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Monday, November 3 • 11:40 - 12:20
Ask the Experts: Challenges for OpenStack Storage

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Ask the Experts: Challenges for OpenStack Storage 

Here's your chance! This all-star panel discussion will focus on the challenges for OpenStack storage while responding directly to feedback from users and developers in the audience of their challenges with OpenStack storage. This panel may be recorded as a "Speaking in Tech" podcast which is distributed by Europe's largest tech publication, The Register.

Topics that will be discussed include:






  • Feedback directly from audience members about their challenges with OpenStack storage






  • How data protection is evolving in OpenStack






  • Panel feedback on the challenges with OpenStack storage






  • What features are missing from OpenStack?






  • Managing support for OpenStack storage







Panelists:

Mark Twomey (aka @Storagezilla)

Technical Director in the CTO team for EMC's Data Protection & Availability Division

Alex McDonald

NetApp Industry Forums & Standards, CTO Office

Manju Ramanthpura

CTO, Intelligent Platforms, Hitachi Data Systems

Neil Levine

Director of Product Management, Red Hat

Aaron Delp

Cloud Solutions Architect, SolidFire

 
Moderator:

Greg Knieriemen

Technology Evangelist, Hitachi Data Systems and...

Co-host of the "Speaking in Tech" Podcast on The Register



Speakers
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Aaron Delp

Technical Solutions Director, SolidFire, SolidFire
Aaron Delp is the Director of Technology Solutions for SolidFIre specializing in the creation of OpenStack, CloudStack, and VMware based cloud solutions.  | | Prior to SolidFire, Aaron was the Sr. Director of Technical Marketing for the Citrix Cloud Platforms Group where he led the generation and publishing of reference architectures, technical documentation, competitive intelligence, and field enablement content. In addition, Aaron led... Read More →
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Greg Knieriemen

Hitachi Data Systems Technology Evangelist, Hitachi
Greg is the Hitachi Data Systems Technology Evangelist and helps drive and communicate the vision and application of Hitachi Data Systems technology through various channels. Greg is also the host of the Speaking in Tech Podcast which is distributed by Europe's largest tech publication, The Register. Greg has over 15 years experience using, deploying and marketing enterprise IT solutions.
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Neil Levine

Director of Product Management, Red Hat
With a background in large systems infrastructure and open-source software, Neil is responsible for Red Hat Storage's product strategy for Ceph. Neil came to Red Hat from his role as VP of product management at Inktank, acquired by Red Hat in April 2014.
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Alex McDonald

NetApp Industry Forums & Standards, CTO Office, NetApp
Alex joined NetApp in 2005, after more than 35 years in a variety of roles with some of the best known names in the software industry. With a background in software development, support, and a period as an independent consultant, he is now part of NetApp’s CTO Office that supports storage industry activities and promotes technology & standards based solutions, including OpenStack Cinder, Swift and Manila. Alex is currently chair of... Read More →
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Manju Ramanathpura

CTO - Intelligent Platforms, Hitachi Data Systems
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.
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Mark Twomey

Technical Director. CTO Team. EMC Data Protection and Availability Division.
Mark 'Storagezilla' Twomey is a Technical Director in the CTO team for EMC's Data Protection & Availability Division. | Mark has worked in the Data Protection field for 18 years, and after writing that down now wonders what he's been doing with his life? 


Monday November 3, 2014 11:40 - 12:20
Room 252 AB

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