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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley: This Is Your Career on OpenStack

Rackspace’s Niki Acosta to discuss how to make a career out of the OpenStack movement

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In a little over two years, OpenStack has shattered adoption benchmarks set by previous open source projects and gained acceptance as the future of the data center, but has your career kept up with its blistering pace?

In her session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Niki Acosta, Product Evangelist for Rackspace Private Cloud, will explain how they have already made a career out of the OpenStack movement and how you can make the transition into making OpenStack your full-time job, from becoming more familiar with the code to selling on the opportunity to the C-suite and startups alike.

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Speaker Bio:
Niki Acosta is Product Evangelist for Rackspace Private Cloud. A Racker since 2008, she had held numerous roles throughout the organization and across many different products in the Rackspace portfolio. Prior to joining the Private Cloud team, she was responsible for training and sales enablement for the Rackspace Public Cloud products. A frequent speaker, tweeter, and blogger, she has become a recognized name in the cloud industry.

A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
Cloud Expo 2012 Silicon Valley, November 5-8, 2012, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading Cloud industry players in the world.

The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo conference and exhibition in Santa Clara, CA, November 5-8, 2012.

The recent Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, was the largest Cloud Computing conference ever produced with more sponsors, exhibitors and delegates than all other Cloud events of the year combined!

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley will attract more than 10,000 delegates from 48 countries and over 200 sponsors and exhibitors!

All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented at the 10th International Cloud Expo - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.

"Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term ‘cloud computing' was coined," said Fuat Kircaali, founder and chairman of SYS-CON Events, Inc. "Cloud has become synonymous with ‘computing' and ‘software' in two short years, and this event has become the new PC Expo, Comdex, and InternetWorld of our decade. By 2012, more than 50,000 delegates per year will be attending Cloud Expo."

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