November 6-8, 2017

Event Details

Australia vs the Rest of the World: A discussion on how OpenStack compares down under.

In this session, industry leaders from Australia and abroad will discuss how OpenStack adoption in Australia compares to the rest of the world. Topics include: 

  • The Amazon effect on open source cloud business models 
  • OpenStack and the Edge: how much hype, how much substance? 
  • The largest challenges facing the OpenStack community today 
  • The cultural and organizational changes needed to drive innovation 
  • Whether Australia is progressive or conservative in cloud technology adoption
Monday, November 6, 1:30pm-2:10pm
Difficulty Level: N/A
Program Manager enabling the Telco of the future using open source SDN/NFV technologies coupled with agile/DevOps tools and processes. FULL PROFILE
Peter Lees is the chief technologist for SUSE in Asia-Pacific, with the responsibility for developing awareness of SUSE products, technologies and capabilities throughout the APAC region. As a technologist with an extensive background in open systems, IT infrastructure, and cloud computing, Lees has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, including senior consultant roles at NetApp and... FULL PROFILE
Australian Research Data Commons, Associate Director, Research Cloud and Storage
Dr Paul Coddington is a Deputy Director of Nectar, responsible for the Nectar national Research Cloud. He also works for eResearch SA, where he has had senior roles since its inception in 2002, and has previously worked as a program manager for national eResearch projects. He has over 30 years experience in eResearch including computational science, high performance and distributed computing,... FULL PROFILE
Aptira, Chief Operating Officer
Roland is COO at Aptira. Prior to that Roland ran business critical technology delivery organisations to build some of Australia’s largest telco, ISP and digital media solutions at OzEmail, WorldCom and Telstra. FULL PROFILE