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Late-Breaking Additions: DevOps, Containers and more!

DevOps Aficionado?

We’re thrilled to announce that Microsoft will be our DevOps Lounge sponsor on the Expo floor! Don’t miss out on a chance to relax and discuss DevOps on the Expo Floor as we host roundtable sessions and informal discussion on DevOps in the lounge. On the schedule is a new roundtable, “Why DevOps Works Better in the Cloud” moderated by TechTarget’s Nick Martin. The session will repeat on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 5:00 PM and again on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 3:00 PM.

Also on deck, a lightning talk on the main stage from Asheville, NC, CIO Jonathan Feldman on how to run a DevOps business without calling it DevOps (Wednesday, Sept 27).

And there's more! Join Microsoft's Ashley McNamara, SolarWinds' Lee Calcote, GoTransverse's Erik Cummings and Drillinginfo's Marisa Sawatphadungkij for a deep dive panel "Want the Biggest Bang for Your DevOps Buck? Think Balance." on Sept. 26 at 8:30 AM. 

Taking a Strategic View

On the main stage, we've added a few new keynotes and lightning talks over that past few months, from leading companies at the forefront of digital transformation. 

New additions to the keynote lineup include: 


Kubernetes / Containers Fan?

SDxE Advisory Board member Lisa-Marie Namphy will be moderating a panel on Kubernetes and Your Open Infrastructure. Panelist include Chris Aniszczyk, Executive Director of the Open Container Initiative; Robert Starmer, Founding partner, Kumulus Technologies; and Skytap VP of Product Tim Lebel.

Chris Aniszczyk will also be presenting a lightning talk on “Becoming Cloud Native: Taking It One Container at a Time.”

Container Security also gets a panel, with ZDNet’s Jason Perlow moderating “Panel: Do It Like a Hyperscaler: Engineering Containers for Security and Hostile Multitenancy.”  Panelists include RackN’s Founder and CEO Rob Hirschfeld and Twistlock’s Matthew Barker.