Mirantis Co-Founder Will Address OpenStack APAC Conference

Mirantis co-founder will tell how companies are successfully monetizing OpenStack at the OpenStack APAC conference in Beijing

Mountain View, Calif., August 8, 2012 – Mirantis co-founder Boris Renski will speak at the OpenStack APAC conference August 11 in Beijing.

He will speak on How to Make Money on OpenStack. The conference will bring together developers to discuss ways to promote and deploy OpenStack in enterprises and industries.

Renski is co-founder and executive vice president of Mirantis. He is also one of the organizers of the Bay Area’s OpenStack user group, with meetings in Silicon Valley, and a frequent speaker and blogger on issues related to OpenStack.

“After OpenStack was announced in the summer of 2010, the degree of momentum behind this new open source platform has been nothing short of spectacular. Startups and enterprises alike have placed their strategic bets to monetize the OpenStack wave in various ways,” explained Renski.

As an ecosystem insider and one of the founding sponsors of the OpenStack Foundation, Renski will offer his views on how various organizations in the OpenStack ecosystem are trying to monetize it today. He will also share his perspective on what works and what doesn’t, based on his experience helping grow Mirantis’ OpenStack business to 60+ people in just under 18 months.

Mirantis, a leader in engineering services for OpenStack, is a founding member of the Openstack Foundation and the largest and most experienced provider of engineering services for OpenStack. The company has been an active member of the OpenStack community since its inception. Mirantis has successfully delivered dozens of OpenStack implementation projects for organizations like Internap, Cisco, Dell, Nexenta, etc.

In addition, the company has provided important contributions to the Dell-developed Crowbar software framework. Recently, Mirantis and Dell announced a partnership to help customers design, build, and manage robust infrastructure clouds using the OpenStack open source platform.

About Mirantis

Mirantis is an engineering services company delivering expertise in open source application infrastructure and OpenStack. Clients include Cisco, Dell, GE Money and Agilent. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, CA and currently houses one of the largest groups of experts in OpenStack under a single roof. Mirantis works with middleware vendors, compute infrastructure companies, and Fortune 1000 enterprises, helping them to extract value from OpenStack. www.mirantis.com.

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