Vapor IO Joins Open Data Center Alliance to Accelerate the Development of Non-Proprietary Data Center Technologies

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Apr 13, 2016
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Vapor IO will lend its expertise in open source data center solutions to help further the growth of a new data center ecosystem

AUSTIN, Texas & PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vapor IO, provider of the world’s first intelligent, hyper modular data center solution, and Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA), the global organization dedicated to advancing the adoption of interoperable solutions and services for cloud computing, today announced that Vapor IO, has joined the ODCA.With its fresh perspective and goal of modernizing today’s data centers, Vapor IO will complement the ODCA by helping to advance new universal requirements for the data center marketplace. Vapor IO’s expertise in developing open source platforms/solutions with which vendors can create innovative new data center infrastructure solutions, will support the ODCA’s goal of speeding the migration to cloud computing through a global ecosystem built on openness and interoperability.

“Vapor IO is an important addition to the ODCA. Their expertise and the collaboration they’ve already developed within the ecosystem will be integral to furthering our efforts,” said George Goodman, Executive Director of ODCA. “We welcome Vapor IO and anticipate they will have much to offer in terms of new innovations and ideas for standards and models to help drive cloud adoption.”

Vapor IO is the creator of Open Data Center Runtime Environment (OpenDCRE), which is the world’s first open source, intelligent, data center devops platform dedicated to the physical components in the data center. OpenDCRE is designed to simplify data center infrastructure communication, and is an open alternative to competing proprietary rack scale infrastructure, eliminating vendor lock-in.

“We feel we are completely aligned with the ODCA and their mission, and as such we are very excited to join this organization,” said Cole Crawford, founder and CEO of Vapor IO. “We look forward to working together with the members of the ODCA to spur the growth and development of an entire ecosystem based on new, innovative open solutions for the data center that interoperate and eliminate gratuitous differentiation.”

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About Vapor IO

Vapor IO provides the industry’s first intelligent, hyper modular data center solution. Significantly lowering capex and opex costs when building and running data driven data centers, Vapor IO provides an integrated solution to integration problems. Eliminating complex structures and parking lot data centers, Vapor IO offers a true intelligence platform for any data center workload. For additional information, please visit

About The Open Data Center Alliance

The Open Data Center AllianceSM is an independent consortium of global IT members who are providing a unified customer-driven vision for long-term data center and cloud computing requirements. ODCA brings together global Enterprise IT and Solution Providers to identify enterprise IT requirements for cloud adoption, develop usage models to help organizations quickly integrate cloud services and share experiences.

More information about ODCA publications and membership can be found at the organization’s website at


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