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Utpal Thakrar

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Utpal Thakrar
Sr. Product Manager
Utpal is a Sr. Product Manager at RightScale, overseeing RightScale’s integration with various public clouds such as Rackspace, Windows Azure and private clouds platforms such as OpenStack, CloudStack and vCloud. Prior to joining RightScale in 2012, Utpal led the Messaging product line at Openwave Systems in various Product Management and Engineering capacities. Apart from being a cloud “geek”, Utpal is an avid tennis player and a cricketer.

Articles by Utpal Thakrar

Introducing RightScale Cloud Appliance for vSphere

Posted by Utpal Thakrar   Ι   December 10, 2013 1 comment
RightScale Cloud Appliance for vSphere provides a simple, lightweight option for cloudification of vSphere environments. It presents a compute cloud API on top of VMware vSphere and adds several critical cloud capabilities so that a vSphere environment can be managed as if it were an on-premise private cloud.Read more

Architecting OpenStack for High Availability

Reliability and availability are challenges for any production IT deployment, but when it comes to cloud architecture, high availability (HA) is a key consideration. Enterprises that are deploying OpenStack in real-world production environments often have to learn how to build in HA as they go along. Because RightScale has been helping organizations manage OpenStack clouds since the project's...Read more