CloudStack European User Group Virtual – April 7th, 2022

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Date(s) - 07/04/2022
9:30 am - 7:00 pm

CloudStack European User Group Virtual – April 7th, 2022

We’re very excited to announce the spring 2022 meeting of the CloudStack European User Group, which will be VIRTUAL for a second year. ShapeBlue’s team is happy to contribute to the event organisation and to its agenda!

CloudStack European User Group is a virtual get together for the European CloudStack Community. Join an exciting 1-day technical event, where you will be able to meet the leading CloudStack experts, users and skilful engineers from the open-source world.
Join technical talks, user stories, new features and integrations presentations and more.



09:30 – 09:45 – Welcome + CloudStack News – Giles Sirett, Chairman CSEUG,  PMC member, Apache CloudStack
09:45- 10:30 – CloudStack with Ansible,
Rene Moser
10:40 – 11:25 – Leveraging Cloudstack and Apiculus to Launch and Operate a Profitable Public Cloud Business,
Sunando Bhattacharya, IndiQus
11:35 – 12:20 – Building a DR Solution with CloudStack,
Venko Moyankov, StorPool
12:30 – 13:15 – VM Job Queues in CloudStack,
Suresh Kumar Anaparti, Software Engineer, ShapeBlue
13:25 – 13:55 – Security in Shared Networks with VMware NSX,
Alireza Eskandari, Afranet
14:05 – 14:50 – Integrating CyberSecurity Active Measures into CloudStack Kubernetes Service,
Jesus Escolar, Exelerys
15:00 – 15:30 – Boosting I/O Performance with KVM io_uring,
Wido den Hollander, CLDIN B.V.
15:40 – 16:10 – Backup and Restore VMs based on KVM,
Quentin Roccia & Joffrey Luangsaysana, Dimsi
16:20 – 17:05 – A Kubernetes CAPI Provider for Apache CloudStack,
Peter (Motyka) Motykowski, Sr. Software Development Manager – Customer Engineering at Amazon Web Services (AWS)
17:15 – 17:45 – Expose Router VM Statistics to Customers,
Sina Kashipazha, Leaseweb
17:45 – 19:00 – Networking and Beers



Giles Sirett

Giles Sirett

Giles is a committer, 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. 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.

Profile photo of René MoserRene Moser

René Moser is a software engineer at, an engineering cloud computing company that focuses on integration, automation, and scaling.

Sunando BhattacharyaSunando Bhattacharya

Sunando Bhattacharya is a CEO and Co-Founder of IndiQus Technologies. They are a fast-growing Cloud solutions company that works with Service Providers (Telcos, ISPs and Datacenter providers) globally and helps them set up and run an in-country cloud business. Some of their customers are companies like Airtel, Vodafone, Ooredoo, Sri Lanka Telecom, and Datahub.

Survey: Storage Needs of New-Gen Cloud and Service Providers - StorPoolVenko Moyankov

Venko Moyankov is a solution architect at StorPool Storage, a fully managed data storage solution that transforms commodity hardware into a shared, powerful, highly available, and reliable storage system. He has experience with managing large virtualizations, working in telcos, designing and supporting the infrastructure of large enterprises. In the last year his focus has been on helping companies globally to build the best storage solution according to their needs and projects.

Suresh Kumar Anaparti

Suresh Kumar Anaparti
Suresh Anaparti is a software architect at ShapeBlue, the largest independent integrator of CloudStack technologies globally. He has over 15 years of end-to-end product development experience in Cloud Infrastructure, Telecom and Geospatial technologies. He is an active Apache CloudStack committer/contributor and is currently working with ShapeBlue. He has been working on CloudStack development for more than 5 years.

Alireza EskandariАlireza Eskendari

Alireza Eskandari is the manager of cloud services at Afranet, one of the leading Iranian internet services providers. His role involves directing a team of specialists to develop and manage value-added services on top of data center infrastucture, such as cloud services (Iaas & PaaS), CDN, Web Hosting. etc. Afranet was established in 1996 with the aim of developing the Internet and e-commerce in the country and entered the OTC market of Iran in 1995.

Jesus ESCOLAR - Chief Executive Officer & Architect - EXELERYS | LinkedInJesus Escolar

Jesus Escolar is the CEO at EXELERYS, a next-generation cybersecurity and cyber intelligence start-up for professional services, trusted advisory, consulting & education, focused on cutting-edge multi-vendor solutions. As the CEO for EXELERYS, his role is to develop and promote all the different business areas of the company and build success with vendors, partners and customers engagements. His role also involves creating strong alliances within the technology ecosystem, and augment the footprint presence with our solutions across EMEA. He also aids his team with vision, direction and business goals.

Profile photo of Wido den HollanderWido den Hollander

Wido den Hollander is the CTO of CLouDinfra, an infrastructure company offering total Webhosting solutions. CLDIN provides datacenter, IP and virtualization services for the companies within TWS. Wido den Hollander is a PMC member of the Apache CloudStack Project and a Ceph expert. He started with CloudStack 9 years ago. What attracted his attention is the simplicity of CloudStack and the fact that it is an open-source solution. During the years Wido became a contributor, a PMC member and he was a VP of the project for a year. He is one of our most active members, who puts a lot of efforts to keep the project active and transforming it into a turnkey solution for cloud builders.

Quentin Roccia

Senior DevOps engineer, Cloud enabler. Quentin is in charge of DIMSI custom developments on top of Apache Cloudtack deployment : customer portal, backup solutions. On a daily basis, he helps our customers to build and improve Devops strategy, including GitLab, Cloudstack APIs and Python devs. Quentin is the main contributor of KVM backup solution.

Joffrey Luangsaysana

Senior Cloud engineer, Plateform specialist. Joffrey is responsible of our core plateform, including compute, storage, networking, and Apache Cloudstack services. He is focused on providing maximum performances and uptime to our customer, and dedicated to guarantee fast and reliable customer VM’s backup.

Profile photo of Peter MotykowskiPeter (Motyka) Motykowski

Peter (Motyka) Motykowski is a Sr. Software Development Manager – Customer Engineering at Amazon Web Services (AWS). He is leading the AWS Professional Services teams focused on bringing Amazon-class engineering to customers. In the last 4 years, he has been part of the AWS team and previously worked for other enterprises among which are Google and Netflix. His colleagues describe him as an outstanding technologist bringing immense value to any organization of which he has been part. 

Sina KashipazhaSina Kashipazha

Sina Kashipazha is a software engineer at Leaseweb, a leading Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider serving a worldwide portfolio of 20,000 customers ranging from SMBs to Enterprises. The services Leaseweb offer include Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Hosting, Colocation, Content Delivery Network, Cyber Security Services, and Dedicated Servers supported by customer service and technical support.

The event will happen on April 7th, starting from 10:30 CET to 19:00 CET.