Check out the DMTF Open Cloud Standards Incubator (“DMTF” is the Distributed Management Task Force); William Vambenepe provides useful background in DMTF calls the ball on Cloud standards. But wait, there’s more! OGF officially launches working group to create an API for cloud infrastructure services (“OGF” is the Open Grid Forum). The right number of competing cloud-standardization efforts can’t possibly be two. Are you a leader in an existing standards organization? Or would you like to start a new one? Now is the time to get in the game.
[Update:] I knew there had to be more: the SNIA Cloud Storage Technical Work Group (“SNIA” is the Storage Networking Industry Association); this effort even has a nifty logo.