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VA Linux Timeline

  • [2017.04]

    Tetsuro Yogo takes over as the new president and CEO.

  • [2016.10]

    Participation in "OpenStack Summit Barcelona 2016".

  • [2015.10]

    Participation in "OpenStack Summit October 2015 Tokyo".

  • [2015.05]

    Participation in "OpenStack Summit May 2015 Vancouver".

  • [2014.11]

    Participation in "OpenStack Summit November 2014 Paris".

  • [2014.05]

    Participation in "OpenStack Summit May 2014 Atlanta".

  • [2013.11]

    Participation in "The OpenStack Summit November 2013 in Hong Kong".

  • [2013.06]

    Renewal of PrivacyMark Accreditation.

  • [2013.04]

    Participation in "OpenStack Summit Portland 2013".

  • [2013.04]

    Affiliate with "Japan Data Storage Forum".

  • [2013.04]

    Nobutatsu Shimohira takes over as the new president and CEO.

  • [2012.12]

    VA Storage is verified as Citrix Ready®.

  • [2012.11]

    Participation in "KVM Forum / oVirt Workshop 2012".

  • [2012.10]

    Participation in "OpenStack Summit".

  • [2012.08]

    Participation in "LinuxCon NA / CloudOpen".

  • [2012.06]

    Participation in "LinuxCon Japan 2012".

  • [2012.04]

    Participation in "OpenStack Folsom Design Summit & Spring Conference".

  • [2012.01]

    "VA Storage" Has Been Adopted as a Storage Infrastructure by SCSK "USiZE netXCloud".

  • [2011.09]

    Release of CloudStack Community Edition Support Servies.

  • [2011.08]

    Participation in "LinuxCon North America 2011/ KVM Forum 2011".

  • [2011.07]

    "VA Storage", a storage virtualization software hits the market.

  • [2011.06]

    Release of OpenStack Support Services.

  • [2011.06]

    Participate in "LinuxCon Japan 2011".

  • [2011.04]

    Participation in "OpenStack Conference & Design Summit Spring 2011".

  • [2011.01]

    Affiliate with "Japan Cloud Consortium".

  • [2010.09]

    Corporate headquarters moved from Harumi to Toyosu (Tokyo).

  • [2010.08]

    Participation in "LinuxCon North America 2010".

  • [2010.04]

    Participation in "Xen Summit North America 2010".

  • [2010.04]

    Hazumu Kakinoki takes over as the new president and CEO.

  • [2010.01]

    Participation in "linux conf. au 2010".

  • [2009.11]

    VA Linux Joins the XenProject Advisory Board.

  • [2009.11]

    Participation in "Xen Summit Asia 2009".

  • [2009.05]

    Renewal of PrivacyMark Accreditation.

  • [2009.02]

    Participation in "Xen Summit North America 2009".

  • [2009.01]

    Participation in "linux conf. au 2009".

  • [2008.11]

    Participation in "Xen Summit Tokyo (Asia) 2008".

  • [2008.11]

    Host the Xen conference Japan 2008.

  • [2008.07]

    Iehisa Nakamura takes over as the new president and CEO.

  • [2008.06]

    Participation in "Xen Summit Boston 2008".

  • [2008.01]

    Participation in "linux.conf.au 2008".

  • [2007.11]

    Participation in "Xen Summit Fall 2007".

  • [2007.09]

    Transfer OSDN business and provide specialized consulting services and solution business focusing on the open source software.

  • [2007.07]

    Host the Xen Conference Japan 2007.

  • [2007.05]

    Privacy Mark Acquisition.

  • [2007.04]

    Participation in "Xen Summit Spring 2007".

  • [2006.09]

    Participation in "Xen Summit Fall 2006".

  • [2006.06]

    Operation of Open Tech Press, an Open Source-related news site, begins.

  • [2006.02]

    Corporate headquarters moved from Kanda Nishiki-cho to Harumi Island Triton Square.

  • [2006.01]

    Participation in "Xen Summit Winter 2006".

  • [2005.04]

    Release of VA Quest, a complete failure analysis solution service for the Linux Kernel.

  • [2005.03]

    Sumitomo Corporation transferred all of its VA Linux shares to SCS, a Sumitomo subsidiary, and SCS has become VA Linux's largest shareholder.

  • [2005.03]

    Announce strategic alliance with Sun Wah Linux Limited (CHINA) in furtherance of Debian GNU/Linux.

  • [2005.02]

    Declaration of "VA Linux : Statement of Our Commitments on Open Source Software".

  • [2004.12]

    Release of "VA FMS", large-scale messaging solution.

  • [2004.11]

    Release of VA Balance and VA Directory, two of VA Linux's unique products.

  • [2004.10]

    Release of crash dump software product as part of joint collaboration with NTT DATA.

  • [2004.06]

    Chair hotplug session at Linux Kernel Developer's Summit.

  • [2004.05]

    Joint development project with NTT DATA to create Linux fault analysis tool begins.

  • [2004.03]

    Increased third-party capital investment, primarily by NTT COMWARE and NTT DATA. Sumitomo Corporation maintains it role as largest shareholder.

  • [2004.03]

    Intensification of Linux kernel-related business operations.

  • [2003.12]

    Release of OpenLDAP simultaneous replication software product.

  • [2003.10]

    Introduction of Linux memory hotplug.

  • [2003.05]

    SourceForge Enterprise Edition hits market.

  • [2003.04]

    Operation of japan.linux.com, Linux-related news Web site, begins.

  • [2003.02]

    Achieve threefold-increase in Linux NFS functionality through development of unique tuning program.

  • [2002.12]

    Convening of the first Open Source Way conference.

  • [2002.12]

    Corporate headquarters moved from Nishi-Shinjuku to Kanda Nishiki-cho (Tokyo).

  • [2002.06]

    VA Linux becomes first Japanese corporation to take part in Linux Kernel Developers Summit.

  • [2002.04]

    Operation of SourceForge.JP, an Open Source development site, begins.

  • [2002.03]

    Start of full-fledged corporate-oriented business operations for the Linux kernel.

  • [2002.01]

    Sumitomo Corporation becomes major shareholder. Operations oriented specifically for the Japanese market begin.

  • [2001.09]

    The first Linux Kernel Conference (Japan) held.

  • [2001.05]

    Creation of co-operative alliance with OSDN (USA - currently OSTG Inc.). Slashdot Japan beings operation.

  • [2001.01]

    Opening of main office in Nishi-Shinjuku (Tokyo) and beginning of business operations.

  • [2000.09]

    Establishment of VA Linux Systems Japan K.K. through a joint investment venture of Sumitomo Corporation and others.

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