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The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® CloudStack® v4.13

Mature Open Source Enterprise Cloud platform powers billions of dollars in transactions for the world's largest Cloud providers.

Wakefield, MA - 24 Sept 2019. The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today Apache® CloudStack® v4.13, the latest version of the turnkey enterprise Cloud orchestration platform.

Apache CloudStack is the proven, highly scalable, and easy-to-deploy IaaS platform used for rapidly creating private, public, and hybrid Cloud environments. Thousands of large-scale public Cloud providers and enterprise organizations use Apache CloudStack to enable billions of dollars worth of business transactions annually across their clouds.

“This is another release of Apache CloudStack that has been heavily driven by users in our community” said Paul Angus, VP of the Apache CloudStack project. “Those users are from organisations that are operating Apache CloudStack clouds at scale in production environments. I would like to thank everybody in the community who has contributed to this release”

Apache CloudStack v4.13 features nearly 200 new features, enhancements and fixes since 4.12., such as enhanced hypervisor support, performance increases and more user-configurable controls. Highlights include:

• Supporting configuration of virtualised appliances • VMware 6.7 support • Increased granularity & control of instance deployment • Improvements in system VM performance • Allow live migration of DPDK enabled instances • More flexible UI branding • Allowing users to create layer 2 network offerings

The full list of new features can be found in the project release notes at

Apache CloudStack powers numerous elastic Cloud computing services, including solutions that have ranked as Gartner Magic Quadrant leaders. Highlighted in the Forrester Q4 2017 Enterprise Open Source Cloud Adoption report, Apache CloudStack "sits beneath hundreds of service provider clouds", including Fortune 5 multinational corporations. A list of known Apache CloudStack users are available at