Kapil Arora is a Cloud Platform Architect at NetApp in the EMEA region. He helps customers with OpenStack proof of concept implementations and production deployments and focusses on innovation, evangelization, and promoting the benefits of NetApp storage and software in cloud computing environments. Kapil works with many big customers like SAP, BBVA and Deutsche Telekom in Europe and is an active speaker at OpenStack days. He presented OpenStack Manila at OpenStack days Budapest, Nordics and Paris and Enterprise Storage topics at OpenStack days BENELUX and Germany in 2016. He is very interested in topics like File-share services, Backup and Recovery, Database Applications, and Persistent Storage for Containers. He has 10 years of IT indsustry experience including 7+ years in the Storage industry. Kapil is also a Java and Python programmer and has a Bachelors degree in Information Technology from Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Engineering, Pune.