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Whether you want to build the software, run it, grow the community or just learn more about it, there will be content, workshops and design sessions for you to attend at the OpenStack Summit, Oct 15-18 in San Diego. Stick around Friday for the first OpenStack service day, a 1/2 day beach cleanup.

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Wednesday, October 17 • 2:40pm - 3:20pm
Openstack: Its Impact on the Enterprise and the Startup Opportunity

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Openstack has started what will be a complete rebuild of the enterprise data center. It will take time and wont be a straight path but this shift represents one of the most fundamental changes to enterprise infrastructure. Many existing companies will adapt and thrive - many more will fail. The massive disruption in the enterprise IT market will create enormous opportunities for startups in the years ahead. My talk will go over some of my observations as a venture investor and why this is the time to think about openstack as a foundation for your startup.


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Ryan Floyd

Managing Director Storm Ventures, Storm Ventures
  | Ryan is a founding Managing Director of Storm Ventures. At Storm Ventures, Ryan focuses on enterprise IT and has primarily invested in SaaS (Crowd Factory / Acquired by Marketo, BlackStratus), mobile (Appcelerator) and cloud/infrastructure related companies (Hubpages, Kidaro/Acquired by Microsoft, MetaCloud, Splashtop and Swiftstack). He has also invested in semiconductors/components as well (SandForce /Acquired by LSI and Ignis Optics... Read More →


Wednesday October 17, 2012 2:40pm - 3:20pm
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