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Individual Member Profile


Beth Cohen

Date Joined
August 08, 2012

Verizon From 2013-07-23 (Current)
Cloud Technology Partners From 2013-04-08 To 2013-07-23
Statement of Interest

Author of OpenStack Architecture Design Guide and long time participant in the project.


Beth Cohen, DMTS at Verizon, working on developing new cloud products and services.  She is also President, Luth Computer Specialists, an independent consultancy specializing in cloud focused solutions to help enterprises leverage the efficiencies of cloud architectures and technologies. Previously, Ms. Cohen was a Senior Cloud Architect with Cloud Technology Partners and the Director of Engineering IT for BBN Corporation, where she was involved with the initial development of the Internet, working on some of the hottest networking and web technology protocols in their infancy.



I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Nova,Swift,Openstack-ci,Openstack-manuals,Deployment

OpenStack Summit Presentations
Boston, MA
  • Verizon Product Case Study - OpenStack at the Edge
  • OpenStack Security - Translating it into Real World products
  • The Evolution of the User Group: Facilitating OpenStack Adoption
  • Taking OpenStack Out to the Network Edges
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