Ian Wells

Principal Engineer

Openstack Systems Engineering

Ian works as a Principal Engineer in the OpenStack group of Cisco and is a specialist in clouds and applications for Network Function Virtualisation.

Prior to joining Cisco and working with networks, Ian's career led him to work on software for cars, trucks, motorcycles, forklifts and potatoes. Most of these require highly reliable systems in the face of faults and failures. Potatoes, not so much.


April 22, 2016


Connecting VMs with Gluon

4 min read

Today in OpenStack, if you’re thinking about networking, you’re almost certainly thinking about Neutron.  Neutron provides you with networks to attach your VMs to, and you can attach one virtual machine to many networks via individual ports – letting you isolate your internal application traffic from the world.  You can use many IP addresses in […]