Today we are happy to announce Cybercom as a bronze sponsor for OpenStack Days Nordic in Stockholm on the 22th of September. We got a quick chat with Tony Hendrell, Head of Managed Cloud Services, Cybercom Group, and he gave us their thoughts on the upcoming and event and their view on OpenStack.
Why did you decide to become a partner to the OpenStack Days Nordic?
Cybercom is a Nordic ICT consulting company, and also a Managed Cloud Services provider. We have wide experience and knowledge of using OpenStack. OpenStack based Cybercom Cloud has been part of our cloud business about four years and we have several highly skilled OpenStack consultants. Cybercom is the founder of the Finnish OpenStack User Group. Currently we have 530 members in Finland.http://www.meetup.com/OpenStack-Finland-User-Group/
What do you hope to get from the event?
We hope to get a good view of other OpenStack users in the Nordics. We are also looking forward to meet new companies and partners, which we could do business with tailored cloud services. And there is always place for a good cloud specialists. But most of all, we are there to make new inspiring OpenStack connections, and we also want to give our support to the growing Nordic community!
What are your thoughts on the Nordic OpenStack community?
We have been participating in the community meetups in Sweden before, and in Finland we are running the events with other local sponsors. This is an excellent way to wide your network and spread also technical knowledge and user case stories around OpenStack. We are truly happy to be part of this.
How are you involved in OpenStack?
As said before, we are an ICT company, and Managed Cloud Services is one of our key specialities. We can plan, build and provide support for the cloud services your business operations need.
How are you using OpenStack?
Our public Cybercom Cloud is based on OpenStack. Our local OpenStack consultants are also helping customers every day to implement and operate OpenStack private clouds in our own data centers or in customer premises in the Nordics.
What do you love most about OpenStack
Open source, Clouds and DevOps are in the sweet spot of Cybercom’s culture so that’s why we love OpenStack so much. Behind the product there is always great people and the community.