Registration for Red Hat Summit and JBoss World 2012 Now Open

Raleigh

NC, Global, March 15, 2012

Events set for June 26-29, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts; Agenda features more than 150 sessions, visionary keynotes, hands-on labs and networking opportunities

Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that registration for the eighth annual Red Hat Summit and JBoss World is now open at https://www.redhatsummit2012.com. Red Hat Summit and JBoss World 2012 will be held June 26-29, 2012 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Mass., and will feature visionary thought leadership as well as real world case studies, discussions and demos focused on next-generation IT.


United under the conference theme “Transform your IT,” the Red Hat Summit and JBoss World 2012 agenda gives IT and business decision-makers a holistic view on how solutions ranging from cloud and virtualization to platform, middleware, storage and management, are changing the enterprise and delivering business value. IBM will be the premier sponsor during Red Hat Summit and JBoss World 2012, which will include the following new features:

 

  • A new track – "Transform" –  that will cross both Red Hat Summit and JBoss World, offering a closer look at the trends and strategies driving the future of enterprise computing, as well as solutions to global business and technology challenges across platform, middleware, storage, virtualization, and cloud computing. Learn about how they are driving improved business value through technology.
  • More customer sessions and panels than ever before
  • Twice as many hands-on lab sessions than were offered at Red Hat Summit and JBoss World 2011
  • A press panel - "Hot Off the Press: Top Journalists on Today's Most Buzzworthy Tech Trends," featuring reporters and bloggers from GigaOM, InternetNews.com, ReadWriteWeb and TechCrunch
  • The ability to sort sessions based on industry interests (e.g., cloud deployment, clustering, cost savings, development tools, flexibility, Java development,  performance, scalability, security, etc.) in addition to solution and technical difficulty rating


Keynote addresses will include talks from Red Hat leaders including Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO; Paul Cormier, executive vice president and president, Products and Technologies; and Brian Stevens, CTO and vice president, Worldwide Engineering.


"We are excited to have such a strong group of speakers and case studies at Red Hat Summit and JBoss World 2012 that will enable other IT and business executives to understand how technology is transforming the enterprise," said Cormier. "Red Hat Summit and JBoss World take a unique holistic look at how open source solutions are at the forefront this transformation.”


For more information, or to register for Red Hat Summit and JBoss World, visit www.redhat.com/summit.


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Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions and an S&P 500 company, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with more than 70 offices spanning the globe. Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with cloud, virtualization, management, storage and service-oriented architecture (SOA) solutions, including Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and JBoss Enterprise Middleware. Red Hat also offers support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide. Learn more: http://www.redhat.com.


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