New OpenStack training classes, Red Hat’s bottom line and more in this week’s roundup.

Here’s the news from the OpenStack world you won’t want to miss — the musings, polemics and questions posed by the larger community.

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In case you missed it

OpenStack – you can’t innovate on retreads

"OpenStack isn’t an alternative cloud product or infrastructure with a lower TCO to proprietary solutions, it’s about adopting a new delivery model for IT. OpenStack is innovation, enabling companies to build operational capabilities and technology models that don’t exist today through technology and cultural pragmatism," says Aptira’s David Napier, technical business development manager.

Red Hat CEO Optimistic on OpenStack Revenue Opportunity

"We expect the growing adoption of these technologies, like Middleware, the RHEL OpenStack platform, OpenShift, cloud management and storage, to continue to drive revenue growth," Red Hat CFO Frank Calderoni told Sean Michael Kerner.

Red Hat’s earnings and what they mean for the future of OpenStack dominated the news this week, there were over 125 Google news articles on it… and almost as many opinions as articles…

[Technical Committee Highlights(http://www.openstack.org/blog/2015/09/technical-committee-highlights-september-25-2015/)]
This update covers topics including: the code of conduct, accepting new programming languages, and a cross-project track for the Mitaka summit…

Industry watch

In other Red Hat news:
Red Hat Announces New OpenStack Training and Certification Offerings

From the presser: Two new service offerings include an IT engineer-level OpenStack certification, Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) in Red Hat OpenStack, and accompanying exam, Red Hat Certified Engineer in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX310) as well as an IT engineer-level course, Red Hat OpenStack Administration III (CL310).

If you’re interested in OpenStack training – check out the other courses offered in the OpenStack Training Marketplace.

[Overstock.com Selects OpenStack and Midokura for Network Virtualization]
(http://www.midokura.com/press-releases/overstock-selects-openstack-and-midokura-for-network-virtualization/)

From the presser: "Overstock.com has recently augmented the physical infrastructure that supports its flagship ecommerce operations with an on premise OpenStack cloud. The retail giant selected Midokura as its network virtualization technology of choice due to its effectiveness with OpenStack and because it was so impressed with the caliber and dedication of Midokura engineers around the globe. The same engineers that build MidoNet and contribute to OpenStack Neutron have the added goal of delighting customers, merely satisfying is not enough."

More on Overstock.com and OpenStack in Superuser’s feature story.

Huawei announces OpenStack-based cloud OS and disaster recovery service

Chinese networking giant Huawei has unveiled a new enterprise-grade cloud-based operating system, FusionSphere 6.0, which will run entirely on open source standards

Cloud chatter

The two new service offerings include an IT engineer-level OpenStack certification, Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) in Red Hat OpenStack, and accompanying exam, Red Hat Certified Engineer in Red Hat OpenStack exam (EX310) as well as an IT engineer-level course, Red Hat OpenStack Administration III (CL310).

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