Analyst perspective: Making Red Hat Enterprise Linux your standard

When can unpaid Linux® actually cost more? When you need to support an enterprise.


How moving to Red Hat Enterprise Linux can pay off
Register for this webinar to learn how global IT organizations benefit from standardizing on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux versus unpaid Linux:

  • More efficient operations
  • Quick recovery of up-front costs
  • More productive staff
  • Lower total cost of ownership in the long run

Al Gillen, IDC program vice president, takes you through these benefits as determined from the results of 2 Red Hat-sponsored research efforts: a detailed return on investment (ROI) study and Red Hat Enterprise Linux customer case studies.


Date: July 19, 2012

  • 13:00 UTC / 9 a.m. (New York) / 3 p.m. (Paris) / 6:30 p.m. (Mumbai)
  • 18:00 UTC / 2 p.m. (New York) / 8 p.m. (Paris) / 11:30 p.m. (Mumbai)
Length: 01:00
Language: English
Audience: Business and Technical


Al Gillen Program vice president of system software, IDC

About Al Gillen: Al Gillen is responsible for IDC's operating systems and cloud and virtualization system software research, across both client and server on a worldwide basis. His coverage area includes in-depth analysis on operating system adoption and deployments as well as oversight for research on server virtualization software, cloud system software, and client virtualization software. Mr. Gillen brings 30+ years of computer industry experience to IDC. His research at IDC has included annual market share studies for operating system platforms; participation in special studies focusing on the total cost of ownership for Linux, Windows, and UNIX systems in both client and server configurations; and business value studies for virtualization software, server platform migration, Linux adoption, and the use of system software as part of cloud computing deployments.

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