Curtis is an OpenStack Architect at Interdynamix. In his career Curtis has deployed private clouds for educational institutions, implemented large object storage systems for digital archives, and designed and operated an advanced Canadian public cloud, all utilizing OpenStack. He is primarily interested in advanced datacenter technologies such as infrastructure as a service, automation, and software defined networking, as well as distributed systems and container orchestration engines.
Currently he is designing and deploying OpenStack clouds for the purposes of Network Function Virtualization (NFV) in the telecommunications industry.
Curtis also chairs the OpenStack Operators Telecom/NFV Functional Team in an attempt to make deploying NFV solutions based on OpenStack easier and better for OpenStack Operators.