OpenStack Summit Breakout Sessions – Update

Previously, we announced the 20 sessions at OpenStack Summit Atlanta that feature Red Hat speakers. In addition to these 20 sessions throughout the week, Red Hat will also have a dedicated track for the full day on Monday May 12th from 11:15am to 6:10pm, in room B312. Here, you’ll be able to learn more about the specific efforts Red Hat is making around our commercially supported OpenStack products and joint partner solutions.

Below are the sessions we will be presenting in our breakout room, with Red Hat speakers as well as partners and customers. We encourage you to explore the agenda on the OpenStack schedule builder by going to http://openstacksummitmay2014atlanta.sched.org/?s=B312

Space is limited and schedules are filling up, so please sure to reserve your space soon!

Filling the Management Gap: Cloud Management Platforms for Managing OpenStack and Other Cloud Infrastructures
In this session, you will learn how cloud management platforms bring critical management capabilities like chargeback/showback, configuration and lifecycle management, orchestration, automation, and governance driven by IT-defined policies, and capacity and utilization reporting to your OpenStack deployment.

  • Monday 11:15-11:55am
  • Brad Ascar, Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat

 

Enterprise Storage for OpenStack Clouds
Storage is a foundational component of the cloud and choosing the right scale-out storage solution is critical as you architect and implement your OpenStack infrastructure. In this session, you will learn why Red Hat Storage Server is the right choice for your public, private, and hybrid clouds. We’ll cover the integration of Red Hat Storage Server and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, its benefits, use cases, and a sneak peek at the roadmap.

  • Monday 12:05-12:45pm
  • Tushar Katarki, Red Hat

Lunch and Learn: Verizon Experience Building OpenStack Clouds with Red Hat
Learn about Verizon’s experience Building OpenStack Clouds with Red Hat. Lunch will be provided.

  • Monday 12:45-1:45pm
  • Fernando “Fred” Oliveira, Verizon

OpenShift: The State-of-the-Art PaaS on OpenStack
OpenShift by Red Hat, the open source Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), makes it easy to add a PaaS layer onto OpenStack, the open source cloud computing platform. Come learn about the latest innovations in PaaS, and see how easy and beneficial it can be to run OpenShift on top of OpenStack. and set the direction for future work. Anyone interested in OpenStack security should attend…

  • Monday 2:00-2:40pm
  • Diane Mueller, Red Hat

OpenStack Solutions from Dell & Red Hat
Join this session to learn how Dell and Red Hat are strengthening their long-standing collaboration and commitment to help you confidently embrace open cloud computing technologies. You’ll also learn how you can not only benefit from the co-engineered solutions, but from the partnership’s combined cloud expertise, enterprise innovation, and dedicated support and portfolio of services as well.

  • Monday 2:50-3:30pm
  • Joseph George, Director of Product Strategy for Cloud and Big Data, Dell
  • William Mason, Director of Partner Strategy for OpenStack and virtualization, Red Hat

Project Staypuft: An Introduction to the Foreman OpenStack Installer
Foreman OpenStack Installer—project name “Staypuft”—makes it very easy to install and configure real-world production OpenStack environments. Foreman OpenStack Installer introduces a new user interface designed specifically for OpenStack, while using Foreman’s robust capabilities to discover and provision bare metal hosts, orchestrate the deployment, and configure OpenStack services and components.  Using the intuitive wizard flow, Foreman OpenStack Installer lets you deploy complex, distributed, highly available layouts as easily as simple controller/compute or all-in-one layouts.

  • Monday 3:40-4:20pm
  • Arthur Berezin, Product Manager, Red Hat
  • Hugh Brock, Red Hat

Red Hat and Alcatel-Lucent: The right collaboration to support a Service Providers journey to the Cloud
This session will detail the benefits of  NFV migration for network operators, and how they can benefit by this change in architecture. We’ll discuss the engineering collaboration between our two companies to provide the right NFV platform relying on OpenStack. In addition, we will discuss the ecosystem programs that both companies have developed to accelerate the adoption of NFV based on OpenStack technologies

  • Monday 4:40-5:20pm
  • Chris Wright, Technical Director of SDN, Red Hat
  • Itai Mendelsohn, CloudBand R&D Lead, Alcatel-Lucent

OpenDaylight Developer Panel

Join Neela Jacques, executive director of the OpenDaylight Project, in a panel discussion with some of the key developers and contributors to OpenDaylight.

  • Monday 5:30-6:10pm
  • Moderator: Neela Jacques, Executive Director, OpenDaylight Project
  • Speakers:
  • Kyle Mestery, Principal Engineer, Cisco
  • Dave Meyer, CTO and Chief Architect, Brocade
  • Brent Salisbury, Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat
  • Madhu Venguopal, Senior Principal Engineer, Red Hat