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OpenStack Summit Austin 2016: (Austin, TX)

OpenStack Summit – Austin – 2016 – #OpenStack

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Day One Kickoff
Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely kicked off day one of the OpenStack Summit 2016 in Austin, Texas.
 
Day One Wrapped Up
John Walls, Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely kicked off day one of the OpenStack Summit 2016 in Austin, Texas.
 
Day Two Kickoff
Stu Miniman, Brian Gracely & John Walls kicked off day two of the OpenStack Summit 2016 in Austin, Texas.
 
Day Two Wrap Up
John Walls, Brian Gracely & Stu Miniman wrapped up day two of the OpenStack Summit 2016 in Austin, Texas.
 
Day Three Kickoff
John Walls was joined by the Pit Master of Oink BBQ NC, Brian Gracely, Stu Miniman, Taco Afficionado, and Sam Kahan, Bar-B-Cube and kicked off day two of the OpenStack Summit 2016 in Austin, Texas.
 
Day Two Wrap Up
John Walls wrapped up day two of the OpenStack Summit 2016 in Austin, Texas.
 

Guests Included

Hashir Abdi
Principal Software Engineering Manager, Microsoft

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Interview Overview
Hashir Abdi stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about Microsoft’s large footprint in OpenStack. He provided insight into the products that Microsoft is integrating in OpenStack, including the Hyper-V and Windows technologies in a cloud-based environment.
 
This was Hashir’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

John Allessio
VP, Red Hat Global Services

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Interview Overview
John Allessio and Nick Hopman stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and John Walls about Red Hat’s vision for global services. They provided insight into the aspects of global services, including client success, expertise and emerging technology. Red Hat is focusing more on training as the demand for OpenStack grows.
 
This was John’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Radhesh Balakrishnan
General Manager, OpenStack, Red Hat

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Interview Overview: Radhesh and Tim
Radhesh Balakrishnan and Tim Yeaton stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about the growth of the OpenStack Summit and what’s happened in the market. They provided insight into the many customers using OpenStack and how people can make money using OpenStack based on the demand.
 
Interview Overview: Radhesh and Lew
Radhesh Balakrishnan and Lew Tucker stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about him impressions of where OpenStack has gone. They provided insight into how Cisco’s customers are asking for OpenStack and the partnership between Cisco and Red Hat.
 
Radhesh previously visited theCUBE at Red Hat Summit 2014, Red Hat Summit 2015, and OpenStack Summit 2015 with Mike Cohen.
 

Carol Barrett
Data Center Planning, Open Source Technology Center, Intel Corp

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Interview Overview
Carol Barrett and Shamail Tahir stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Walls and Brian Gracely about the product working group within OpenStack. They provided insight into who is part of the group and the mission, the dynamics of the group, and how the interaction takes place.
 
This was Carol’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Randy Bias
VP, Technology, EMC Emerging Technologies Division

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Interview Overview
Randy Bias stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about where OpenStack currently fits into the environment. He provided insight into places where OpenStack is not relevant, what he wishes OpenStack included, how it interacts with the public cloud and the success in a hosted private cloud.
 
We always enjoy hearing an update from Randy! He’s stopped my many times, including at OpenStack Summit 2015, EMC World 2015, OpenStack SV 2014, and Openstack Summit Atlanta 2014.
 

Mark Bregman
CTO, NetApp

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Interview Overview
Mark Bregman and Dave Wright stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about NetApp’s OpenStack story. They provided insight into how NetApp is trying to transform itself, their involvement within the community, the state of storage for OpenStack and SolidFire’s success within the technology.
 
This was Mark’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Jonathan Bryce
Executive Director, OpenStack Foundation

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Interview Overview
Jonathan Bryce and Mark Collier stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about the key takeaways from the keynote address. They provided insight into thinking about OpenStack as an application, where OpenStack’s place is in partnering with others, and how the Foundation is working to make connections.
 
Jonathan has stopped by theCUBE before, including at OpenStack Summit 2015, OpenStack SV 2014, and Openstack Day Seattle 2015 with Lauren Sell.
 

Mark Collier
Chief Operating Officer, OpenStack Foundation

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Interview Overview
Mark Collier and Jonathan Bryce stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about the key takeaways from the keynote address. They provided insight into thinking about OpenStack as an application, where OpenStack’s place is in partnering with others, and how the Foundation is working to make connections.
 
Mark previously stopped by theCUBE at OpenStack Summit 2015 with Lauren Sell.
 

Margaret Dawson
Global Product Marketing, Red Hat

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Interview Overview
Margaret Dawson stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about Red Hat’s involvement with OpenStack. She provided insight into the contribution from Red Hat, the announcements from key customers to drive critical workloads, and what’s driving OpenStack to work in the private cloud.
 
Margaret Dawson previously visited theCUBE at the HP Discover Barcelona 2013.
 

Chris Emmons
Director Network Infrastructure Planning, Verizon

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Interview Overview
Chris Emmons and Kyle Forster stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about the keynote address. They provided insight into how Verizon is using OpenStack to deploy a large-scale infrastructure and Big Switch’s role with NFE workloads and the series of optimizations required.
 
This was Chris’ first time visiting theCUBE!
 

John Engates
CTO, Rackspace

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Interview Overview
John Engates and Darrin Hanson stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about the reach of OpenStack. They provided insight into how Rackspace approaches OpenStack differently, the focus on the open standard and the option to consume OpenStack in different data centers.
 
John previously visited theCUBE at Openstack Summit Atlanta 2014 and OpenStack Summit 2013.
 

Ryan Floyd
Founder / Partner, Storm Ventures

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Interview Overview
Ryan Floyd stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about how things are looking in the OpenStack community. He provided insight into where the whitespace is in OpenStack for investments, where companies can make money, and the new innovative ideas, including Platform9.
 
Ryan Floyd previously stopped by theCUBE at AWS re:Invent 2015, OpenStack Summit 2015, and AWS Re:Invent 2014.
 

Kyle Forster
Founder, Big Switch Networks

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Interview Overview
Kyle Forster and Chris Emmons stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about the keynote address. They provided insight into how Verizon is using OpenStack to deploy a large-scale infrastructure and Big Switch’s role with NFE workloads and the series of optimizations required.
 
This was Kyle’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Omri Gazitt
VP Products and Services, HPE Helion

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Interview Overview
Omri Gazitt stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about his involvement with open source and what brought him to HPE. He provided insight into where HPE Helion is, why customers are more successful working with OpenStack when they work with a vendor, and the problems that customers are solving with OpenStack.
 
This was Omri’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Ajay Gulati
Co-Founder and CEO, ZeroStack

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Interview Overvieqw
Ajay Gulati stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about what lead him to starting ZeroStack. He provided insight into how their solution model is different than traditional cloud models.
 
This was Ajay’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Richard Haigh
Global Head of Reliability and Operations, Paddy Power Betfair

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Interview Overview
Richard Haigh stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about how Paddy Power Betfair is using OpenStack. He provided insight into what lead them to using the cloud, how they have updated their infrastructure using OpenStack, how mobile has impacted betting and the type of bets they handle.
 
This was Richard’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Darrin Hanson
VP and GM of OpenStack Private Cloud, Rackspace

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Interview Overview
Darrin Hanson and John Engates stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about the reach of OpenStack. They provided insight into how Rackspace approaches OpenStack differently, the focus on the open standard and the option to consume OpenStack in different data centers.
 
This was Darrin’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Tom Hollingsworth
Founder, The Networking Nerd

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Interview Overview
Tom Hollingsworth stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about what Tech Field Day is. He provided insight into the networking discussions, what has surprised him about this week, and the new conversations about how to drive networking into projects.
 
This was Tom’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Nick Hopman
Senior Director, Emerging Technologies Practice, Red Hat

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Interview Overview
Nick Hopman and John Allessio stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and John Walls about Red Hat’s vision for global services. They provided insight into the aspects of global services, including client success, expertise and emerging technology. Red Hat is focusing more on training as the demand for OpenStack grows.
 
This was Nick’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Mark Interrante
SVP, Cloud Engineering, HPE Helion

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Interview Overview
Mark Interrante stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about the interest of OpenStack in the telecom space. He provided insight into how companies are completely changing their businesses by using OpenStack and HPE’s role in OpenStack.
 
Mark Interrante previously stopped by theCUBE at OpenStack Summit 2015, OpenStack Silicon Valley 2015, and HP Discover Barcelona 2014.
 

Dave Lincoln
GM, Storage Business Unit, Lenovo Enterprise Business Group

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Interview Overview
Dave Lincoln and Stuart McRae stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about what Lenovo is doing in the data center space. They provided insight into the different business units they have launched, including the Hyperscale Business Unit, Storage Business Unit and Converged Networking Business Unit. Stuart explained what the future of storage looks like for Lenovo.
 
This was Dave’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Kyle MacDonald
Founding Board Director, OpenStack

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Interview Overview
Kyle MacDonald stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about where he predicted OpenStack would be from when he attended the first OpenStack Summit. He provided insight into what people did well, lessons learned and the competition for different approaches early on.
 
This was Kyle’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Jason McGee
VP & CTO, IBM Cloud Platform, IBM

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Interview Overview
Jason McGee stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Walls and Brian Gracely about how the OpenStack community has expanded and how it’s key to IBM’s strategy. He provided insight into how he is spending the week, including talking with clients and how IBM has changed while continuing to integrate with OpenStack.
 
Jason McGee previously visited theCUBE at the DockerCon 2015 and IBM Edge 2012.
 

Craig McLuckie
Product Manager, Google

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Interview Overview
Craig McLuckie stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Walls and Brian Gracely about his keynote address. He provided insight into the Kubernetes demo they showed, how Kubernetes and OpenStack are working together and whether Google will offer OpenStack as a service in the future.
 
Craig previously stopped by theCUBE at OpenStack Silicon Valley 2015, Google Cloud Platform Live (2014), and VMworld 2014.
 

Stuart McRae
Director, Product Planning for Storage and Networking, Lenovo

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Interview Overview
Stuart McRae and Dave Lincoln stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about what Lenovo is doing in the data center space. They provided insight into the different business units they have launched, including the Hyperscale Business Unit, Storage Business Unit and Converged Networking Business Unit. Stuart explained what the future of storage looks like for Lenovo.
 
This was Stuart’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Ken Pepple
CTO, Solinea

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Interview Overview
Ken Pepple stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about what Solinea is doing with OpenStack. He provided insight into the software they provide for customers to use with OpenStack, what has changed in the past year and the skill set for customers in the space.
 
Ken Pepple previously visited theCUBE at the OpenStack Enterprise Forum in 2014.
 

Allison Randal
Open Source Strategist, HPE

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Interview Overview
Allison Randal stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Walls and Brian Gracely about diversity within OpenStack. She provided insight into the mission behind the Women of OpenStack group, how diversity strengthens projects, and the many pieces that they are working on bringing together.
 
This was Allison’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Mark Shuttleworth
Founder, Ubuntu

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Interview Overview
Mark Shuttleworth stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about how OpenStack has become the forum for private or open cloud. He provided insight into being at the beginning of the end for imagining what’s possible with OpenStack and a new phase that is coming that people can count on.
 
Mark Shuttleworth has stopped by theCUBE before, including at OpenStack Summit 2015 and Openstack Summit Atlanta 2014.
 

Shamail Tahir
IBM Offering Manager, OpenStack Initiatives

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Interview Overview
Shamail Tahir and Carol Barrett stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Walls and Brian Gracely about the product working group within OpenStack. They provided insight into who is part of the group and the mission, the dynamics of the group, and how the interaction takes place.
 
This was Shamail’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Heidi Joy Tretheway
Senior Marketing Manager, OpenStack Foundation

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Interview Overview
Heather Joy Tretheway stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and John Walls about the results of the user survey. She provided insight into the 1600 users that answered the survey, including 65% of OpenStack deployments are in full operational use, and what production means to users.
 
This was Heidi’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Lew Tucker
VP & CTO, Cisco

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Interview Overview: Lew and Radhesh
Lew Ticker and Radhesh Balakrishnan stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about him impressions of where OpenStack has gone. They provided insight into how Cisco’s customers are asking for OpenStack and the partnership between Cisco and Red Hat.
 
Lew previously stopped by theCUBE at the OpenStack Silicon Valley 2015, OpenStack Summit 2015 with Mark McLoughlin, and Openstack Summit Atlanta 2014.
 

Vijay Venugopal
Director, Product Management, Cisco

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Interview Overview
Vijay Venugopal and Chris Wright stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and John Walls about what Cisco’s Network Function Virtualization is doing. He provided insight into how NFV enables transforms operations and services, the partnership between Red Hat and Cisco, and what’s happening in the telecom space.
 
This was Vijay’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Chris Wright
Chief Technologist, Red Hat

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Interview Overview
Chris Wright stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about his takeaways from the keynote address. He provided insight into how Red Hat has grown into OpenStack and how they are helping to mature OpenStack for its long-term success.
 
Interview Overview: Chris and Vijay
Chris Wright and Vijay Venugopal stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and John Walls about what Cisco’s Network Function Virtualization is doing. He provided insight into how NFV enables transforms operations and services, the partnership between Red Hat and Cisco, and what’s happening in the telecom space.
 
Chris previously visited theCUBE at Red Had Summit 2015 and OpenStack Summit 2015 with Dave Ward.
 

Tim Yeaton
SVP Infrastructure Business Group, Red Hat

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Interview Overview
Tim Yeaton and Radhesh Balakrishnan stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Stu Miniman and Brian Gracely about the growth of the OpenStack Summit and what’s happened in the market. They provided insight into the many customers using OpenStack and how people can make money using OpenStack based on the demand.
 
Tim previously visited theCUBE at Red Hat Summit 2014 and OpenStack Summit 2015.
 
 

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