Monthly Archives: July 2015

That Time Again: Voting For OpenStack (Tokyo) Summit Talks

It seems like only yesterday that we were in Vancouver for the Spring OpenStack Summit and it’s already time to start turning our attention to Tokyo for the Fall summit. Tokyo will be my first Summit representing Platform9 as their Director of Technical Marketing and Partner Alliances. An important aspect of any Summit are the […]

Life Is Too Short NOT To Pursue Your Passion (Trust Me, I Know)

The worst day of my life occurred on February 28, 2012.  That was the day my wife, Christine, lost her nearly 2 year long battle against stomach cancer at the age of 39, leaving me behind with our then 8 year old daughter, Erin.  I am not one who believes in the redeeming value of tragedies […]

My (Out-Loud) Musings on OpenStack, VMware, And Platform9

  The good folks over at Mirantis recently started their own podcast to complement their very informative OpenStack:Now newsletter.  I had a great time chatting with Nick Chase and John Jainschigg about what is happening in the OpenStack ecosystem, about VMware, and about what Platform9 is doing to change the game when it comes to private […]

Under The Covers Of The Platform9 Managed OpenStack Architecture

As many of you know, I recently joined a company called Platform9 as their Director of Technical Marketing. Our mission is to make private clouds easy for any enterprise at any scale. This means creating a solution that provide some important benefits for our customers including: A private cloud that is not only simple to deploy […]