Best-Selling Author Gene Kim, Jenkins Founder Kohsuke Kawaguchi Head List of Speakers at Jenkins User Conference - U.S. West 2015

Experts from Leading Companies Will Discuss DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Industry Best Practices in Biggest Event of the Jenkins World Tour

Jenkins logoLOS ALTOS, CA – August 4, 2015 – The Jenkins community , the community of practitioners using open source Jenkins, and lead organizing sponsor CloudBees , Inc., the Enterprise Jenkins Company and continuous delivery leader, today announced a series of keynote addresses and targeted industry sessions for the upcoming Jenkins User Conference (JUC) - U.S. West 2015 event. JUC - U.S. West will take place Wednesday, September 2, and Thursday, September 3, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif.

Headlining the conference will be keynote speakers Kohsuke Kawaguchi , founder of Jenkins and chief technology officer at CloudBees; and Gene Kim , co-author of the best-selling book “The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps and Helping Your Business Win.” Kawaguchi will open the conference with a keynote discussion of Jenkins-related topics and open source trends. Kim, author of three books and co-creator of the open source security tool Tripwire, will keynote on Thursday, Sept. 3, about DevOps trends and entrepreneurship.

JUC - U.S. West will feature two days of Jenkins knowledge, insights and innovation, including sessions about the use of Jenkins with some of the biggest technology trends, such as DevOps, containerization, microservices, workflow automation, big data implementations, scaling Jenkins in the enterprise and mobile technology.

“Members of the Jenkins community are driving change throughout their organizations, leveraging all the best practices in continuous delivery and DevOps to improve business effectiveness,” said Kawaguchi, Jenkins founder and CloudBees CTO. “JUC gives the community a chance to learn from others and share anecdotes about all the hot topics ranging from DevOps to containers to scaling Jenkins in the enterprise.”

Attendees have the option to attend sessions on a variety of topics geared toward every experience level. They also have the option to cross-attend sessions at the co-located CD Summit , a conference devoted to continuous delivery topics for IT management running at the same time as JUC - U.S. West.

The JUC - U.S. West conference will feature presentations by representatives of well-known technology names such as Google, Yahoo!, Square and Pivotal:

Containerization and microservices are big topics in the DevOps field, and they will be front and center on the JUC - U.S. West agenda:

The CD Summit, also located in the Santa Clara Convention Center, will feature a comprehensive agenda of sessions as well. JUC - U.S. West attendees can learn more about CD from the following:

  • Forrester Principal Analyst Kurt Bittner, who will discuss “The Enterprise Transformation to Continuous Delivery.”

  • CloudBees CEOSacha Labourey, talking about “Orchestrating the Continuous Delivery Process.”

  • Brian Hardwick, managing director of communications, media and technology at Accenture, focusing on “Transforming Your Company to Continuous Delivery.”

  • Sanjeev Sharma, CTO, DevOps technical sales & adoption, IBM, on “Adopting DevOps at Enterprise Scale.”

Sponsors who are supporting the community via JUC sponsorship include: CloudBees, Perfecto Mobile, Pivotal, XebiaLabs, BlazeMeter, IBM, JFrog, Perforce, SOASTA, Sonatype, VMware, Black Duck Software, GerritForge, InfoStretch, Keynote, Mobile Labs Serena, ElasticBox, Platform9, Sauce Labs, Xamarin, and DZone.

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About Jenkins CI and Jenkins Community
Jenkins CI is an open source project developed for and by the Jenkins CI community. Jenkins CI is the leading open source continuous integration (CI) server. Built with Java, it provides more than 1,000 plugins to support building and testing virtually any project.

The Jenkins Community helps advocate the use of Jenkins CI to the larger development community, serving as a central source for tutorials, forums and other helpful resources for Jenkins CI users of all skill-levels. By recognizing the numerous contributors to the Jenkins CI project, the Jenkins Community creates and fosters a community-powered infrastructure for maintaining and further developing Jenkins CI. You can also follow the Jenkins community on Twitter (@JenkinsCI).

About CloudBees
CloudBees ( ), the Enterprise Jenkins Company, is the continuous delivery (CD) leader. CloudBees provides solutions that enable DevOps teams to respond rapidly to the software delivery needs of the business. Building on the strength of Jenkins CI, the world’s most popular open source continuous delivery hub and ecosystem, the CloudBees Jenkins Platform provides a wide range of CD solutions that meet the unique security, scalability and manageability needs of enterprises. The CloudBees Jenkins-based solutions support many of the world’s largest and most business-critical deployments.

Backed by Matrix Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Verizon Ventures, CloudBees was founded in 2010 by former JBoss CTO Sacha Labourey and an elite team of continuous integration, continuous delivery and DevOps professionals. Follow CloudBees on Twitter , Facebook , LinkedIn and Google+ .

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