November 6-8, 2017

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Accelerate Your Transition to the Next-Generation Data Center with OpenStack and NetApp

Learn why NetApp is the #1 commercial OpenStack storage solution company! As a charter member of the OpenStack Foundation and a leading contributing member of projects like Cinder and Manila, NetApp has delivered industry-leading technologies which enable truly effortless OpenStack solutions. See why five out of seven OpenStack Super Users deliver with NetApp solutions. In this session, attendees will learn how NetApp enables you to unlock the power of your data for a variety of OpenStack use cases such as DevOps and Containers, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and many more. With NetApp SolidFire, you can deploy OpenStack Cinder storage in under a minute, guarantee performance to every application in your OpenStack cloud, and automate everything with a full-featured API. NetApp's innovative Data Fabric and ONTAP storage for Cinder and Manila enables you to easily move traditional workloads to hybrid cloud, and continue to take advantage of extensive data management features. With NetApp StorageGRID, you can deploy massively scalable S3- and Swift-compatible object storage with erasure encoding for maximum efficiency. Regardless of your workload, NetApp has the right storage solution to unlock the power of your data. To learn more, attend this session and visit

Wednesday, November 8, 1:50pm-2:30pm
Difficulty Level: Beginner
John Griffith, Principal Software Engineer at SolidFire, helped to create the Cinder project in OpenStack.  His primary responsibility at SolidFire is technical contributor to OpenStack and Open Source technologies.  He served as Technical Lead for the Block Storage Project since it's beginning through the Juno release, and also has held an elected seat on the OpenStack... FULL PROFILE
Product Management and Strategy, NetApp
Rob’s involvement with OpenStack dates to the origins of the community in 2010. He founded and continues to lead NetApp’s efforts in this area. He’s been engaged as an architect of deployments and an ATC (technical contributor to the community), serves as NetApp’s OpenStack Foundation representative, and is a regular speaker at OpenStack Summits, conferences and user... FULL PROFILE