Mario Mueller, BMW Group's vice president for IT infrastructure, who is spearheading the effort, offered this:
Vendors will not be members, but we will encourage dialogue with the industry. Intel's history in driving IT organisations makes it a perfect fit for [technical adviser].
According to BBC News, the ODCA's Cloud 2015 vision aims to create a federated cloud with common standards for both hardware and software vendors. Another goal of the alliance is to ensure that all devices are interoperable when accessing services via the cloud.