Reducing the power consumption of data centers: the Watcher project by b<>com selected by the OpenStack community

{Rennes, June, 23rd 2016} The mission of the OpenStack community: providing a cloud computing platform that meets the needs of public and private clouds. Its members are also investing in lowering the power consumption of data centers, a major challenge for the coming years. Watcher, which was intended to provide a resource consumption optimization solution for data centers, was accepted as an official OpenStack project on May 31, 2016.