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OpenStack and the Industry Shift with Open Cloud

At Cloud Expo, Pluralsight’s Eric Wright to discuss what OpenStack means to today's companies and systems integrators

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As open technologies continue to make a bigger splash in the industry, the growth with OpenStack is showing the shift toward a new way to manage and consume IT resources. In the public and private cloud ecosystems, OpenStack has an opportunity to bring existing organizations into a standardized platform, plus many new customers are making moves to embrace OpenStack and open platforms in their IT portfolio. What does OpenStack mean to today's companies, systems integrators, and to administrators?

In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Eric Wright, Systems Architect at Pluralsight, to discuss how making the move toward OpenStack and increasing knowledge and feature usage in OpenStack is going to be a key factor in the success in adopting this exciting platform.

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Speaker Bio:
Eric Wright is a systems architect, VMware vExpert and Cisco Champion with a background in virtualization, OpenStack, business continuity, PowerShell scripting and systems automation. He's worked in many industries, including financial services, health services and engineering firms. As the author behind DiscoPosse.com, a technology and virtualization blog, Eric is also a regular contributor to community driven technology groups such as the vBrownBag community and the VMUG organization in Toronto, Canada. He is a Pluralsight Author, the leading provider of online training for tech and creative professionals. Eric's latest course is "Introduction to OpenStack" you can check it out at pluralsight.com.

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