Platform9 Joins the Vendor Forum
July 22, 2020
Pete Goldin

Roopak Parikh, Co-Founder and CTO of Platform9, has joined the DEVOPSdigest Vendor Forum.

Parikh envisioned the technology powering Platform9, and now leads Platform9's engineering team in the quest to realize this vision. He likes to work with customers in designing solutions and solving technical challenges. He also leads incubation projects within the organization and loves talking about everything from latest javascript frameworks to blockchain technologies. Before co-founding Platform9, Parikh was a technical lead at VMware, where he helped architect and ship major vSphere products: Update Manager and vCloud Director. Before VMware, he was an engineer at an early stage Mobile computing startup.

Platform9 provides open-source SaaS managed solutions for private and edge clouds, including Kubernetes and OpenStack. With a mission to enable freedom in cloud computing, the company’s solutions are both easy to operate and scale, while supporting broad cloud capabilities that run on any infrastructure. The company’s SaaS management model has been proven to eliminate management complexity and costs through automated cluster upgrades, security patches, and fully-managed monitoring and troubleshooting across multiple points of presence, edge sites, and data centers with guaranteed SLAs.

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