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Using DevOps and Open Source to Build and Run a Cloud at Scale

As Tier 3 –now CenturyLink Cloud - expanded from two to nine global locations, pressure to accelerate innovation led to a more agile, DevOps process. 

We will share our DevOps best practices, including people, tools and process that help us outpace the market on innovation and successfully operate a cloud at scale.

Speaker:  Gavin McMurdo, VP, Cloud Operation

BIO - Gavin leads the Tier 3, now CenturyLink Cloud, Operations wing of the tightly knit DevOps organization.   Previously, he has held leadership roles with Xbox and Microsoft where he leveraged his twenty-plus years of experience building and leading world-class organizations.  



Co-sponsors will provide food, drink and giveways.

Agitare Technologies, Inc.

We are a boutique consulting firm that specializes in Cloud Computing and Big Data. Our unique approach blends the long experience delivering enterprise technologies with agile and lean methodologies. We work with large enterprises to transform their technologies to modern, data-driven and competitive services. We also work with small and medium businesses, and technology startups to help them bootstrap the technology for their businesses with minimum upfront investments

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CenturyLink Technology Solutions is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLinkTM PrismTM TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations. For more information, visit


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  • Toddy M.

    Reminder for everybody that there is plenty of parking under the City Hall building and it is free after 5 PM.

    March 6, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to the conversation tonight. I'll be particularly interested in hearing how companies separate server provisioning from code deployment, and their current pains and/or success stories with respect to the latter.

    March 6, 2014

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