SOURCE: Piston Cloud Computing, Inc.

Piston Cloud Computing, Inc.

June 05, 2013 09:00 ET

Piston Cloud Co-Founder and CTO to Speak on OpenStack at Upcoming Events in Europe

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 5, 2013) - Piston Cloud Computing, Inc., the enterprise OpenStack™ company, today announced its co-founder and CTO, Joshua McKenty, will be presenting on OpenStack at upcoming events in Paris and Germany. Prior to co-founding Piston Cloud Computing, Joshua was the Technical Architect of NASA's Nebula Cloud Computing Platform and the OpenStack compute components. Today, Joshua serves as a board member of the OpenStack Foundation, and as interest in OpenStack goes global with a community of developers, researchers, major corporations and cloud computing experts from almost 90 countries, Joshua and Piston Cloud are taking to the European cloud circuit.

Paris, France
Friday, June 7
Joshua will discuss the architecture of OpenStack and how it will serve as a model for the future of all software architecture. dotScale will feature the creators of Hadoop, OpenStack, ElasticSearch and memcached and is designed to help attendees supersize their apps.

To read more about the event, please visit:

OpenStack Meetup
Munich, Germany
Monday, June 10
Joshua will provide an OpenStack 101, including why it was created, what it means, where it's going as well as details around the latest Grizzly updates.

To read more about the event, please visit:

Additional Resources

About Piston Cloud Computing, Inc.
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. is the enterprise OpenStack™ software company. Founded in early 2011 by technical team leads from NASA and Rackspace®, Piston Cloud is built using OpenStack, the fastest growing, massively scalable open-source cloud framework. Piston Enterprise OpenStack™ is the first fully automated bare-metal cloud operating system built on OpenStack and the first OpenStack distribution specifically focused on the secure and easy operation of web-scale private clouds. Piston Cloud is based in San Francisco and funded by True Ventures, Hummer Winblad, Cisco Systems, Inc., Divergent Ventures, Data Collective and Swisscom Ventures. Visit Piston Cloud online at

Contact Information

  • Media Contact
    Kelly Indrieri
    Kulesa Faul for Piston Cloud
    +1 (650) 340 1983
    Email Contact