Issue #19 May 2006

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: Messe Munich
Messe Munchen International (Munich International Trade Fair--MMI), which organizes about 40 trade fairs for capital goods, consumer goods, and new technologies is one of the world's leading trade fair companies. Over 30,000 exhibitors representing more than 90 countries and two million visitors from about 180 countries take part in the events in Munich every year. With five subsidiary companies abroad, global trade fairs and 75 foreign branches dealing with 89 countries, MMI has a very strong worldwide network. Read the case study.
Case study: CD-adapco
CD-adapco is a global leader of engineering and modeling services for a wide spectrum of businesses that include automotive and aerospace industries. With offices spanning the globe and clients demanding advanced computation-based engineering, CD-adapco must quickly and efficiently create cutting-edge solutions that meet the exacting standards of these highly technical industries. Large amounts of computing power and storage are essential requirements to carry out this mission-critical function. Read the case study or watch the video.
Case study: Skanska
A world leader in the construction industry, Skanska aims to keep the quality high, the costs low, and customer experience at the world-class level. Efficient and reliable technology plays a major role in achieving this goal, and when it was time to upgrade, Skanska chose to migrate from Sun Solaris to Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Dell for Oracle11i and Oracle10g RAC. Read the case study or watch the video.

Global events

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

Gartner IT ChannelVision
May 7-10, 2006
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NLIT Summit
May 7-10, 2006
San Francisco, CA
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May 7-12, 2006
Dallas, TX
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USGIF Tech Days
May 11-12, 2006
Washington, D.C.
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GTC West 2006
May 15-19, 2006
Sacramento, CA
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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.
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JBoss World
June 12-15, 2006
Las Vegas, NV
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SIA Technology Management Conference and Exhibit
June 20-22, 2006
New York, NY
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MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
June 21, 2006
Cambridge, MA
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Corporate and Computing Channel Exp "C3 Expo"
June 27-29, 2006
New York City, NY
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2006 Linux Symposium
July 19-22, 2006
Ottawa, Canada
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The Eighth Annual CIO 100 Symposium and Awards
Aug 20-22, 2006
Coronado, CA
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