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Open Source: Myth and Innovation

Date

4/13/2011

Time

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Organization/Sponsor

Innovation in RTP

Description

Open Source: Myth and Innovation

So what is all the fuss about Open Source?  Come and hear Narsi talk about the What/Why/How open source communities work.  He will also discuss the latest industry trends in this area.  There are many myths around Open Source, and it may or may not be for your company.  Narsi will cover this view as well as the innovative side of open source. 

Founded in 1993, Red Hat is the leader in enterprise Linux and is the most recognized open source brand in the world.  They serve global enterprises with technology and services made possible by the open source model.  Solutions include Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, JBoss Enterprise Middleware, and a broad range of management and services: consulting, 24x7 support, Red Hat Network.  Red Hat's global training program operates worldwide and features RHCE and JBCAA, the global standard Linux and middleware certifications. 

Speaker: Narsi Subramanian, Open Source Evangelist, Red Hat 

Narsi Subramanian, Sr. Director Global Operations, has been with Red Hat since 2002 and is a graduate of NCSU.  Prior to Red Hat he worked at IBM, Nortel and a few startup companies before becoming an Open Source Educator and Evangelist.  He spends his time working closely with children, universities, organizations and sales people spreading and building IT infrastructure.

Registration Status

Open

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Contact

For more information about the Innovation in RTP speaker series or if  you would like to sponsor an event, contact Lee Clark-Sellers at klclark@nc.rr.com.

Fee

Free

Location

RTP Headquarters
12 Davis Drive 
Research Triangle Park, NC 

Directions

From Raleigh
  • Take I-40 West to the Davis Drive exit (280);
  • The entrance to the RTP Headquarters building will be directly across Davis Drive at the end of the exit ramp.

From Downtown Durham

  • Take Highway 147 South to the Cornwallis Road exit (6);
  • Take a left on Cornwallis Road;
  • Take a right onto Davis Drive;
  • RTP Headquarters will be on the right, just north of I-40.

From Chapel Hill

  • Take I-40 East to Davis Drive exit (280);
  • Take a right on Davis Drive;
  • At the next traffic light, turn left into the entrance to the RTP Headquarters building.

From RTP South

  • Take Davis Drive North (towards I-40);
  • RTP Headquarters will be on the left, just north of I-40.

From RTP North

  • Take Highway 147 South to the Cornwallis Road exit (6);
  • Take a left on Cornwallis Road;
  • Take a right onto Davis Drive;
  • RTP Headquarters will be on the right, just north of I-40.