SaltStack Announces SaltConf15 Sponsors and Speakers

February 5, 2015 - Rhett Glauser

SaltConf15 group registration and room discounts are available for a limited time

SALT LAKE CITY – Feb. 5, 2015 – SaltStack, the creators of fast and scalable orchestration software for event-driven cloud infrastructure, today announced SaltConf15 sponsors including SoftLayer, an IBM Company, VMware and XebiaLabs. More than 80 speakers, most being SaltStack customers, will speak at SaltConf15 and share how they use SaltStack to automate cloud, enterprise IT and development operations.

SaltConf will return to Salt Lake City this time at The Grand America Hotel, March 3-5, 2015. SaltConf15 registration is now open with group discounts available for teams of four or more working for the same company. A substantially discounted Grand America room rate is guaranteed for SaltConf15 attendees through Friday, Feb. 6. This rate may increase (based on availability) soon thereafter.

The Grand America hotel is conveniently located within walking distance to Salt Lake City nightlife while being just a 30-minute drive from numerous ski and snowboard resorts and “the greatest snow on earth.”

SaltConf15 sponsors include SoftLayer, an IBM Company, VMware, XebiaLabs, Linode, Google Cloud Platform, EMC Cloud Services, GitHub, LinkedIn, ScriptRock, Sumo Logic, HP and USENIX. A limited number of sponsorship packages are still available.

SaltConf15 speakers will share how they use SaltStack for cloud orchestration, event-driven infrastructure automation, server and virtual machine provisioning, and application configuration management. SaltConf15 speakers from companies like Verizon, British Telecom, Lyft, Clemson University, LinkedIn,, Cisco, Spot Trading, OpenX and eHealth Africa will share case studies on their use of SaltStack for automating everything from Web-scale to small-scale infrastructure operations. In addition, SaltStack core engineers speaking at SaltConf15 will share detail on new and lesser-known SaltStack features while helping attendees understand how to best implement and efficiently use SaltStack software.

SaltConf15 offers an exclusive full day of pre-conference training at a significant discount to other SaltStack training options. SaltConf15 attendees who register for and take the pre-conference training receive a complimentary seating for the SaltStack Certified Engineer exam. Space in the training courses is limited and we expect some courses to sell out.

SaltStack provides enterprise IT operations and DevOps organizations a central point of control to orchestrate and automate any cloud platform, data center infrastructure and application stack. SaltStack software helps businesses offset the risk of cloud and IT investments through increased infrastructure efficiency and improved software compliance and security.

SaltStack software was designed from the beginning to automate the management of Web-scale environments, large data centers and enterprise IT operations. SaltStack is used to control any public or private cloud infrastructure, providing autonomics that intelligently react to machine or human-generated events to keep mission-critical applications, systems and infrastructures available and secure.

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SaltStack is a complete systems management software platform for fast and scalable automation of any cloud, application stack or data center infrastructure. Specifically, SaltStack is used by system administrators and developers to automate configuration management, private cloud building, public cloud orchestration and autonomic infrastructure. SaltStack won the Best of VMworld Gold Award for virtualization management, won an InfoWorld 2014 Technology of the Year Award, won the 2013 GigaOm Structure LaunchPad competition, was named a Linux Journal Reader’s Choice product in five categories, was named a Gartner 2013 Cool Vendor in DevOps, and was included on the GitHub Octoverse list for 2012 and 2013 as one of the largest, most-active open source projects in the world. For more information, please visit


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