March 13, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 13 — Piston Cloud Computing, Inc., the enterprise OpenStack company, today announced that they will offer a series of training classes for IT administrators and OpenStack end users designed to ease and accelerate customer adoption of OpenStack technology and the Piston Enterprise OpenStack product.
"OpenStack is gaining widespread traction across industries and we are in a unique position to share strategic and tactical insights that will help drive broader adoption," said Jim Morrisroe, CEO of Piston Cloud. "To meet this growing demand, we've assembled a team of OpenStack experts who will help IT administrators and OpenStack end users learn the skills necessary to effectively deploy and utilize OpenStack. Making these training courses open to the public will enable customers to more easily and quickly realize the money and time-saving benefits of our enterprise OpenStack private cloud software."
Piston Cloud engineers, with deep technical expertise and inside knowledge of the OpenStack project roadmap, will work closely with attendees to help them learn how to take advantage of the full self-service capabilities of OpenStack. Attendees will leave with the knowledge needed to get started with OpenStack, including a deep understanding of the cloud software and hardware architecture, OpenStack configuration, installation and administration and an overview of the extended enterprise OpenStack features offered by Piston Cloud.
Training is available in several formats, and may also be customized. Training workshops will include, but are not limited to:
The next training course, Deploying OpenStack for Cloud Administrators, will take place on May 8-9, 2013 in San Francisco. For more information, including the complete training schedule, please visit http://www.pistoncloud.com/training/.
About Piston Cloud Computing, Inc.
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. is the enterprise OpenStack software company. Founded in early 2011 by technical team leads from NASA and Rackspace, Piston Cloud is built around OpenStack, the fastest growing, massively scalable open-source cloud framework. Piston Enterprise OpenStack is the first fully automated bare-metal cloud operating system built on OpenStack and the first OpenStack distribution specifically focused on the secure and easy operation of web-scale private clouds. Piston Cloud is based in San Francisco and funded by True Ventures, Hummer Winblad, Cisco Systems, Inc., Divergent Ventures, Data Collective and Swisscom Ventures.
Source: Piston Cloud
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