[lustre-discuss] Lustre Trademark Transferred to OpenSFS and EOFS

OpenSFS Administration admin at opensfs.org
Tue Nov 19 16:36:41 PST 2019

Today Open Scalable File Systems (OpenSFS) and European Open File Systems
(EOFS) are pleased to announce another important step in ensuring that
Lustre remains open and free for everyone to use. Seagate has donated the
rights to the Lustre trademark to OpenSFS and EOFS, who will maintain it
under joint ownership.


"The Lustre community is grateful to Seagate for donating the Lustre
trademark. Their earlier generous contribution of lustre.org to the
community was a huge boon for users and administrators alike, allowing
OpenSFS and EOFS to refresh its content and keep it current. This latest
gift completes their generous asset transfer and puts the trademark into
hands that will put it to good use." said Stephen Simms, President of

"We are very pleased to have reached such an agreement with Seagate and are
excited that from now on the Lustre community represented by EOFS and
OpenSFS equally owns all the assets related to lustre.org as well as the
word LUSTRE and its design marks" said Hugo Falter, Executive Director of
EOFS and Frank Baetke, President and Chairman of the EOFS Administrative




About Lustre:

The Lustre file system is an open source parallel file system widely
deployed at major computational centers worldwide, including many of the


About OpenSFS:

OpenSFS is a nonprofit organization founded in 2010 to advance Lustre
development, ensuring it remains vendor-neutral, open, and freely
downloadable (http://lustre.org/download/). OpenSFS participants include
vendors and customers who employ the world's best Lustre file system
experts, implementing and supporting Lustre solutions across HPC and
commercial enterprises. OpenSFS actively promotes the growth, stability and
vendor neutrality of the Lustre file system.


OpenSFS web site: http://opensfs.org 


Media Contacts:


OpenSFS Administration

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About Seagate:

Seagate is the global leader in data storage solutions, developing amazing
products that enable people and businesses around the world to create, share
and preserve their most critical memories and business data. Over the years
the amount of information stored has grown from megabytes all the way to
geopbytes, confirming the need to successfully store and access huge amounts
of data. As demand for storage technology grows the need for greater
efficiency and more advanced capabilities continues to evolve.


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