SUSE is working with customers to deploy private clouds based on OpenStack.
Pete Chadwick is Director of Product Management, Cloud and Systems Management for SUSE. Chadwick has more than 20 years of experience at global technology organizations such as IBM, US Robotics, 3Com and Novell. At SUSE, his responsibilities include comprehensive market and business analysis required to deliver go-to-market strategies for one of SUSE’s priority business areas – cloud. Chadwick is responsible for bringing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to Amazon EC2. Most recently he championed the company’s work with and significant contributions to OpenStack, an open source cloud computing project. Chadwick is a member of the OpenStack Product Working Group and has presented on OpenStack at many industry events including Gartner Data Center, LinuxCon, CloudOpen, Brainshare, SUSEcon, Open Source Business Conference and Cloud Computing Expo. He is a published author including the 2012 Forbes article “Why Cloud Computing Needs To – And Will – Go Open Source”.