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Wednesday, May 20 • 9:00am - 9:40am
Ask the Experts: Are Containers a Threat to OpenStack?

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Ask the Experts: Are Containers a Threat to OpenStack?
This all-star panel discussion will discuss and debate if containers are a threat to OpenStack. This panel discussion will 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:

  • Can containers replace OpenStack in the enterprise?

  • Where do Kubernetes and Mesos compete and where are they complimentary?

  • What role does Docker have in OpenStack?

  • Is it practical to use a combination of Kubernetes and Docker to completely replace OpenStack and KVM?


Jan Mark Holzer – CTO Office, Red Hat

Kenneth Hui – Business Development Manager, EMC

Caroline McCrory –Cloudsoft VP Business Development

Jesse Proudman – CTO and Founder, Blue Box

Manju Ramanathpura, CTO – Intelligent Platforms, HDS

Boris Renski- Co-founder and CMO at Mirantis

Greg Knieriemen, HDS, Panel Moderator

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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... Read More →
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Kenneth Hui

Director of Technical Marketing, Platform9, Platform9
I am the Director of Technical Marketing and Partner Alliances at Platform9, where we are enabling customers to be successful through our SaaS managed private cloud solution.  My passion is to help IT deliver value through collaboration, automation, and cloud computing.  I am an... 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... Read More →
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Caroline McCrory

VP of Business Development, Cloudsoft
Caroline is a tech industry veteran with over 20 years experience leading projects focused on strategy and business transformation for Fortune 500 companies using technologies such as cloud computing, converged infrastructures and modern software development methods. She has also... Read More →
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Jesse Proudman

CTO, Blue Box, an IBM Company, Blue Box
In 2003, technology entrepreneur Jesse Proudman parlayed his passion for the “plumbing” of the Internet into the creation of Blue Box Group, a Seattle-based private cloud hosting company. As Founder and CTO, Proudman has guided the company’s rapid growth and multiple successful... 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... Read More →

Boris Renski

SVP, Telecom Business Development, Mirantis
Boris Renski is Co-Founder and SVP, Telecom Business Development of Mirantis.

Wednesday May 20, 2015 9:00am - 9:40am PDT
Room 211

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