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Wednesday, May 14 • 11:50am - 12:30pm
Scaling Out OpenStack Clouds in the Enterprise

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This Panel discussion will focus specifically on scale-out deployment of OpenStack in the enterprises. The Panel members will discuss their experience deploying and managing scale-out OpenStack data center environments. The panel will also discuss current operational challenges and where there are opportunities for OpenStack to improve.
Topics that will be discussed include:
- Discussion about software and hardware architectures
- Which applications are best suited for Cloud environments?
- Why scale out? What are the business and technology advantages?
- Challenges encountered on the SW and HW side and lessons learned and best practices for future deployments
- Specific opportunities for OpenStack to improve


Speakers

Jan Mark Holzer

CTO Office, Red Hat
Before joining Red Hat I worked at DEC/Compaq/HP in their Tru64 UNIX engineering group,later moved into their architecture strategy group Joined Red Hat in 2004 to become a member of the CTO Office Focusing on customer engagments and engineering relationships Interested in large scale OpenStack deployments and how to operationalize them

Kenneth Hui

Technology Evangelist, Rackspace
Kenneth Hui is a Technology Evangelist with Rackspace. His passion is to help IT deliver value to their customers through collaboration, automation, and cloud computing. Ken blogs about cloud computing, OpenStack, and VMware at http://cloudarchitectmusings.com and at http://www.rackspace.com./blog/author/kenneth-hui. He also speaks regularly at conferences and user group meetups. You can follow Ken on Twitter @hui_kenneth.

Caroline McCrory

Sr. Director - Research, Gigaom
Caroline is Senior Director of Product Development at GigaOm Research. She is a veteran in the tech industry and has led many projects focused on strategy and business transformation for Fortune 500 companies using technologies such as cloud computing. Caroline has a background in network and security engineering, enterprise operations and data centre outsourcing and has served at companies such as ServiceMesh, VMware, Cisco, EMC, Siemens, CSC, the BBC and Motorola. Most recently, Caroline was...
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Jesse Proudman

CEO and Founder, Blue Box
Jesse Proudman founded Blue Box in 2003 to deliver reliable hosted infrastructure solutions. His leadership has been instrumental in driving the success of the company and helping Blue Box customers embrace the benefits of transitioning their operations to the cloud. Jesse is a lifelong entrepreneur who began working in the technology industry designing websites for local companies at 13 years old. While attending the University of Puget Sound, Jesse saw potential for a managed hosting solutions...
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Manju Ramanathpura

CTO - Intelligent Platforms, HDS
I am a member of Hitachi Data Systems’ Office of Technology & Planning team, working as a CTO for Intelligent Platforms. In my role, I work closely with strategic clients, research communities, open source communities and various Hitachi’s internal organizations to drive continuous innovation. Before joining HDS, I worked in product management and engineering roles with Cisco Systems Inc., for several switching and routing products.

Boris Renski

Co-founder and CMO
Boris is the co-founder and CMO at Mirantis, a leading OpenStack systems integrator. Operationally responsible for Mirantis’ marketing strategy, Boris acts as a spokesperson for the company and is Mirantis’ public face in the OpenStack community. In his role, Boris works to ensure that Mirantis’ marketing efforts don’t just promote the Mirantis brand, but also help further global awareness of the OpenStack community. To that effect, Mirantis is a regular sponsor of OpenStack summits...
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Wednesday May 14, 2014 11:50am - 12:30pm
Room B206

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