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StackStorm to Co-Host OpenStack Online Meetup on Automation Tools

StackStorm, a software company leading the third wave of operations automation, today announced it will host a joint online meetup with OpenStack Online Meetup, focused on the OpenStack IT community across the world. During the meetup, attendees will discuss automation projects within OpenStack, their maturity, possible use cases and their likely direction.

Organized by Rafael Knuth, OpenStack and Hadoop Community Manager, and Stephen Spector, HP cloud evangelist, the OpenStack Online Meetup aims to facilitate dialogue across the OpenStack ecosystem, as well as the greater IT community. Dmitri Zimine, co-founder and CTO of StackStorm, will join them to discuss OpenStack automation projects including Mistral, Heat, TaskFlow and Congress, and provide best practices for each. He will discuss each tool in detail and its benefits to IT and the organization as a whole.

“The OpenStack Online meetup is a great forum for users to come together and explore new tools in the ecosystem,” said Knuth. “We look forward to co-hosting this session with Dmitri to discuss the current state of IT automation and how it will evolve within the OpenStack ecosystem.”

 
What: OpenStack Online Meetup: Automating OpenStack with StackStorm
 
Where:

Google+ Hangout, register here: http://bit.ly/VT81tj

 
When: Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. PT
 
Social Media:

Official hashtag: #OpenStackOM. Follow StackStorm on Twitter @Stack_Storm or OpenStack Online Meetup @OpenStack_OM

 
URL:

For more information visit: http://stackstorm.com/news-events/

 

“As enterprises adopt OpenStack, their infrastructure changes drastically, and automation tools can enable IT to easily transition to open source applications,” said Zimine. “This meetup is an opportunity to share what I have learned working with open source automation tools over the last few years. The next wave of automation is coming, and a good understanding of available tools will help IT make a successful transition.”

Chat with us during the meetup or submit questions via Twitter @OpenStack_OM or IRC #OpenStack-Community @Freenode.

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About StackStorm

StackStorm is an emerging leader of the third wave of operations automation. Built from the ground up with DevOps in mind, StackStorm’s vision is a world of self-driving data centers that learn over time how to better operate themselves. StackStorm solutions leverage existing configuration management and monitoring solutions to deliver automation that safely ties together today's loosely coupled, heterogeneous, ever changing cloud infrastructures. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

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