CloudStack European User Group roundup - June 2014
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Date(s) - 12/04/2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Interoute Czech


As always, there will be some great speakers, the chance to meet and collaborate with other CloudStack users, and an informal gathering afterwards over a drink!

Venue: Interoute Czech s.r.o. Siemensova Street 2717/4, Prague 5, 155 00, Czech Republic

PLEASE NOTE: the last two user groups have sold out and we’ve had a waiting list for places. Please ensure you are able to attend before booking tickets


  • 14:00 – Welcome and CloudStack news –  Giles Sirett
  • Interoute VDC using CloudStack – Alex Mattioli
  • MonkeyMan – a Perl5 framework for Apache CloudStack automation – Vladimir Melnik
  • Dynamic roles in CloudStack – Boris Stoyanov
  • Performance in CloudStack – Mike Tutowski
  • Delivering Services on CloudStack at Telia Latvija – Martins Paurs
  • Containers in CloudStack – Paul Angus
  • 17:00 Onwards – local bar for drinks and questions

About the Speakers

Giles Sirett is a committer and PMC member of the Apache CloudStack project, and Chairman of the European CloudStack User Group. He is also CEO & founder of ShapeBlue, the leading independent CloudStack integrator & consultancy and a member of the advisory board of Skippbox, a container-focussed start-up. He has worked with many high-profile organisations, helping them strategise, design and implement CloudStack based clouds. Giles is an active contributor to the Apache CloudStack project and has spoken at all CloudStack Collaboration conferences, Linuxcon, and other events.

Alex Mattioli works in the VDC (Virtual Data Centre) team at Interoute

Vladimir Melnik works at Ukrainian service provider Tucha and has been maintaining Linux-servers since 1998, using Perl since 1999, running an IT-company since 2005 and providing IaaS since 2012!

Boris Stoyanov is a Software Engineer at Shapeblue. He has more than 10 years of experience in R&D and has been contributing to CloudStack for more than a year. He has experience in speaking in some local events over the past 2 year, for example QA Challenge Accepted and Lightning talks on soft skills.

Mike Tutkowski is the Senior CloudStack Developer at SolidFire and develops software for the Apache Software Foundation’s CloudStack project. He is experienced in CloudStack storage, a member of the Project Management Committee for the Apache CloudStack project, and plays a critical role in developing and expanding SolidFire’s integration with CloudStack.

Martins Paurs is Chief Commercial Officer at Telia Latvija, a 100% subsidiary of Sweden based Telia Company. He has been working for Telia for 11 years, being part of tremendous, challenging and rewarding turnover of the company in changing from traditional telco service provider to fully pledged cloud and communication technology PARTNER. He has witnessed numerous successful cloud journeys, both of customers and Telia’s own. Sales by nature, keen on customer satisfaction, automation, self-service. A true fan of CloudStack

Paul Angus is VP Technology / Cloud Architect for ShapeBlue and an Apache CloudStack Committer. He consults with a number of large service providers and enterprises, and is responsible for ShapeBlue’s technical strategy. Paul has spoken at every CloudStack Collaboration Conference as well as speaking for Ansible at a number of events. Paul has worked with clients such as Interoute, Orange Telecom, SunGard AS, Slovak Telecom, Paddy Power, Sky, TomTom and British Telecom.