The Open Source Data Center Conference 2013: The most comprehensive conference program until now

NETWAYS, the open source specialist invites once again administrators and architects to the Open Source Data Center Conference in Nuremberg. The program is now determined and comes up with talks from well-known experts in the open source scene.

Online PR News – 11-February-2013 – February 2d 2013/Nuremberg – After a successful call for papers, the conference program of the OSDC 2013 has now been finalized. Besides many well-known international speakers from the open source scene, speeches from Ohad Levy (Red Hat), Kristian Köhntopp ( and Andy Hawkins (Opscode) are expected. Furthermore, the developer of cucumber-nagios and Visage Lindsey Holmwood has also been invited to speak at the conference.
This year, the bilingual conference program with its focal topic “Agile Infrastructures” is composed of three thematic blocks: “Clouds & Big Data”, “Devops and Methods” and “Infrastructure Services”. With 24 speakers, this year´s conference represents so far the largest and most comprehensive program.
Additionally to the conference, like all years before, participants can choose between one of the three in-depth workshops. The workshops, taking place the day before the conference, provide basic knowledge in Puppet, Hadoop or DRBD. This year for the first time, the attendance at the Puppet Camp is additionally bookable to the OSDC package. Right after the conference, participants have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge about the management of complex IT infrastructures.

At a glance:
Open Source Data Center Conference 2013
April 17th & 18th, 2013
Hotel Holiday Inn Nürnberg
90402 Nuremberg

OSDC with accommodation
OSDC without accommodation
OSDC+PuppetCamp with accommodation
OSDC+PuppetCamp without accommodation
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For more than 15 years NETWAYS has been supporting companies to manage complex, multifaceted IT infrastructures.

Specializing in enterprise grade open source tools, we ensure the smooth operation of networks, servers and applications. Our expertise covers availability and performance monitoring with Icinga and Nagios, service and configuration management, cluster and load balancing systems for the open source data center alongside hosting and managed services.

Above and beyond, NETWAYS also organizes conferences and training courses on open source monitoring and data center solutions. The Open Source Monitoring Conference attracts over 250 attendees annually from around the world and is renowned in Europe as the major event for open source monitoring software, especially Icinga and Nagios. Similarly, the Open Source Data Center Conference has established itself, drawing increasing interest.

Based in Germany and active across Europe, NETWAYS works onsite to tailor robust, cost-effective solutions for customers of all sizes and industries. Over the years these have included T-Mobile, Daimler, German Federal Administration and Banque LBLux and more. At NETWAYS we make your IT do more with less.