旧金山 - —
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that President and CEO, Jim Whitehurst, will deliver the opening keynote address at Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) 2010. OSBC brings together open source vendors, customers, partners and community members to share strategies and hear the most current thinking on open source from the top experts in the field.
Throughout the recession, open source has appealed to CIOs faced with tight budgets by continuing to offer opportunities to reduce costs and improve the bottom line. Whitehurst will address reasons to be optimistic about what lies ahead on the open source landscape and the opportunities open source offers. He will discuss how open source enables customers to leverage emerging technologies like cloud computing, virtualization and Java.
Whitehurst will also participate in a moderated open source CEO panel discussion exploring customer motivations for adopting open source software; operational experiences with open source adoption such as maintenance and cost control; disruptive business models and which market segments are being impacted; as well as many other issues impacting open source adoption in the enterprise and government.
- Where: Open Source Business Conference
The Palace Hotel, San Francisco
- When: Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 9:15-9:45 a.m. PST
Changing of the Guard: From Old School to Open, Jim Whitehurst
Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 9:45-10:25 a.m. PST
The Future of Open Source: 2010, Moderated panel featuring Jim Whitehurst
Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 12:30-2:00 p.m. PST
Opensource.com, Birds of a Feather session
For more information on OSBC, please visit https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/index.php?eventid=7578.
In addition, Red Hat will host a Birds of a Feather session at OSBC focused on Opensource.com and how the open source model extends beyond technology to impact business, education, government, law and everyday life.
For more information about Red Hat, visit www.redhat.com. For more news, more often, visit www.press.redhat.com.
About Red Hat, Inc.
Red Hat, the world's leading open source solutions provider and a component of the S&P 500, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with over 65 offices spanning the globe. CIOs ranked Red Hat as one of the top vendors delivering value in Enterprise Software for six consecutive years in the CIO Insight Magazine Vendor Value survey. Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with virtualization, applications, management and Services 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.
Certain statements contained in this press release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements provide current expectations of future events based on certain assumptions and include any statement that does not directly relate to any historical or current fact. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including: risks related to delays or reductions in information technology spending, the integration of acquisitions and the ability to market successfully acquired technologies and products; the ability of the Company to effectively compete; the inability to adequately protect Company intellectual property and the potential for infringement or breach of license claims of or relating to third party intellectual property; the ability to deliver and stimulate demand for new products and technological innovations on a timely basis; risks related to data and information security vulnerabilities; ineffective management of, and control over, the Company's growth and international operations; fluctuations in exchange rates; adverse results in litigation; and changes in and a dependence on key personnel, as well as other factors contained in our most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q (copies of which may be accessed through the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at http://www.sec.gov), including those found therein under the captions "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations". In addition to these factors, actual future performance, outcomes, and results may differ materially because of more general factors including (without limitation) general industry and market conditions and growth rates, economic conditions, and governmental and public policy changes. The forward-looking statements included in this press release represent the Company's views as of the date of this press release and these views could change. However, while the Company may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the Company's views as of any date subsequent to the date of the press release.
LINUX is a trademark of Linus Torvalds. RED HAT® and JBOSS® are registered trademarks of Red Hat, Inc. and its subsidiaries in the US and other countries.