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Bridging The Gap: OpenStack For VMware Administrators

As OpenStack continues to grow, Enterprises are beginning to explore and to implement OpenStack as their Cloud platform of choice. Often, these companies have existing investments and expertise with VMware technologies. In order to prepare for this new world, these people who are familiar with VMware concepts and terminology will need to understand the parallel concepts and terminology in OpenStack. In this keynote, a VMware veteran who have moved from the VMware space into the OpenStack space will talk about how to bridge the gap between vSphere and OpenStack concepts and. This session will be valuable for anyone who needs a better grasp of how to talk about both VMware and OpenStack in an enterprise context. We will also explore the concept of Cloud-native applications and talk about the differences between operating a VMware environment and an OpenStack Cloud platform. Finally, we will discuss how VMware, as a company, has been bridging these 2 world by integrating their technologies with OpenStack in both the Havana and Icehouse releases.

Speakers: Cody Bunch,Kenneth Hui,Scott Lowe