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CNCF Webinar Series – Cloud Native Storage with Clint Kitson, Eric Han, and Mark Balch

May 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

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Bringing all of your applications to a cloud native environment is going to be critical in ensuring you are taking full advantage of what containers can deliver. These environments present an opportunity to optimize your applications, including ones that need persistent data, for any cloud.

Join our webcast and hear from industry leaders about both traditional and modern applications and how they use data. Learn the basics of cloud native storage and how you might make choices about cloud and storage platforms supporting your applications.


Clint is the Technical Director for the open source initiative, {code} by Dell EMC . His team focuses on contributing and building community around emerging trends in software-based infrastructure, containers, open source, and DevOps. He represents Dell Technologies as a CNCF governing board member. His technical background is from the Casino Gaming industry with a focus on operations and architecture where he lead transformational initiatives in automation, virtualization, storage, and networking. Eric Han is the VP of Product at Portworx, where he leads product direction and ecosystem integration for cloud native storagePortworx focuses on enabling adoption of stateful microservices where its product is a data services platform for containers. Previously he was the co-creator of the Google Container Engine (GKE) and the first product manager at Kubernetes.  Eric holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Mark is the VP of Products and Marketing for Diamanti, bringing to market the first appliance purpose-built for containerized applications that combines the ease of hyperconverged infrastructure with the unparalleled performance and efficiency of bare-metal containers.  Prior to Diamanti, Mark led the software and solutions group for Cisco’s Unified Computing System.  Before Cisco, Mark led the HP/Opsware Server Automation product line.


May 17, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am