & enterprises case studies – to be done
Public Test Cloud:
The first OpenStack test cloud to be launched in Q1, 2014
Universities and students:
Develop a Vietnamese training curriculumn
More meet ups in university
The board to set some strategy for developing countries that:
Take into account of delayed awareness versus commercials driven forces
Set to solve some big practical problem for developing countries
Help to spread the OpenStack culture, multiply and adapting to local culture
Have someone dedicated for this.
The user committee / marketing to have some plan for:
Gaining mindshare from potential users at developing countries
Survey why users leave OpenStack for others
Websites in other languages
The community in general to set some outreach program for developing
Have a volunteers hub
World tour of OpenStack VIPs
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