Akamai and Harvard to Speak at OpenNebula Conf US 2017 in Boston

OpenNebula Conferences are vendor-neutral events focused on real-world practices and how to successfully implement open source in your cloud

CAMBRIDGE, MA, March 6, 2017. Today the OpenNebula open-source project announced that Jack Wadden of Akamai Technologies, and James Cuff and Justin Riley of FAS Research Computing at Harvard University will be keynote speakers at the Fifth OpenNebula Cloud Conference, the must-attend open cloud event, that will take place on June 19-20 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. More speakers will be announced shortly and a preliminary programme will be ready by the end of March. This is the first edition of this open cloud conference in the United States. The call for presentations is open through March 17 and the very early bird registration is available through March 20.

OpenNebula Conferences are education events that serve as a meeting point of cloud users, developers, administrators, integrators and researchers, featuring talks with real user experiences and use cases. They also include hands-on tutorials, lightning talks, and hacking sessions that provide an opportunity to discuss burning ideas, and meet face to face to discuss development. Previous speakers include Santander Bank, CentOS, European Space Agency, FermiLab, Puppet, Red Hat, BlackBerry, Telefonica,,Runtastic, Unity3D and Citrix.

More Information: http://2017us.opennebulaconf.com

About OpenNebula

OpenNebula is a turnkey enterprise-ready solution that includes all the features needed to provide an on-premises (private) cloud offering, and to offer public cloud services. In 2008 OpenNebula was the first open-source cloud management platform, and now it operates as an open-source collaborative effort with a wide community of users. It has over 100,000 downloads annually and several hundreds of users in industry, like Activision, Akamai, Runtastic, Unity3D, CentOS, BBC, CA Technologies, HPE, Telefonica and BlackBerry, and science, like Harvard, Leibniz Supercomputing Center, FermiLab, European Space Agency and SurfSARA. Some of the largest cloud infrastructures in the world, with tens of datacenters and hundreds of thousands of cores, run OpenNebula as their cloud management platform.

More Information: http://OpenNebula.org

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