Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company that advises C-level executives throughout the enterprise on how to build high-performance businesses. They are a leader in consulting and we are pleased to welcome Accenture’s Executive Director of Innovation and Emerging Technologies, Technology Architecture, Anthony Roby as a featured keynote at JBoss World 2009. Roby will deliver his keynote address on Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 1:00 pm.
Roby is currently responsible for Innovation and Emerging Technologies within Accenture’s Technology Architecture organization. He has worked in the technology consulting field for all of his career, 18 years of which have been with Accenture. He has a background in large complex systems implementations spanning all of the technology genres of the past 25 years. Within his current role, Tony is also responsible for Accenture’s Innovation Center for Open Source.
JBoss Enterprise Middleware plays a significant role within Accenture’s Innovation Center for Open Source. The Center is meant to enable Accenture’s clients to take full advantage of their open source deployments. Working with Accenture helps us grow open source middleware awareness and adoption, and it serves as further evidence that JBoss Enterprise Middleware has reached a tipping point. Critical support from industry leaders like Accenture help to move open source middleware adoption beyond niche deployments.
Most recently, Red Hat and Accenture have partnered to help KLM-Air France migrate from proprietary platforms to Red Hat Enterprise Linux and JBoss Enterprise Middleware for their mission critical web applications. Ultimately, driving down costs and improving operational efficiency, KLM’s goal is to standardize their entire datacenter on a Red Hat and JBoss combination.