Issue #22 August 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.

Case study: Bank of Azerbaijan
The International Bank of Azerbaijan is Azerbaijan's leading financial institution. When they needed to upgrade their email and Internet servers, they chose Red Hat Enterprise Linux because of its reliability, security, and cost. Read the case study
Case study: Arabtec
Arabtec Construction LLC (Arabtec) is the leading construction company in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Established in 1975, the company has undertaken a substantial program of construction projects, including high rise developments, hotel interiors, residential complexes, office blocks, airport developments, offshore oil and gas installations, cinemas, and entertainment facilities. The construction company's current projects include the Dubai Tower (the tallest tower in the world), The Dubai International Finance Centre, and the Conference Palace in Abu Dhabi. Read the case study
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.

Global events

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

The Eighth Annual CIO 100 Symposium and Awards
Aug 20-22, 2006
Coronado, CA
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Gartner Open Source Summit
Sep 27-29, 2006
Phoenix, AZ
Open source is, and will continue to be, at the head of a sea-change in the world of information technology. With some 50% of IT personnel calling themselves "beginners" when it comes to open source, the Summit offers a rare chance to go from "zero to 60" in critical Open Source IT know-how. Attend this event and position yourself as a leader as you examine how to deliver the benefits of Open Source technology to your organization. Learn more about Open Source from the experts at Red Hat by stopping by the booth on the show floor.
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Gartner Symposium ITxpo
Oct 08-10, 2006
Orlando, FL
The ITxpo event floor is loaded with the very latest solutions from technology providers at the very leading edge of their fields. See breakthrough innovations for yourself. Talk to experts who know their full potential. The focus is on problem solving. The atmosphere is refreshingly low-hype. Discover. Compare. Evaluate. Take home a new perspective on how you might solve your most pressing problems. Come visit the Red Hat booth on the show floor.
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Oracle World
Oct 22-26, 2006
San Francisco, CA
Oracle OpenWorld 2006 is the world's largest event dedicated to helping enterprises understand and harness the power of information. Connect with the people, products, and trends at the forefront of business and information technology in San Francisco. Experience the latest in Oracle applications, technologies and solutions Network with your peers and business partners Gain inspiration from industry thought leaders and featured keynotes Come visit the Red Hat Booth located in Moscone South Booth #822.
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