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Red Hat Summit is the premier open source technology event to showcase the latest and greatest in cloud computing, platform, virtualization, middleware, storage, and systems management technologies.

The Summit and JBoss World 2013 edition will be on June 11 – 14, 2013 at the Hynes Center in Boston.

The Red Hat Summit is meant for anyone looking to exponentially increase their understanding of open source technology and identify powerful solutions for their business needs. There are a lot of sessions on different tracks:

  • Big data (23)
  • Cloud deployment (51)
  • Clustering (19)
  • Cost savings (50)
  • Development tools (35)

And several hands-on-labs on different products and technologies. About the general sessions this is the list:

  • General Session I: Tuesday, June 11, 5:30- 6:30pm (ET)
    • Jim Whitehurst, President & CEO, Red Hat
    • Arvind Krishna, General Manager, Development and Manufacturing, Systems & Technology Group, IBM
  • General Session II: Wednesday, June 12, 8:30-10am (ET)
    • Paul Cormier, President of Products & Technologies, Red Hat
    • Ram Appalaraju, Vice President of Technology and Product Marketing and Solutions Engineering, Data Center Group, Cisco
    • Dirk Hohndel, Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist, Intel
  • Red Hat Press Conference: Wednesday, June 12, 1pm (ET)
    • Paul Cormier, President of Products & Technologies, Red Hat
  • General Session III: Thursday, June 13, 8:30-10:30am
    • Scott Farrand, Vice President, Industry Standard Servers & Software, HP
    • Adam Burden, Global Managing Director, Emerging Technology Innovation, Accenture
    • Brian Stevens, CTO and Vice President, Worldwide Engineering, Red Hat
  • General Session IV (Innovation Hour): Thursday, June 13, 6 – 7pm (ET)
    • Jim Whitehurst, President & CEO, Red Hat

Content will also be available for on-demand shortly after the event!


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