Tencent has become a gold member of the OpenStack Foundation, reported TechCrunch.
According to the report, Tencent is already one of the largest OpenStack users. It has 14 OpenStack clusters with a total of 6,000 nodes – which Tencent said supports about 100 million users and 99.99% availability.
In becoming a member, Tencent joins companies like Canonical, Cisco, Dell EMC, and Mirantis at the gold level where annual fees are 0.025% of their revenue – with a minimum of $50,000 and a maximum of $200,000 per year.
AT&T, IBM, Intel, RedHat, and SUSE are platinum members, where the annual contribution is $500,000 to support the development of the open source cloud platform.
TechCrunch reported that the foundation now has 8 platinum members and 24 gold members.