Issue #11 September 2005

From the Inside

In the news

Whitepapers and case studies

Get the insight you need to guide you on your next Linux project. Our whitepapers are written by Red Hat experts and respected industry analysts like IDC. They provide in-depth analysis on a range of topics including migration, security, and e-commerce. It's required reading for anyone considering open source technology. And it's free. All you have to do is register.

Case study: Patrick Corporation
One of Australia's largest transportation companies, Patrick Corporation has utilized Red Hat Enterprise Linux to increase efficiency and lower costs. Read
Security in a Networked World
Linux was born in networked world. In fact, its success is due in large part to the collaborative development model that proliferated as the Internet became globally accessible. Download

Global events

Check the list to see if Red Hat is coming to a city near you.

Free Seminars: OpenPower Linux Seminars for Solaris Clients
This summer and fall
Various locations around the world
Red Hat and IBM are sponsoring a free worldwide seminar for customers and business partners on the business and technical benefits of migrating from Solaris to Linux on OpenPower. Learn more and register
Oracle Open World 2005
September 17-22, 2005
San Francisco, CA
Information empowers, and Oracle Open World promises to be the event to get connected, inspired, and started. This year it's in San Francisco from September 17 - 22 in the Moscone Center. Red Hat will be an exhibitor at Oracle Open World 2005. Come learn why Red Hat Enterprise Linux is the best OS choice to run commodity hardware in a scale-out environment. Learn more and register
GTC East 2005
September 19-22, 2005
Albany, NY
The Government Technology Conference is the nation's largest and most respected technology training event and exposition for state and local governments in the eastern region. Designed by Government-for-Government, GTC delivers a cutting-edge educational program addressing the most important policy, management, and technology issues facing government today. Learn more and register
IBM zSeries Expo
September 19-23, 2005
San Francisco, CA
Join Red Hat as IBM debuts the zSeries technologies that will bring customers into the on-demand stage of e-business. Examine the concepts of virtualization of resources, autonomic computing, and grid computing and learn how to start building the foundation for on demand using zSeries servers. Learn more and register
AMD Global Vision Conference
October 5-7, 2005
South Beach, FL
Red Hat and AMD invite you to spend time with AMD Chairman, President, and CEO Hector de J. Ruiz and 150 visionary leaders from the technology sector to engage in thought-provoking discussion that will identify trends, business strategies, and other key issues facing business leaders over the next ten years. Learn more and register
FUDCon London 2005
October 6, 2005
London, England
FUDCon London 2005, the third gathering of Fedora Users and Developers, will be held at LinuxWorld Conference and Expo UK, on the 6th of October in London, UK. FUDCon will feature presentations from prominent members of the Fedora Project, both from Red Hat and from the Fedora community. Attendance is free to anyone attending LinuxWorld UK. Learn more and register
CIO Executive Summit, Chicago
October 11, 2005
Chicago, IL
Join Red Hat and other leaders in the Enterprise CIO community and enhance the power and reach of your professional relationships in this prestigious forum which offers a real-time, peer-to-peer exchange. Hosted by the Chicago chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM) for the past 5 years, this CIO Summit in Chicago is billed as the networking event of the year for CIOs. Learn more and register
2005 Annual Fall Computer Security Symposium
October 12, 2005
Charlotte, NC
Join Michael Ferris, Global Product Manager for Red Hat's infrastructure solutions, for this symposium which focuses on the issues and solutions as seen by prominent researchers and practitioners in the fields of information security. Business continuity professionals, IT managers, software developers, systems administrators, information security professionals, information security consultants, and policy makers should take advantage of this exceptional opportunity. Learn more and register
Gartner Symposium/ITxpo
October 16-21, 2005
Orlando, FL
Ready to drill down into the current demands facing all IT professionals? Join Red Hat at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo and gather IT intelligence from every corner of the industry—choose from hundreds of analyst sessions organized into focus tracks, including areas like Enterprise Systems Management, IT Security, Application Integration, Outsourcing, Software Architecture, Governance, and dozens more. Learn more and register
HP Technology Forum 2005
October 17-20, 2005
Orlando, FL
Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions to the enterprise, is leading Linux and open source into the mainstream with its strategic OEM partnership with HP. This relationship enables HP to sell and support Red Hat Enterprise Linux worldwide across its desktops, workstations, and servers. Red Hat will have a booth in HP's upcoming Technology Forum held at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Learn more and register
ComputerWorld Storage Networking World
October 24-27, 2005
Orlando, FL
Wrestling with storage and data management in today's challenging business climate? Is your infrastructure under increased pressure? Do business continuity issues keep you up at night? Then plan to join Red Hat at Storage Networking World, the only conference where IT managers and professionals get an SNIA-endorsed education, a hands-on view of the world's only SNIA-sanctioned Interoperability and Solutions Demo, and access to legions of peers, experts, and solutions you won't find anywhere else. Learn more and register
CIO Executive Summit, San Francisco
November 2, 2005
San Francisco, CA
The Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, and Red Hat invite you to attend the CIO Executive Summit to be held at the Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco. The CIO Executive Summit Series enhances the power and reach of your professional relationships and provides a rare opportunity to share and learn from the experiences that both national and local leaders have had in developing solutions to the industry challenges we face. Learn more and register
General Shelton Leadership Forum
November 11, 2005
Raleigh, NC
Join the distinguished General H. Hugh Shelton, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and current Board Member of Red Hat, Inc., for his annual seminar that focuses attention on the importance of values-based leadership skills to enhance corporate, government, education, non-profit, and youth development organizations. This year Ross Perot joins General Shelton for this event which is hosted and administered by the NC State University Office of Extension and Engagement. Learn more and register
SuperComputing 2005
November 12-18, 2005
Seattle, WA
SuperComputing 2005, the premier international conference on high performance computing, networking and storage, will convene under the theme "Gateway to Discovery." Join Red Hat and see first-hand how high performance computing, networking, storage, and analysis have lead to advances in research, education, and commerce. Learn more and register
CIO Executive Summit, Dallas
December 8, 2005
Dallas, TX
Join Red Hat in Dallas, TX for this December CIO Executive Summit which provides a regionally driven, peer-to-peer conference and promises to deliver real-time value to you and your organization. The exceptional content and contemporary formats of engagements of this private conference are designed to fuel new and meaningful relationships among CIOs. Learn more and register
Red Hat Summit 2006
May 30-June 2, 2006
Nashville, TN
It's the second-annual Red Hat Summit! Red Hat Summit 2006 will bring together the diverse people that make up the open source community, including community contributors, developers, customers, and partners. The Summit will blend different views and content into a program useful for attendees building and enabling open source architectures. It's a must-see, must-do event! Learn more and sign up for more information