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Cloud Computing: The Dirty Little Secret of Private Cloud at Cloud Expo NY

Rackspace’s Hart Hoover to discuss operations models available to enterprises for their private cloud deployments

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Private clouds solve many problems for enterprises and bring unique operational challenges along with them. There are dozens of companies of all sizes that will build you a private cloud and turn over the keys - then what? Trying to convert a traditional enterprise IT operations team to think and act like a true "cloud ops" team is setting your project up for failure.

In his session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Hart Hoover, an OpenStack Private Cloud Engineer at Rackspace Hosting, will share lessons learned, discuss operations models available to enterprises for their private cloud deployments and how easy it is to try OpenStack in the data center of choice. As the service leader in Cloud Computing, Rackspace provides managed cloud and infrastructure solutions to over 100,000 global customers - come learn from us.

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Speaker Bio:
Hart Hoover is an OpenStack Private Cloud Engineer at Rackspace Hosting. Hoover started his career as a Racker in 2007 as a Linux Systems Administrator, providing technical support for managed servers. In 2009 he joined the Rackspace Managed Cloud Servers team where he helped design the support model for the future of cloud hosting, specializing in RHEL, CentOS and Ubuntu server environments. In January 2012 Hoover joined Rackspace's OpenStack private cloud team as an engineer, where he works on building private cloud environments based on OpenStack cloud software.

A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
Cloud Expo 2012 New York, June 11-14, 2012, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading Cloud industry players in the world.

The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo conference and exhibition in New York City, June 11-14, 2012, and in Santa Clara, CA, November 5-8, 2012.

The recent Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, was the largest Cloud Computing conference ever produced with more sponsors, exhibitors and delegates than all other Cloud events of the year combined!

Cloud Expo New York will attract more than 8,000 delegates from 48 countries and over 200 sponsors and exhibitors!

All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented at the 10th International Cloud Expo - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.

"Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term ‘cloud computing' was coined," said Fuat Kircaali, founder and chairman of SYS-CON Events, Inc. "Cloud has become synonymous with ‘computing' and ‘software' in two short years, and this event has become the new PC Expo, Comdex, and InternetWorld of our decade. By 2012, more than 50,000 delegates per year will be attending Cloud Expo."

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