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Scott Sanchez

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An accomplished strategic leader with extensive experience in cloud computing, Scott has been involved in OpenStack since the early days. In 2011 he joined the founding team with a mission to “make OpenStack win,” and he did helping to foster tremendous growth in the OpenStack ecosystem and working to develop the global market for public and private OpenStack clouds.

Prior to getting involved with OpenStack, Scott was co-founder at a number of technology startups, and held leadership roles at Goldman Sachs and Unisys.

Articles

July 24, 2015

CLOUD

Cloudwick Selects Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud for Enterprise Big Data

Guest Blogger: Mark Schreiber, General Manager at Cloudwick At Cloudwick we’re constantly evaluating cloud platforms to improve the efficiency of our data and analytics service. Today, we manage more than $100 million of public cloud big data and advanced analytics for the Global 1000. For several years, we’ve been evaluating OpenStack® solutions for Hadoop, Cassandra […]

April 29, 2015

CLOUD

Easy to Build, Easy to Manage: Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud

What if a private cloud could give your developers the easy, fast, and predictable experience that public cloud delivers, but inside your own data center, behind your own firewalls?  It’s what more and more companies are looking to provide. Different clouds for different crowds Innovative organizations are increasingly deploying two modes of IT — traditional […]

April 7, 2015

CLOUD

The Farmers’ Market for Development Teams

Some people are perfectly happy buying and eating pre-made microwaveable meals. These meals are rarely amazing. They’re never innovative. But they’re quick, perfectly consistent, and they get the job done. The only flexibility on the part of the consumer is which pre-made meal to pick. The decisions about what’s inside have been made for them, […]

April 2, 2015

CLOUD

5 Ways to Manage Your Developers in OpenStack

Customers frequently ask how to avoid a “wild wild west” situation as they move from tightly-controlled traditional infrastructure to the self-service, highly abstracted model that Cisco OpenStack® Private Cloud provides. They have concerns over quality assurance, security, costs, resource utilization, and more. There’s often a hesitation to take the handcuffs off their developer teams by […]

April 2, 2015

CLOUD

Will OpenStack Blend? Managing Legacy and Cloud Together

We talk to customers all the time that want to move to OpenStack, but the tools and processes they rely on just aren’t ready. Or the policies around their applications or data don’t support a true self-service cloud. Not wanting to be stuck with VMware for the rest of their lives, we talk to them […]

March 24, 2015

CLOUD

Why Compromise Your Public Cloud Experience?

Have you used a public cloud? The experience as a developer is truly fantastic. Enter your credit card information and go. Need more resources? Click. Tear down a server and start over? Click. Want APIs for granular access to configure and automate every part of your deployments exactly the way you need them? No problem. […]

October 31, 2014

OPEN AT CISCO

Summary: Users to Take Center Stage at the Paris OpenStack Summit

On Monday the OpenStack® Summit kicks off in Paris, and estimates are that nearly 4000 people from around the world will be attending what I believe will be the best summit yet. It will also be my ninth summit, so to say that I’ve had an opportunity to see the project, community, and user base […]

October 30, 2014

DATA CENTER

Users to Take Center Stage at the Paris OpenStack Summit

On Monday the OpenStack® Summit kicks off in Paris, and estimates are that nearly 4000 people from around the world will be attending what I believe will be the best summit yet. It will also be my ninth summit, so to say that I’ve had an opportunity to see the project, community, and user base […]