Quantum is a newly incubated project aimed at enabling advanced networking within OpenStack. We will cover our goals in creating Quantum, describe and demo the Diablo release of Quantum, and discuss plans for future releases.
Dan Wendlandt from Nicira is the project technical lead (PTL) for the OpenStack Quantum project. He has been in product management and software development roles at Nicira, helping customers deploy the company's Network Virtualization Platform (NVP) in both public and private clouds. He graduated from Stanford with a degree in Computer Science and worked on networking and security in Carnegie Mellon's Computer Science PhD program before dropping out to help start Nicira.