Original Broadcast: February 16, 2017


Now that OpenStack has the features necessary for a cloud platform solution, new development is proceeding in more directions than ever, providing diverse capabilities for end users of all kinds. The upcoming Ocata release is no exception. Join us for the What's New in OpenStack Ocata webinar to learn about new developments in the many projects that make up the OpenStack community, including:

  • Improved functionality on Windows-based hosts, so non-Linux shops can take advantage of OpenStack's capabilities
  • Advances in container networking that make it possible to more easily integrate container-based and VM-based applications
  • Improved visibility into what's going on within your cloud, with Logging as a Service and improvements in telemetry
  • New NFV-related capabilities, including better usability and monitoring
  • Better control over systems with policy engine improvements

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About the presenters:

Michael Tillman

Michael Tillman

Sr. System Architect at Mirantis

Mike Tillman is a Sr. System Architect in the OpenStack Services team at Mirantis. Previously he was a software engineer at American Express involved with DevOps.

Rajat Jain

Rajat Jain

Solutions Architect at Mirantis

Rajat Jain is a Solutions Architect in the OpenStack Services team at Mirantis. Previously, he served as a Cloud Solutions and Research Architect at IBM. In his career, he has specialized in deployments, upgrades, scaling, security aspects of the control planes and workloads in hybrid and private cloud environments.

Stacy Veronneau

Stacy Véronneau

Solutions Architect at Mirantis

Stacy Véronneau is a Solutions Architect in the OpenStack Services team at Mirantis. Cloud evangelist, technical lead with business know-how and open source advocate. In his career, he has specialized in global solutions delivery and management in areas as diverse as publishing, finance and the mobile and telecom world. Involved with the Canadian OpenStack community, he is the organizer of OpenStack Montreal, Ottawa, and co-organizer of OpenStack Toronto Meetups.

Nick Chase

Nick Chase

Sr. Manager of Technical Content at Mirantis

Nick Chase is Sr. Manager of Technical Content at Mirantis and serves as editor-in-chief of the popular OpenStack:Unlocked newsletter, which he created. He is also active in the OpenStack Documentation project. With 20+ years' experience as a developer and author, Nick has written several books and hundreds of articles as an IBM developerWorks Certified Master Author. He also founded NoTooMi.com and has done Web application development for companies such as Alcatel-Lucent, Sun Microsystems, Oracle, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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