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The OpenStack Summit, November 5-8, 2013 brings together the brightest technical minds to discuss the future of cloud computing. With OpenStack software quickly gaining adoption around the world, the Summit will feature case studies, visionary keynotes, hands-on workshops and technical sessions for cloud operators and developers. Register NOW.
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Thursday, November 7 • 2:40pm - 3:20pm
Panel Discussion: OpenStack and the Enterprise - Enabling OpenStack with Microsoft Products

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As OpenStack continues to grow in popularity among cloud providers and developers, it is also making inroads into enterprise IT organizations.  As this occurs, the OpenStack community needs to understand what these organizations require to consume the open cloud technology.

Many enterprises rely on Microsoft solutions and toolsets to manage their IT assets and service their end users, so finding ways to better integrate these Microsoft tools with OpenStack opens the doors to broader adoption of OpenStack as a cloud option for the enterprise.

In this session, moderated by Microsoft’s Peter Pouliot, hear about how key OpenStack community leaders are working to enable OpenStack with Hyper-V, Windows, and other Microsoft tools.  Panel members will include: Joseph George (Dell), Das Kamhout (Intel) and Georgiy Okrokvertskhov (Mirantis)


Peter Pouliot

Microsoft OpenStack Evangelist, Microsoft
Peter Pouliot has been a key leader in driving support for Microsoft's virtualization platform, Hyper-V within the Openstack ecosystem.  In 2011 while with SuSE he deployed the first Openstack cloud on Hyper-V.   Now with Microsoft he has successfully organized a community to support the ongoing development of the Hyper-V compute driver for Openstack, as well as provided leadership and guidence for the successful reintegration of the... Read More →

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Joseph George

Director of Product Strategy for Revolutionary Cloud and Big Data Solutions, Dell
Joseph B George is the Director of Product Strategy for Revolutionary Cloud and Big Data Solutions at Dell, the team is responsible for developing innovative open source solutions such as the Dell OpenStack-Powered Cloud Solution, the Dell Apache Hadoop Solution, and the Dell Crowbar software framework. Prior to coming to Dell, Joseph held key strategy, product management, and technical roles at companies like HP, BMC Software, and Halliburton... Read More →
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Das Kamhout

Principal engineer, Intel
Das Kamhout is a Principal Engineer in the Intel Cloud Platforms Group, he is one of the key leaders for the software defined infrastructure (SDI) engineering and industry efforts for Intel. He brings many years of experience as the engineering and architecture leader for the Intel IT Cloud efforts as well as extensive experience running the large scale Intel design grid to his role at Intel. Known as a pragmatic disruptor, Das seeks to drive... Read More →
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Georgy Okrokvertskhov

Technical Program Manager & Architect, Mirantis
Georgy worked with Mirantis more then 5 years starting from 2008. Before that he worked in Russian Telecom company Vimpelcom (NASDAQ: VIP) as an IT engineer. He has an experience with Windows DataCenters management for the large distributed companies. Georgy also has a deep networking background which he obtained during his work for Cisco Systems. Now Georgy is a lead for Murano project developed by Mirantis.
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Alessandro Pilloti

CEO, Cloudbase Solutions
Alessandro Pilotti is the CEO of Cloudbase Solutions, a company focused on cloud computing interoperability and the main contributor of all the OpenStack Windows and Hyper-V components in Nova, Neutron, Cinder, Ceilometer and Heat since the Folsom release. Alessandro lives in Timisoara, Romania. When not hacking or travelling, he is flying with his paraglider into old fashioned clouds.

Thursday November 7, 2013 2:40pm - 3:20pm
SkyCity Meeting Room 4 SkyCity Marriott Hotel

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