Lora O'Haver

Solutions Marketing Manager

Data Center and Virtualization

Lora O’Haver markets IT solutions that help enterprise, commercial and public sector organizations succeed and achieve their business objectives. Lora has managed market assessment, product development, product launch, and go-to-market activities for a wide variety of software, hardware and service solutions, over 25 years living and working in Silicon Valley. Lora is currently focused on OpenStack cloud solutions, an open source platform enabling a whole new generation of innovation.   Lora has worked for Cisco in product and solution marketing since 2003.

She welcomes your feedback, comments, questions and suggestions.


April 16, 2015


Five Reasons You Can’t Ignore OpenStack

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Five Reasons You Can’t Ignore OpenStack 1.    It’s growing dramatically. Source: OpenStack User Survey, November 2014 ·       The growth trajectory of OpenStack® is similar to that of Linux, and is on track to grow even faster. What started as a sandbox for developers has now become significantly more stable and mainstream. ·       Many larger […]

December 8, 2014


What You Missed at OpenStack Summit, Paris

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Global Participation. A few weeks ago, the OpenStack community gathered came in Paris for the Juno release of the OpenStack platform.  The Foundation reported record attendance of 4600, many attending a Summit for the first time.  Of those visiting Cisco’s booth: 68% came from Europe/Middle East/Africa/Russia; 18% from the Americas, 12% from Asia Pacific/Japan and […]

May 29, 2014


OpenStack Gains Momentum with Users at Recent Summit

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Cisco highlighted its support for OpenStack at the recent OpenStack Summit in Atlanta, which hosted 4500+ attendees and included many more...