SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 23, 2014) - Join software defined storage leader SwiftStack at the 2014 OpenStack Summit, the breakthrough conference for the open source OpenStack community next week in Paris. SwiftStack experts and customers will be educating and engaging the audience around the most advanced storage technology on the planet. 

As the No. 1 contributor to OpenStack object storage, Swift, SwiftStack will host 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, when and where to use Swift, and building storage clusters for top-performance by use case.

Session Details
In a new era of anytime and anywhere media consumption, two SwiftStack media customers will be sharing their object storage deployment stories, from ideation to implementation. SwiftStack customer Time Warner Cable -- the second largest cable provider in the US -- will be giving a keynote speech at the Summit's commencement and will showcase the benefits of Swift and SwiftStack object storage, including its effectiveness, unparalleled performance and scalability. Pac-12 Networks -- the leading collegiate athletics broadcast company -- will explore how SwiftStack's object storage allows it to deliver more than 750 live sporting events without skipping a play.

SwiftStack CEO Joe Arnold will also be present to sign the official released version of his industry - defining book published by O'Reilly, Object Storage with Swift. Written for deployers, operators and developers interested in using Swift, the book 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 (E40) each day of the OpenStack Summit. Joe will be signing the book Tuesday, November 4 at 1pm CET and
Wednesday, November 5 at 12:30 CET.

Tuesday, November 4 (all times listed in Central European Time Zone)

Wednesday, November 5

Thursday, November 6

"SwiftStack is proud to be a part of the tremendous growth of the OpenStack ecosystem. As the leading contributor to OpenStack Swift, which powers the SwiftStack software-defined storage product, it is great to share how SwiftStack customers are leveraging OpenStack in production for their storage needs," said Joe Arnold, CEO of SwiftStack. "We look forward to connecting and engaging with our customers and partners, accomplishing much within the development community around OpenStack Swift throughout the event."

Come visit SwiftStack at OpenStack Summit in Paris, booth E40, or for more information, email 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 free demo.

About SwiftStack
SwiftStack is an industry leading software defined storage company. With OpenStack's object storage project Swift at its core, SwiftStack offers a flexible and powerful software platform 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

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