Silicon Valley Cloud Center

Cloud Computing is ...

"The point of cloud computing is to remove physical & human hurdles so you can have the technical agility to be successful" - Dave Nielsen, May 4th, 2011

The Cloud Center is ...

... a community co-working space with a functioning data center that we use to demonstrate Cloud Computing. You bring the requirements. We bring the community. Together we build solutions that work for the real world.

Our Mission is ...

... to bring the promise of cloud computing to the data center.

Our Goal is ...

... to be the fastest path to private cloud.

Our Promise is ...

... to support & fund projects that encourage innovation and keep the cloud open.

Both public & private Cloud Computing projects are included with a special focus on Platform-as-a-Service. Free co-working & server space is provided to deserving projects with funding from both hardware and software vendors. Free training is available to the public, both online and in-person."

How to participate:

  • Test a Private Cloud - Why set it up yourself when we've already done it. Whether its OpenStack, CloudStack, IBM Cloud or Abiquo, we've got the hardware and software setup and ready for you use. schedule an appointment, or just drop on in.

  • Setup your own Private Cloud - We have the hardware for you to setup & test your private Cloud.

  • Dev & Test - Whether its Crowbar, Workload Deployer

  • Setup your Startup - We have room for about 20 startups and are offering free office space for deserving startups.

  • Organize an Event - We have a training room and space for hackathons and unconferences.

  • PaaS Working Group - You can access measurable data to confirm that the service you requested was indeed provided.

  • We're Hiring - Are you a bad-ass Sys-Admin, or a Wicked Fast Developer? Join the team: part-time and full-time opportunities available.