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Cloud Technology Partners (cloudTP) Names Ken Pepple Vice President, OpenStack Solutions

BOSTON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud Technology Partners™ (cloudTP™), the leader in transforming business with cloud solutions, today announced the appointment of Ken Pepple to the newly created position of Vice President, OpenStack™ Solutions.  The addition of Pepple to the cloudTP team underscores the critical importance of the OpenStack initiative to the overall future of cloud computing and further extends cloudTP's leadership in this space.

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cloudTP has been among the earliest proponents and drivers of the OpenStack initiative, consequently being named a premier provider in the Rackspace Cloud: Private Edition™ ecosystem, a groundbreaking industry-wide initiative intended to bring together the world's leading cloud hardware, software and services providers in order to create end-to-end private cloud solutions, based on the OpenStack open-source cloud platform and supported by the Rackspace's Cloud Builders™ team.

"They (cloudTP) deliver technology and service components that are critical for the success of any cloud computing endeavor," said Jim Curry, General Manager of Rackspace Cloud Builders.

A highly respected practitioner, author and sought-after speaker in the cloud and OpenStack community, Pepple has held senior leadership roles from Technology Director to Chief Technologist at globally recognized organizations such as Sun Microsystems, Oracle, and Internap Network Services.  In addition to regularly contributing IP to the OpenStack project, and being referenced and/or quoted in countless industry papers and articles, Pepple has authored a number of reference books, including the groundbreaking "Deploying OpenStack" a publication that has become a go-to reference for beginners to seasoned experts in the cloud and OpenStack space.  His personal blog can be found at: http://ken.pepple.info

"OpenStack is another revolution in IT and cloud computing especially for enterprises looking to develop scalable, low cost, internal private clouds... and it's a reality now," said Chris Greendale, CEO of Cloud Technology Partners ( cloudTP). "Ken's technical experience and executive leadership have made a global impact on the world of cloud computing, and we all look forward to helping shape the future of cloud computing and OpenStack implementations."

"I am extremely excited to be joining cloudTP as we engage with the OpenStack community and those clients on the leading edge of transforming enterprise computing," said Pepple. "It is a chance to work with the best and share a future vision of the innovative and strategic opportunities cloud computing can enable."

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