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2017

  • April 03

    Tetsuro Yogo Takes Over as the New President and CEO.

  • February 01

    VA Linux Announces Customer Satisfaction Survey FY2016 Results.
    VA Linux annouced the result of its 2016 customer survey.
    We earned high customer satisfaction for two consecutive years. Satisfaction in three factors: "Many kinds of OSS that we can support", "Inquiry method", "Method of report on the performance result", improved this year as compared with last year.

    As a result of makeing improvements such as adding Ceph support and introduction of the web base ticket system to enhance the convenience of our services, we could keep 100% customer satisfaction. We ensure high quality customer service continuously.

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2016

  • October 24

    VA Linux Joined "OpenStack Summit Barcelona 2016".
    VA Linux reported populer topics at the technical & business sessions.
    >> Technical Report (Japanese)

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2015

  • December 31

    VA Linux Announces Customer Satisfaction Survey FY2015 Results.
    VA Linux annouced the result of its 2015 customer survey.
    Overall, 100% of respondents were satisfied with the quality of our services; 63% were "Satisfied", 37% were "Somewhat satisfied". Also, satisfaction in three factors: "Many kinds of OSS that we can support", "Periodical provision of information", "Method of report on the performance result", improved this year as compared with last year.

    We are very proud of the fact that 100% customers are satisfied with our Linux/OSS Professional Services.

  • October 27

    VA Linux Joined "OpenStack Summit Tokyo 2015".
    VA Linux reported populer topics at the technical & business sessions.
    >> Technical Report (Japanese)

  • May 18

    VA Linux Joined "OpenStack Summit 2015 Vancouver".
    VA Linux reported populer topics at the technical & business sessions.
    >> Technical Report (Japanese)

  • February 02

    VA Linux Announces Ceph Support Services.
    VA Linux offers consulting and support (VA Quest) services for Ceph, distributed storage platform.
    By adding Ceph to our "Linux/OSS Professional Services" as one of various kinds of OSS that we can support, we provide technical solutions for the customers who consider building the cloud computing infrastructure with OpenStack as well as Linux infrastructure.

  • January 19

    VA Linux to Sponsor, Present and Exhibit "OpenStack Days Tokyo 2015".
    VA Linux sponsored and exhibited at the OpenStack Days Tokyo 2015, to be held February 3rd – 4th. VA Linux presented on topics including our OpenStack support services.

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2014

  • December 26

    VA Linux Announces Customer Satisfaction Survey FY2014 Results.
    VA Linux annouced the result of its 2014 customer survey.
    Overall, 89% of respondents were satisfied with the quality of our services; 56% were "Satisfied", 33% were "Somewhat satisfied" and 11% were "Neutral". Also, satisfaction in three factors: "Many kinds of OSS that we can support", "Regular communication of information" and "Overall stability of our services", improved in 2014.

    We are extremely proud that our services were evaluated highly by our customers, and we are so committed to making all the effort in delivering superior quality of OSS professional support services.

  • November 03

    VA Linux Joined "OpenStack Summit November 2014 Paris".
    VA Linux reported populer topics at the technical & business sessions.
    >> Technical Report (Japanese)

  • May 12

    VA Linux Joined "OpenStack Summit May 2014 Atlanta".
    VA Linux reported populer topics at the technical & business sessions.
    >> Technical Report (Japanese)

  • January 09

    VA Linux Logo was aploaded to the OpenStack Foundation as a Supporting Company.
    VA Linux has been contributing to the OpenStack Networking (Neutron) project since 2010. We will continue to get actively involved in OpenStack development.
    >> Companies Supporting The OpenStack Foundation

  • January 08

    VA Linux to Sponsor, Present and Exhibit "OpenStack Days Tokyo 2014".
    SCSK Corporation and VA Linux sponsored and exhibited at the OpenStack Days Tokyo 2014, to be held February 13th – 14th. VA Linux presented on topics including our OpenStack support services. Yahoo JAPAN! which is one of our customers, also presented OpenStack case study in our session.

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2013

  • November 18

    VA Linux Joined "The OpenStack Summit November 2013 in Hong Kong".
    VA Linux reported populer topics at the technical & business sessions.
    >> Technical Report (Japanese)

  • November 14

    VA Linux to Speak at "OSS X User Meeting #5 OpenStack" sponsored by SCSK Corporation.
    VA Linux made a presentation on the latest trends in OpenStack.

  • October 01

    VA Linux Announces Customer Satisfaction Survey FY2013 Result.
    VA Linux announced the result of it first customer satisfaction survey aimed at measuring customer experiences with, and perceptions of, its services.
    Overall, all of the survey respondents rated their experience with VA Linux as positive. With respect to the degree of satisfaction toward our overall business performance, 64% were "satisfied" and 36% were "somewhat satisfied".

    We are so committed to delivering superior quality of OSS professional support services, and why we are extremely proud of these overwhelmingly positive results for our first customer survey.

  • April 23

    VA Linux to Speak at SCSK Corporation Booth at 4th Cloud Computing Expo Japan.
    VA Linux made a presentation on VA Storage, storage virtualization software.

  • April 22

    VA Linux Affiliates with "Japan Data Storage Forum" (JDSF)
    JDSF is founded to increase the level of data storage systems integration and develop markets for the data storage industry.

  • April 01

    Nobutatsu Shimohira Takes Over as the New President and CEO.

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2012

  • December 18

    VA Storage, storage virtualization software is verified as Citrix Ready®
    VA Linux announced that VA Storage has been certified by Citrix Ready as the first Japanese product of storage virtualization software.

  • November 07

    VA Linux to Speak at ”Northeast Asia OSS promotion Forum Training Camp in OKINAWA”.
    Isaku Yamahata joined "Northeast Asia OSS promotion Forum Training Camp in OKINAWA" as an instructor and made a presentation on "Recent Trend in OSS Virtualization Development".

  • November 02

    VA Linux to Speak at ”KVM Forum / oVirt Workshop 2012".
    Isaku Yamahata joined ”KVM Forum / oVirt Workshop 2012" and made a presentation on "Yabusame Update on Postcopy Live Migration for QEMU/KVM".

  • June 05

    VA Linux to Speak at "LinuxCon Japan 2012"
    Isaku Yamahata joined "LinuxCon Japan 2012" and made presentations on "Software Defined Network, Openflow Protocol and its Controllers" and " Yabusame: Postcopy Live Migration for QEMU/KVM "

  • January 28

    VA Storage has been implemented in SCSK's Public Cloud Service.
    VA Linux announced that VA Storage developed independently by VA Linux has been implemented in SCSK's USiZE netXCloud public cloud service.

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2011

  • September 29

    VA Linux Announces Support Services for "CloudStack Community Edition".
    VA Linux offers consulting service (VA Zest), customized development (VA Expert) and support (VA Quest) for the building and introduction of the cloud computing infrastructure with CloudStack Community Edition.

  • August 24

    VA Linux to Speak at "Cloud Computing World Tokyo 2011".
    Itsuro Oda made a presentation on "VA Storage", storage virtualization software.

  • July 05

    VA Linux Announces "VA Storage", Storage Virtualization Software.
    "VA Storage", storage virtualization software provides an entirely new software-based approach that leverages scale-out architecture to deliver pet bytes of capacity. VA Storage is available for use as a huge storage pool across heterogeneous environments.

  • June 29

    VA Linux Announces OpenStack Support Services.
    VA Linux offers consulting service (VA Zest), customized development (VA Expert) and support (VA Quest) for the clients who consider the building and introduction of the cloud computing infrastructure with OpenStack.

  • June 22

    VA Linux Alters OSS Professional Services Structure.
    VA Linux modifies our services menu to respond to our client's advanced and specialized needs in a broad range of open source software.

  • June 09

    VA Linux is Involved in OpenStack Project as Contributors.
    VA Linux joined "OpenStack Conference & Design Summit Spring 2011" and made a presentation on "Snapshot, Clone & Boot from Volumes".

  • June 06

    VA Linux to Speak at "LinuxCon Japan 2011".
    Isaku Yamahata joined "LinuxCon Japan 2011" and made a presentation on "Status Update on QEMU PCI Express Support".

  • January 28

    VA Linux Takes Part in "Japan Cloud Consortium".
    "Japan Cloud Consortium" was established to promote the dissemination/development of cloud services in Japan in an industry-academia-government collaboration of various industries, organizations, and businesses. VA Linux keeps up with changes in the cloud computing environment and offers high-quality services for the cloud computing infrastructure by participation in this consortium.

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2010

  • September 8

    Corporate Headquarters Moves from Harumi, Chuo-ku to Toyosu, Koto-ku.

  • July 29

    Participation in "Security & Programming Camp 2010" as an Instructor.
    Isaku Yamahata, a software engineer for VA Linux will serve as an instructor in Security and Programming Camp 2010 hosted by IPA.

  • July 27

    VA Linux to Speak at "LinuxCon North America 2010" and "LinuxCon Japan 2010".
    Isaku Yamahata and Simon Horman joined" LinuxCon 2010 and they made presentations on "PCI Express Support in QEmu" and "Network Bandwidth Control in Virtualized Environments".

  • July 22

    Participation in "Cloud Computing Task-Force" of the Northeast Asia OSS Promotion Forum.
    Tomoe Sugihara spoke about "KVM Evaluation" at the meeting.

  • June 01

    A Linux Announces "KVM Quest", the Failure and Performance Analysis Solution Services for KVM.
    "KVM Quest" offers failure analysis, root cause analysis and solutions to avoid future occurrences through source-code analysis.

  • April 19

    Participation in the "Xen Summit North America 2010".
    VA Linux's engineers who have been involved in the Xen community as a maintainer and an advisory board member will be speaking about the overview of new technology, updates and new features related to Xen Cloud Platform and Xen Hypervisor.

  • April 01

    Hazumu Kakinoki Takes Over as the New President and CEO.

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2009

  • December 03

    VA Linux's Proposal Was Chosen As One of IPA Public Offering Business On Cloud Computing Technologies.
    VA Linux will verily and evaluate about KVM, a Linux kernel virtualization infrastructure as IPA public offering.

  • November 24

    VA Linux Joins the Xen Project Advisory Board.
    VA Linux announced that Fujitsu and VA Linux became the first Japanese member of the Xen Project Advisory Board.

  • October 15

    Participation in "Japan Linux Symposium".

  • September 09

    VA Linux indicates support for Xen Cloud Platform Initiative.

  • July 24

    Participation in Security & Programming Camp 2009 as an Instructor.
    Isaku Yamahata, a Software engineer for VA Linux systems Japan will serve as an instructor in Security and Programming Camp 2009 hosted by IPA.

  • July 01

    VA Linux Announces “VA Quest”, Cloud Computing Consulting services for System Integrators and Data Center Business.
    VA Linux is involved in cloud computing consulting services to research and support “key infrastructure elements for Cloud Computing”. We are able to offer highly professional consulting service; an analysis, evaluation, tuning and suggest a way of resolving the problem for deploying Cloud computing environment.

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2008

  • October 20

    Xen conference Japan 2008 will Take Place in Tokyo.
    VA Linux hosts “Xen Conference Japan 2008” and Ian Pratt, Xen Project Founder and Andrew Warfield make key note speech.

  • July, 01

    Iehisa Nakamura Takes Over as the New President and CEO.

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2007

  • November 11

    VA Linux Announces Japanese Version of “SourceForgeR Enterprise Edition 4.4”.
    SourceForge Enterprise Edition reduces inefficiencies and development costs, and enables transparent project management. VA Linux continues the sales and support of SourceForge Enterprise Edition.

  • October 04

    NTT, NTT DATA, NEC and VA Linux Systems Japan Release a Joint Statement on the Spread of Open Source Software.
    Japanese website for Heartbeat, High-availability middleware on Linux is launched on October 5th.

  • September 03

    Announcement of OSDN Business Transfer.
    VA Linux transfers OSDN business to SunBridge Corp.

  • June 20

    VA Linux Introduces “VA Virtual-suite”, Virtualization Consulting Services and Organizes Xen conference Japan 2007.
    “VA Virtual-suite” offers highly professional services; evaluation, verification, entrusted development, function analysis and failure analysis for adopting Virtualization technologies.

  • February 05

    VA Linux Announces “SourceForgeR Enterprise Edition 4.3 Service Pack 1”.
    SourceForge Enterprise Edition 4.3 enables more rapid development and higher quality software through improved project documentation, development process controls, and enhanced visibility into project status.

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2006

  • May 30

    VA Linux Offers Debian GNU/Linux Specific Menu of “VA Quest”.

  • February 24

    Corporate Headquarters Moves from Kanda Nishiki-cho to Harumi Island Triton Square.

  • February 22

    VA Linux Announces “SourceForgeR Enterprise Edition 4.3”.

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2005

  • November 29

    ACCESS Globally Introduces “SourceForgeR Enterprise Edition”.

  • November 08

    VA Linux Releases “SMTPGuard”, Anti-spam Software Solution for MTAs which can Eliminate Unsolicited E-mails Flexibly, as an Open Source Software.

  • October 31

    VA Linux Announces Cooperation With Clara Online in Load Balancing and High-Availability Services; “VA Balance” Offered to Customers of Clara Online's Dedicated Server Service for Linux.

  • June 21

    VA Linux Announces Resumption of “VA Quest” and Enhancement of Support System.

  • June 20

    VA Linux Publicly Releases “FlexPOP”, a Fast and Secure POP Server which Supports Large-scale Systems, as an Open Source Software.

  • June 20

    VA Linux Adds FlexWebmail and FlexControl to its VA FMS Roster, a Macroscale Messaging Solution.

  • June 16

    Sumitomo Electric Networks Adopts “SourceForgeR Enterprise Edition”.

  • May 19

    VA Linux Announces Temporary Suspension of “VA Quest” with Sales Quantity Achieved to a Manageable Level.

  • April 19

    VA Linux Announces that Major Companies have Awarded Early Contracts to “VA Quest”, a New VA Linux Failure Analysis Solution Service for Linux Kernel Launched Earlier This Month.

  • April 07

    VA Linux Announces “SourceForgeR Enterprise Edition 4.2”.

  • April 05

    VA Linux Officially Offers Failure Analysis Solution Service, “VA Quest”.

  • March 31

    VA Linux Announces that Sumisho Computer Systems Corporation (SCS) has Become Largest Shareholder.

  • March 01

    VA Linux and Sun Wah Linux Announce Strategic Partnership to Consolidate the Universal OS Infrastructure Development.

  • February 02

    VA Linux Unveils Statement of Our Commitments on Open Source Software.

  • January 01

    VA Linux Announces that Mini Kernel Dump Supports x86-64 Architecture.

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