About

Digital Transformation & Cloud Expert

IT Consultant Giuseppe Paterno
Giuseppe Paterno

Giuseppe Paternò a.k.a. Gippa is an IT Architect and Security Expert with background in Open Source. He currently acts as a trusted advisor on OpenStack and cloud technologies.

Giuseppe works with leading organisations in the telecommunications, government and finance sectors.

An openStack board candidate, Giuseppe rated #10 in the OpenStack community. He has received awards and recognition from SuSE, HP and has even quoted by Forrester Research.

Giuseppe has worked as an IT architect and Security expert for Canonical, RedHat, Symantec, Wind/Infostrada, Sun Microsystems and IBM.

He is also a visiting Researcher and Professor at the University of Dublin Trinity College.

Giuseppe’s background includes extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Cloud architecture design and implementation, including OpenStack, Ganeti, OpenNebula, VMware
  • Virtualization on VMWare, KVM, Xen, LXC/Docker
  • Large Datacenters Networking and Software Design Networks
  • Multiplatform OS knowledge (Linux, Solaris, AIX, MacOS, Windows, AS/400, MVS)
  • Protocols design, including internet standard
  • Product strategy & marketing
  • Applied research

Testimonials

HP MVP Award for your considerable community contributions to OpenStack and your strong presence in the community

Suzanna K. Litwin, HP Helion Manager

Giuseppe is paving the way for enterprises to embrace OpenStack

Gianluca Pancaccini, CIO of Telecom Italia

Giuseppe has done a great job of creating an important source of information on OpenStack technology

Jeff Cotten, President of RackSpace

SUSE appreciate Giuseppe clear and concise approach to OpenStack and its architecture.

Ralf Flaxa, VP of Engineering SUSE

Satisfied Customers

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You can contact Giuseppe here.

Insights

Docker Containers & Security

Background For those of you not acquainted with the latest trends in computer development, a docker container image is a lightweight, standalone, executable package of software that includes everything needed to run an application. This means a Docker contains code,…

Gartner Conference Nov 2018

I am honoured to host a keynote speech at the Gartner Cloud Conference in London on 26-27 November at the O2 Theatre with a colleague. I will also be interviewed by analysist on Edge & IoT as a well recognized…

Is OpenStack still a thing?

You know how much I care about OpenStack and how deep I feel involved in its community. A recent experience in the Netherlands at a premier customer made me think about OpenStack as a whole. As I said at a…

Testimonials

SUSE appreciate Giuseppe clear and concise approach to OpenStack and its architecture.

Ralf Flaxa, VP of Engineering SUSE

Giuseppe has done a great job of creating an important source of information on OpenStack technology

Jeff Cotten, President of RackSpace

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