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Inaugural Meetup of Washington D.C. OpenStack Group

(February 13, 2012)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/13/12 -- Piston Cloud Computing, Inc., the enterprise OpenStack company, today announced the inaugural 'OpenStack DC' meetup in Washington, D.C. on February 16th. Technologists, entrepreneurs, investors and government and corporate employees are encouraged to attend this free event to learn more about OpenStack, the world's leading open source cloud framework.

If you are interested in deploying a private, public and/or a hybrid cloud and are located in the Washington, D.C. metro area, you are invited to join the OpenStack D.C. community. At the meetup, Joshua McKenty, CEO of Piston Cloud and founding technical architect of NASA Nebula, will demonstrate OpenStack technology, and join community members in a discussion and Q&A around cloud computing and standards.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 7:00 PM

1328 Florida Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.

For more information or to register, please visit

About Piston Cloud Computing, Inc.
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. is the enterprise OpenStack™ company. Founded in early 2011 by technical team leads from NASA and Rackspace®, Piston Cloud's technology is built on OpenStack, the fastest-growing, massively scalable open source cloud framework. The company's core product, Piston Enterprise OS™ (pentOS™) is the first cloud operating system built on OpenStack, and is specifically focused on security and the easy operation of enterprise private cloud environments. Piston Cloud is based in San Francisco and funded by Hummer Winblad, True Ventures and Divergent Ventures. Visit Piston Cloud online at or follow them on twitter at @pistoncloud.

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