Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), the world's leading provider of open source
solutions, today announced Red Hat Summit 2013, the industry's premier
open source technology event. Now in its ninth year, Red Hat Summit
expects to welcome thousands of attendees to the Hynes Convention Center
in Boston from June 11-14, 2013, to connect to an ecosystem of
innovation. This year's agenda will feature Red Hat's entire portfolio
of open source solutions with open hybrid cloud taking center stage. The
agenda and registration for Red Hat Summit 2013 are now live at www.redhat.com/summit.
The world is more connected now than ever before. From smart phones to
the cloud, technology enables people to communicate and do work with
anyone, from anywhere, and advance innovation openly. As organizations
embrace these changes, they also face another technological revolution -
the move from hardware to software-based infrastructure. Red Hat Summit
2013 will explore how enterprises can "connect" to an ecosystem of
innovation to support this shift in the IT landscape.
At Red Hat Summit 2013, attendees can be inspired by industry leaders
and real world stories from organizations who will share how they are
driving growth and innovation with Red Hat solutions. Featuring more
than 160 sessions, Red Hat Summit attendees can attend visionary
keynotes, participate in interactive sessions, see live demos, meet Red
Hat's broad ecosystem of partners, collaborate with Red Hat engineers
and community members, and build connections through networking
Red Hat Summit 2013 features four days of content focused on many of the
technology industry's hottest topics, including open hybrid cloud, big
data, OpenStack, application development, and application and platform
infrastructure. Sessions will showcase the latest open source
developments in cloud computing, platform, virtualization, middleware,
storage, and systems management technologies. New for 2013, Red Hat
Summit will fully incorporate sessions on Red Hat JBoss Middleware,
formerly hosted in the co-located JBoss World conference. Red Hat Summit
attendees can also expect 25 percent more lab offerings than last year.
Several pre-conference events are also scheduled, including Red Hat
Connect Developer Exchange, JUDCon,
Red Hat Summit 2013 will also feature 12 new tracks, including:
Business & IT strategy alignment - Attendees will learn how
to align architecture and technology decisions for their specific
Cloud readiness - Attendees will learn how to maintain control,
security and compliance when moving to hybrid cloud operational models.
Market perceptions and competition - Attendees will learn how
Red Hat products stack up against proprietary offerings and fit within
the broader industry landscape.
The road ahead - Attendees will get a look at some of the
future developments Red Hat expects and learn how to better plan for
shifts in the IT landscape.
Town hall - Will include panels of customers, engineers,
partners and journalists.
Keynote addresses to come from Red Hat leaders including Jim Whitehurst,
president and CEO; Paul Cormier, president, Products and Technologies;
and Brian Stevens, CTO and vice president, Worldwide Engineering. Intel
will serve as this year's platinum sponsor.
Attendees who register before May 3 can take advantage of the Early Bird
discount - $500 off on-site pricing. For more information, or to
register for Red Hat Summit, visit www.redhat.com/summit.
Paul Cormier, president, Products & Technologies, Red Hat
"Our ninth annual Red Hat Summit will be our largest event ever, and
it's truly become one of the industry's 'can't miss' technology events
of the year. We're looking forward to bringing customers, partners, and
Red Hat executives and experts together to build connections and share
the innovations that are driving the future of technology in the
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