PALO ALTO, Calif. and HONG KONG – Nov. 04, 2013 — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced the company continues to drive active involvement and leadership in OpenStack, and will have a broad presence at the OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong, November 5-7, 2013. Once again, VMware was a top 10 contributor to OpenStack and the company has expanded its scope of OpenStack contributions to include compute, networking and storage. At the event, attendees will have the opportunity to attend more than a dozen sessions presented by VMware’s OpenStack experts, as well have access to hands-on labs to take OpenStack on VMware for a test drive.
“OpenStack itself is a framework that enables the use of different compute, network, and storage technologies to build clouds,” said John Gilmartin, vice president of Cloud Infrastructure at VMware. “With OpenStack, the quality of the resulting cloud both from a consumer and operator perspective will be heavily dependent on components the customer chooses. VMware provides a proven portfolio of best-in-class components, including existing technologies such as VMware vSphere® and new innovations such as VMware NSX and VMware vSAN, for building OpenStack clouds. We have a dedicated software development team that is focused on OpenStack, making sure that the best way to run OpenStack is on top of VMware technologies.”
With the release of OpenStack Havana, VMware has delivered the following:
VMware Sessions at OpenStack Summit Hong Kong
The VMware team will deliver more than a dozen sessions at OpenStack Summit that cover the full spectrum of OpenStack technologies. Sessions will range from technical deep dives, to customer success stories, to industry panels with OpenStack peers. A full list of VMware sessions can be found here.
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