Barcelona, Spain
October 25-28, 2016

Event Details

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Cisco: OpenStack & the Cisco Next-Generation Datacenter: Customer Stories from BBVA, KazTransCom, SAP, SBSA

Cisco data center solutions, including Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), Unified Computing Systems (UCS), and ASR, sit at the heart of many enterprise-class OpenStack cloud deployments. In this talk, we’ll hear directly from cloud architects from Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA), KazTransCom, SAP, and Standard Bank of South Africa (SBSA) about how they partnered with Cisco to design and deploy their OpenStack environments. The discussion will include how each defined their use case and architecture, what challenges they encountered along the way, and how Cisco technology contributed to their success.

Thursday, October 27, 11:00am-11:40am (9:00am - 9:40am UTC)
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Senior Director of Product Management
Mike Cohen is Senior Director of Product Management at Cisco Systems. Mike began his career as an early engineer on VMware's hypervisor team and subsequently worked in infrastructure product management on Google and Big Switch Networks. Mike holds a BSE in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. FULL PROFILE
Martin Klein is a Principal Cloud Architect at SAP. Since joining the market leader for enterprise application software 5 years ago he has been focusing on designing and building large scale infrastructure for SAP’s cloud offerings. Martin’s guiding principle is combining open standards and software with proven enterprise technologies to deliver versatile and resilient... FULL PROFILE
Standard Bank of South Africa
I grew up on a fruit farm in a rural area south of Johannesburg South Africa. Attended a technical school and was often the only girl in class, I have a passion for the arts, started off studying Fine Arts and accidentally stumbled intotechnology, something which iI'm now incredibly passionate about, I believe that my outlook on technology and the changes it brings us is complemented... FULL PROFILE
Head of R&D Department
Maxim has been working at Kaztranscom for the last 7 years in different positions. He started as an engineer and now acts as a Head of R&D Department. Maxim with his team are responsible for providing new services and innovations. Maxim has over 7 years of engineering experience, mostly with Telco. He has CCNA, CCNP and CCIE certifications and now studies the MBA program. FULL PROFILE
In 2010, start working at BBVA in the Communications Department. In 2011, became head of Traffic Management Department, responsible for International Network, Network Security, Internet access and Balanced Services. Since the end of 2015, Architecture Engineer responsible for deploying the networking for an IaaS in a cloud environment and for deploying the networking for a new DC-based on SDN. FULL PROFILE