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SwiftStack Leads the Conversation on Object Storage at the OpenStack Summit

Customers and SwiftStack Experts Guiding 11 Sessions; CEO Launches O'Reilly Book

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/01/14 -- Join object storage leader SwiftStack at the 2014 OpenStack Summit, the breakthrough conference for the open source OpenStack community next week in Atlanta. SwiftStack experts and customers will be educating and engaging the audience around the most advanced storage technology on the planet.

As a leading contributor to the OpenStack object storage project named Swift, SwiftStack will host 11 sessions, including a hands-on Swift deployment workshop. These sessions will provide information on the best practices for developing modern, scalable web applications for Swift object storage; the benefits of Swift over alternatives; and building storage clusters for top-performance by use case.

SwiftStack CEO Joe Arnold will also release his new industry-defining book published by O'Reilly, Object Storage with Swift. Written for deployers, operators and developers interested in using Swift, it covers the fundamentals, implementation and ongoing management of Swift. Swiftstack will be giving away free advance copies of the book to the first 100 attendees at the booth (E22) each day of the OpenStack Summit. Joe will be signing the book Tuesday, May 13 at 12:45pm ET and Wednesday, May 14 at 3:30pm ET.

Session Details
SwiftStack customers will present their stories, from what lead them to an object storage infrastructure, all the way through implementation and ongoing management. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Georgia Tech University will showcase the benefits of Swift and SwiftStack object storage for cost effectiveness, unparalleled performance and scalability.

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Wednesday, May 14

Thursday, May 15

"SwiftStack software deploys the leading open source object storage engine, OpenStack Swift, with its management software, simplifying deployment, integration and scale for customers," said SwiftStack CEO Joe Arnold. "We are one of the innovators that seek new ways to improve storage and lead it in new directions. We are proud to be contributing to this growing community alongside experts from Intel, Red Hat and IBM, and we look forward to connecting and engaging with our customers, prospects and fellow innovators at the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta."

Come visit SwiftStack at OpenStack Summit, booth E22, or for more information, email contact@swiftstack.com. To hear more about how SwiftStack object storage management software can help you deploy, integrate and scale your Swift object storage, sign up for a demo.

About SwiftStack
SwiftStack is an industry leading object storage software company. With OpenStack's object storage project Swift at its core, SwiftStack offers a flexible and powerful software defined storage solution that allows operators to deploy, integrate and scale on standard hardware. With SwiftStack, applications developers and operations teams can leverage the power of an object storage infrastructure with the control, security and total cost of ownership their business demands. Launched in 2011, the company boasts support for large enterprise F500 customers. SwiftStack is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices globally, and is backed by top-tier investors, including Mayfield Fund and Storm Ventures. Connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn, or please visit www.swiftstack.com.

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