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Learn about Virtualization and the Cloud at Xen Summit August 2-3

Xen Summit 2011

Are you a Xen User? Do you want to see where the Xen project is heading? Then you should consider attending the 2011 Xen Summit in Santa Clara, CA. There will be some great discussion on the Xen hypervisor as well as some great information on cloud computing. David Nalley and I will be there too, hope to see you there!

Here are few of the sessions CloudStack users might be interested in:

Xen in the Cloud

Marco Sinhoreli, Private Cloud Project Leader,

Abstract: is a internet branch of the Globo Organizations, the biggest latin america media group and the 4th around the world. This session will show how utilizes the Xen Cloud Platform and how using it was technologically and economically advantageous.

The Future of the Xen Cloud Platform

Mike McClurg, Project Lead, Xen Cloud Platform project, Citrix

Abstract: The Xen Cloud Platform (XCP) is an open source server virtualization and cloud computing platform. This talk will describe XCP components in more detail, and will give a roadmap of future XCP development plans.

Introduction to OpenStack

Ewan Mellor, Director of Development, Citrix and Member of the OpenStack Project Policy Board

Abstract: OpenStack is a global community of developers, researchers and corporations that are developing a collection of open source technologies for massively scalable cloud computing systems. OpenStack promises to deliver an open and cost-effective alternative to expensive and proprietary cloud management solutions. With OpenStack-based solutions, service providers and enterprises will be able to build public, private and hybrid clouds that are hypervisor-agnostic, customizable and scalable. This session will cover OpenStack technologies, why OpenStack is relevant for and how Citrix supports OpenStack.

Location, Hotels, Booking

  • Time: from August 2, 2011, 8:00 AM to August 3, 2011, 5:15 PM
  • Location: Citrix Executive Briefing Centre, 4980 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, 95054 CA, USA
  • Registration: Register here. As usual, we will charge a small nominal fee to cover costs. If you are a speaker, you will get a discount code (please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , if you do not have one).
  • Hotels: Santa Clara Marriott, Hilton Santa Clara, more...
  • Invitation Letter: If you need an invitation letter for visa purposes, please fill out this form
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Citrix supports the open source community via developer support and evangeslism. We have a number of developers and evangelists that participate actively in the open source community in Apache Cloudstack, OpenDaylight, Xen Project and XenServer. We also conduct educational activities via the Build A Cloud events held all over the world.