OpenStack Tokyo Summit Proposals, please vote!

Continuing our tradition of speaking at the OpenStack Summits on topics that help customers to learn more about business needs, challenges, and best practices while adopting OpenStack, we have submitted following proposals for the upcoming Tokyo Summit: Navigating OpenStack Ecosystem (along with Seth Fox of Solinea) Seth and I have been presenting an overview of the[…]

OpenStack Ecosystem Mapped

[Given how dynamic the OpenStack ecosystem is, we knew that we need to update the mapping often. With the acquisition news around Blue Box and Piston Cloud today, we had to do it sooner than expected. Congratulations!] Download the whitepaper here: Mapping OpenStack EcoSystem   OpenStack ecosystem is a vibrant, diverse, ever evolving one with[…]

OpenStack Startup Series #2 – StorPool

Introduction StorPool, a distributed storage startup is next in our podcast series on OpenStack startups.  StorPool was founded in 2011 by Boyan Ivanov, Boyan Krosnov and Yanko Yankulov with the goal of enabling simpler, cheaper and efficient storage on commodity servers. StorPool is head quartered with most of its employees in Bulgaria and offices presence in US and UK.[…]

OpenStack Startup Series #1 – StackStorm

OpenStack Startups This is the first in series of posts covering OpenStack Startups. OpenStack ecosystem is in interesting phase with consolidation around major vendors and few acquisitions, all the while more startups blazing innovations. This series highlights some of these startups. We have Evan Powell, CEO of StackStorm and Patrick Hoolboom of StackStorm with us today. StackStorm[…]

Gigaom Research Report: OpenStack’s Inflection Point

You might have read my recent report on Gigaom: OpenStack’s Inflection Point: What to Look for in 2015, comments welcome. Among the things I had correctly called out to watch for, here are some early updates from the OpenStack community on some of them: 1) Product Management OpenStackPM Kilo Mid cycle meetup kickstarted the conversations on[…]

OpenStack Paris Summit 2014 – The People of OpenStack

MetaCloud took an awesome initiative to highlight the most influential people of OpenStack. What better way than to ask the community to vote for the most influential people and the community voted too. MetaCloud made a nice deck of playing cards with 54 most influential people, which was sought like hot cakes at the summit! Kudos to[…]

OpenStack Paris Summit 2014 – Talks/ Panels from Cloud Don

OpenStack Summit 2014 in Paris has been the largest summit so far, with more than 4600 attendees! I have been doing what I do at the summits – talk to different personas. After donning the Analyst hat, I will be wearing my developer hat for the next two days to look at what’s next for[…]