SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - May 1, 2012) - Piston Cloud Computing, Inc., the enterprise OpenStack company, today announced its Co-founder and CEO, Joshua McKenty will be presenting "Big Data: It's Rocket Science" at the Enterprise Data World Conference taking place in Atlanta, Georgia, April 29 - May 3, 2012. This event will include workshops, tutorials, case studies and discussions directed toward IT professionals, big data experts, and architects dealing with data and information management.
Hear how NASA, via an open-source cloud computing project, developed an alternative to the costly construction of additional data centers, provided a simplified avenue for the sharing of large, complex data sets with external partners and the public, and ultimately save hundreds of staff hours, allowing its scientists to focus on mission-critical activities instead of IT infrastructure requirements.
Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 8:30am - 9:20am ET
100 CNN Center
For more information or to register for the conference, please visit http://edw2012.wilshireconferences.com/.
About Piston Cloud Computing, Inc.
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. is the enterprise OpenStack™ company. Founded in early 2011 by technical team leads from NASA and Rackspace®, Piston Cloud's technology is built on OpenStack, the fastest-growing, massively scalable open source cloud framework. The company's core product, Piston Enterprise OS™ (pentOS™) is the first cloud operating system built on OpenStack, and is specifically focused on security and the easy operation of enterprise private cloud environments. Piston Cloud is based in San Francisco and funded by Hummer Winblad, True Ventures and Divergent Ventures. Visit Piston Cloud online at http://www.pistoncloud.com or follow them on twitter at @pistoncloud.