Time Topic Presenters
8.00am- 9.00am Registration
9.00am - 9.45am Welcome Announcement - VMUG Leaders
Keynote - IoT Arun Narayanaswamy
9.45am – 09.55am Introduction to OVHcloud Sudheesh Sudhakaran
9.55am – 10:30am What makes OVH Private Cloud Different - Experience the Real Hosted Private Cloud Powered by VMware
Sreekanth Pillalamarri and Vijayakumar
10.30am – 10.45am Tea Break
10.45am –11.45am NSX Deep Dive Sorabh Kalra
11.45am – 12.30pm An Untold Story - How we Migrated Petabytes of Data & 10,000+ VMs spread across multiple Datacenters using HCX
Phani Raj and Karthik Dhanusu
12.30pm – 01:30pm vSAN Deep Dive Cedric Rajendran
01.30pm – 02:30pm Lunch
Solution booths powered by VMware
vSphere Solutions Chandran Ramakrishnan and Gowtham Chinta
NSX Expert Swathi Urval and Pradeep Singh
vSAN Expert Richard Nazarath and Anmol Ganjoo
Arun Narayanaswamy - Senior Director Engineering
Arun is a Product evangelist with 360 degree customer interaction ranging from product conceptualization, executive briefings, webinars, customer councils, pre-sales to post-sale support. He specializes in building distributed, large scale, data intensive analytical products & solutions in the domains of Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud Management, Security Information & Event Management (SIEM), Storage Management and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
Sudheesh Sudhakaran - R&D & Managing Director, OVH India
Sudheesh Sudhakaran is R&D & Managing Director at OVH India.
He joined OVH at May 2017 as part of OVH’s acquisition of VMware’s vCloud Air Business. Sudheesh spend 12+ years with VMware across various roles and helped bootstrapping various engineering teams in India. He was heading the vCloud Air Business Unit in Indiabefore getting transitioned to OVH. In his current role, Sudheesh will be managing Research & Development and overall strategy and business for OVH India.
Sreekanth Pillalamarri - Sr. Cloud Architect working in OVHCloud India R&D with 15+ years IT experience in Sysadmin, R&D QE and DevOps
Sreekanth has been with OVHCloud for 2+ years, currently working on New Services design and development on OVH Hosted Private Cloud Platform. Earlier worked on Design and integration of HCX with OVH Hosted Private Cloud which helped to migrate customers from VMware vCA DCs to OVH DCs. Sreekanth will be talking about “What makes OVH Private Cloud Different”
Vijayakumar - Cloud Architect, OVHcloud R&D
Vijayakumar is a Passionate technologist having 12+ years of rich experience in Virtualization, Public Cloud, Private Cloud and Cloud-Native Services. He is currently working in Private Cloud R&D of Virtualization & Cloud Technologies. As part of technology Evangelizing, he had given multiple tech talks in IITs & other colleges. He is a Certified professional in Virtualization, Cloud Technologies, ITIL and Certified with “The Open Group" (TOGAF)
Cedric Rajendran - Sr. Technical Marketing Architect
He is a Sr. Technical Marketing Architect at VMware with the Storage and Availability Business Unit. He has around 14 years of experience covering a wide spectrum of datacenter technologies. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration specializing in International Business. He has served extensively in the fields of Network Operations, Technical Support & Consulting. A VMware vExpert & a virtualization enthusiast in general, he is a regular speaker in VMware events.
Phani Raj - Cloud Architect with OVHCloud
About 10+ years specialized in Datacentre, Virtualization and various Cloud technologies. Phani was heavily involved during the migrations of datacenters from VMware DC to OVH DC using HCX and he will share his experience of migrating Petabytes of Data.
Karthik Dhanusu - Cloud Architect with OVHCloud
Karthik Dhanusu has 9+ of experience in IT industry and he is passionate about cloud technologies. Karthik has heavily involved during the migrations of datacenters from VMware DC to OVH DC and he will share his experience of migrating Petabytes of Data.
Sorabh Kalra - Staff Engineer, NSBU
Have around 14 years of domain experience, is working with NSX - R&D team from last 8 years. He has worked on different NSX releases starting from vCNS (aka vShield) to NSX-T across different NSX components like Edge, Firewall, Policy, Partner Integration and Management Plane. He holds M.Sc. in Network & Protocol Design and multiple certifications from Cisco & VMware.
Chandran Ramakrishnan – Staff Engineer, vSphere Platform, CPBU
He has been vSphere veteran for last 10+ years, with total of 16+ years of Industry experience working on different domains – vSphere Platform, Data Center, Networking, System domains, currently contributing to vSphere Core Platform along VMware’s SDDC stack. He loves to work with customers and ensure they are successful. He has B.E from Bharathidasan University. He will be available at vSphere Expert Solution booth for any query regarding vSphere Platform & its features.
Gowtham Chinta – MTS, vSphere Platform, CPBU
He has good understanding of SDDC stack and its implementation across different Customer sites With 6+ years of experience in troubleshooting various issue related to networking, storage, domain & platform specific and have worked with different business units starting from Global Technical Support to QE – R & D contributing to vSphere Core Platform along VMware’s SDDC stack. Gowtham will be sharing VCHA uses cases and demo on how to configure VCHA for better customer experience.
Swathi Urval – Staff Customer Profile Engineer, NSBU
Has around 12 years of experience in the area of Network Virtualization and is currently part of the Customer Profile test team in NSBU. She has worked closely with both NSX-V & NSX-T customers and helped them in addressing the challenges in designing, implementing and upgrading Distributed Firewall and related features. She holds a B.E. in Electronics and Communication and is Cisco CCNP certified. She will be available at the NSX solution booth for assisting you on any NSX queries.
Pradeep Singh – MTS, NSBU
Pradeep has 8 years of experience in industry which mainly includes Software Development, Cloud Computing, AWS, Azure, OpenStack, Containers and Network Virtualization. He joined NSBU in NSX Cloud product and currently working on new initiative called ROBUST. He has authored book Containers in OpenStack. Pradeep has worked as developer in many OpenStack projects. He has been core reviewer and developer in OpenStack Containers as a Service, Zun. He has also written traffic validation library named validation-app-engine and open sourced it on VMware public GitHub account. He also speaks at various meetups and events related to Containers and Cloud. Pradeep has a BTech degree in Computer Science and Engineering and he will be available at the NSX solution booth for assisting you on any NSX queries.
Richard Nazarath – Manager, VSAN
He is currently managing VSAN – R&D Team in India. Richard has been associated with VSAN since its inception. As part of VSAN Core Team, he is involved in all the VSAN Releases. He has 10+ years of work experience in storage domain ranging from SAN, NAS and HCI .He has M.S in Embedded Systems and B.E in Electrical and Electronic Communication. He will be available at vSAN Expert Solution booth for any queries that you may have.
Anmol Ganjoo – Staff Engineer, VSAN
Have around 10+ years of Industry experience including Storage technologies like SAN, NFS along with developmental expertise in Java/J2ee, Hibernate, Spring, Oracle and vSphere stack. He holds a BE in IT, he will be available at vSAN Expert Solution booth for any queries that you may have.