Contributors - Dell Partners & Friends

Cloudera develops open-source software for a world dependent on Big Data. With Cloudera, businesses and other organizations can now interact with the world's largest data sets at the speed of thought — and ask bigger questions in the pursuit of discovering something incredible. Company www.cloudera.com

Cloudscaling serves enterprises, service providers and web application providers who want elastic cloud infrastructure to deliver the agility, performance, and economic benefits of public clouds like Amazon Web Services, but deployable in the customer’s datacenter and under the IT team’s control. 

Cloudscaling embraces the OpenStack project as a core technology. The Cloudscaling team are industry veterans who have designed and deployed large-scale cloud infrastructure for cloud pioneers such as AWS, NASA, GoGrid, RightScale and eBay. Cloudscaling is backed by Trinity Ventures and is headquartered in San Francisco. Company website: www.cloudscaling.com

Datameer was founded in 2009 by some of the original contributors to Apache Hadoop, Datameer has grown to a global team, advancing big data analytics. Datameer is headquatered in San Mateo, California, with offices in New York and Halle (Salle) in Germany. Company website: www.datameer.com

enStratius is a cloud infrastructure management solution for deploying and managing enterprise-class applications in public, private and hybrid clouds. Where cloud services software (i.e. Eucalyptus, Joyent and Citrix CloudStack) target the delivery of cloud as a service, enStratus is focused on the consumption of one or more cloud services from a single, consistent management platform. Think of enStratus as the enterprise console to the world of cloud computing. Company website: www.enstratus.com

Inktank is a professional services and support company that was founded in 2012 by several creators of Ceph, including Sage Weil, cofounder of DreamHost and CEO and Chief Architect of Ceph. The company is based in Los Angeles, CA and is funded by New Dream Network.

We are committed to supporting the adoption of Ceph, an open source project with tremendous potential to transform the storage industry. Through professional services and support subscriptions, Inktank is furthering the adoption of Ceph. We are also actively involved in contributing to OpenStack, btrfs, KVM/QEMU and several other open source projects. Company website: www.inktank.com

Mirantis delivers OpenStack cloud and open source application infrastructure. With the largest pool of OpenStack engineering expertise on the market, Mirantis helps service providers, SaaS vendors and enterprises build and run robust OpenStack cloud infrastructure, powered by the full force of open source innovation. Its focus: vendor-independent cloud implementation uncompromised by opaque hooks or proprietary packaging.

The company has a unique cost-effective delivery model, founded on years of deep software engineering experience for demanding Fortune 1000 companies. Customers include Cisco, Dell, GE, Agilent, NASA, The Gap, Axcient and Nexenta. Mirantis is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with engineering centers in Russia and Ukraine. Company website: www.mirantis.com

Morphlabs is a recognized leader in converged infrastructure solutions for the Enterprise. Our mCloud products pre-integrate hyperscale hardware with best-of-breed software to deliver the most price performant private cloud available today. The mCloud solution’s next generation modular architecture completely integrates compute, storage and networking to dramatically reduce the cost of IT while accelerating time to market. Enterprises are free to focus on the tasks that differentiate their business, instead of worrying about IT procurement, integration, assembly and optimization.

Founded in 2007 by industry pioneers, Morphlabs is headquartered in Los Angeles, with operations in the Philippines, Japan, and Singapore. Company website: www.morphlabs.com

OpenStack Foundation is an independent body providing shared resources to help achieve the OpenStack Mission by Protecting, Empowering, and Promoting OpenStack software and the community around it, including users, developers and the entire ecosystem. Foundation website: www.openstack.org

Opscode is the leader in cloud infrastructure automation. We help companies of all sizes develop fully automated server infrastructures that scale easily and predictably, and can be quickly rebuilt in any environment, saving developers and systems engineers time and money. Company website: www.opscode.com

Pentaho was born out of the desire to achieve positive, disruptive change in the business analytics space by building a world class BI platform. Read about the Pentaho story and how we are changing the business intelligence and analytics industry. Company website: www.pentaho.com

Piston Cloud is the enterprise OpenStack company. Founded by several of the creators of OpenStack, our mission is to further the natural evolution of the OpenStack project while focusing on meeting the needs of the enterprise. Company website: www.pistoncloud.com 

Rackspace delivers enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds around the world. We got started in 1998 and since have grown to serve more than 197,000 customers. Company website: http://www.rackspace.com/

SUSE is the original provider of the enterprise Linux distribution and the most interoperable platform for mission-critical computing. It's the only Linux recommended by VMware, Microsoft and SAP. And it's supported on more hardware and software than any other enterprise Linux distribution. Company website: www.suse.com

SwiftStack enables IT teams to implement and manage an easy to use, multi-tenant and highly scalable private cloud storage platform based on the OpenStack Object Storage system.

SwiftStack has representation on the core OpenStack Swift team and have been involved with OpenStack from day one. We have worked on the first commercial deployments outside Rackspace, where Swift is used by tens of thousands of customers under the Cloud Files brand name. The SwiftStack team has extensive experience building, running and scaling cloud based infrastructure services for web-scale applications at companies such as Rackspace, Cloudscaling, Engine Yard, Yahoo, Aruba and Rovi. Company website: www.swiftstack.com

Food Fight Show The PodCast where DevOps chefs do battle. Webpage: http://foodfightshow.org/

Contributors - Dell Employees’ Personal Blogs

Adrian Smith Software Engineer at Cloud R&D Center, Personal Blog: http://www.17od.com/

Michael Coté Director of Cloud Strategy and Special Projects at Dell, Personal Blog: http://drunkandretired.com/

Barton George Director of Marketing, Web Vertical at Dell. Personal Blog: http://bartongeorge.net/

Joseph B. George Director, Product Strategy and Marketing, Cloud and Big Data Solutions at Dell. Personal Blog: http://jbgeorge.net/

Rob Hirschfeld Software Development Principal Engineer at Dell. Personal Blog: http://robhirschfeld.com/ and Youtube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/rollingwoodcitizen

Kamesh Pemmaraju Senior Product Manager Cloud Solutions at Dell. Personal Blog: http://www.cloudel.com


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