OpenStack Liberty: 2015 Update and 2016 Challenges



Recorded Wednesday, December 9, 2015 | 2:00 – 3:00 EST

OpenStack Had An Astonishing 2015. Mainstream Pressure For Private-Label Feature Parity Threaten OpenStack’s Purist Ideals. Where Has OpenStack Been and Where Is It Going?

Founded in 2010 as an independent project between NASA and Rackspace, OpenStack has captivated the masses for its promise to overhaul the reign of proprietary private cloud providers as the leading open source infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solution.

As we learned at this year’s OpenStack Summits in Vancouver and Tokyo, pressure is on the project to match proprietary solutions feature-for-feature.

OpenStack Liberty, the 11th release since inception, yielded a Trove of new features and programs. Join Turbonomic Technology Evangelist, Eric Wright, for OpenStack Liberty: 2015 Update and 2016 Challenges where we will cover:

  • A brief history of OpenStack and its ever-growing mainstream adoption
  • 2015 releases Kilo and Liberty, and all of the new updates each bore
  • Predictions for 2016, including why your organization will be adopting OpenStack very soon

About the Speaker
Eric WrightEric Wright
Before joining Turbonomic, Eric Wright served as a systems architect at Raymond James in Toronto. As a result of his work, Eric was named a 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, a technology and virtualization blog, Eric is also a regular contributor to community-driven technology groups such as the vBrownBag community and leading 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

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