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Canonical
on 18 March 2014

Customer stories from OpenStack+VMware projects


Tuesday, 18th March — 15:00 GMT/10:00 EST

In this webinar, Dave Russell, Head of Sales Engineering at Canonical, and Ramiro Salas, Global Technology Specialist for OpenStack at VMware, will walk you through some of our “war stories” from customer engagements getting both Ubuntu OpenStack and VMware infrastructure to work together, and highlight some of the things you need to be aware of before starting such a project.

In this webinar, Dave Russell, Head of Sales Engineering at Canonical, and Ramiro Salas, Global Technology Specialist for OpenStack at VMware, will walk you through some of our “war stories” from customer engagements getting both Ubuntu OpenStack and VMware infrastructure to work together, and highlight some of the things you need to be aware of before starting such a project.

Topics will include:

Options for deploying OpenStack and VMware technologies

  • Things you need to know about OpenStack
  • Things you need to know about VMware solutions
  • Benefits to organisations integrating both technologies
  • Possible scenarios for OpenStack and VMware integration

Stories from real deployments

  • Customer challenges
  • Chosen solutions and rationale
  • Challenges encountered
  • Results, lessons learned, and future outlook

The pitfalls: Things to be aware of prior to embarking on an OpenStack+VMware project

Presenters

Dave Russell, Head of Sales Engineering, Canonical

Dave has been working with Linux/UNIX and Open Source technology in Enterprise, Telco and Finance environments for over 15 years.

Now at Canonical, Dave’s international team works with customers and partners providing solutions that solve customer problems across the world using a combination of Ubuntu, Juju, MAAS, OpenStack and Canonical services.

Ramiro Salas, Global Technology Specialist for OpenStack, VMware

Ramiro Salas is a Global Technology Specialist for OpenStack at VMware. With over 25 years in the industry, Ramiro has held roles ranging from C programmer to CTO and co-founder.

A native of Chile, he started working with virtual machines in 1987 in the IBM mainframe, virtual routers and firewalls since 2000 at CoSine Communications, and x86 VMs at VMware since 2004. He studied Computer Engineering at the University of Santiago, Chile, and is CISSP, VCP and MCA-100 certified.

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