Media Alert: Red Hat’s Gluster Community Lead to Keynote Collaboration Summit 2013

  Media Alert: Red Hat’s Gluster Community Lead to Keynote Collaboration
  Summit 2013

                  Walker to discuss open source data storage

Business Wire

RALEIGH, N.C. -- April 10, 2013

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source
solutions, today announced that John Mark Walker, community lead for the Red
Hat-sponsored Gluster Community, will be a featured keynote speaker at the
Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit on April 15, 2013. The Linux Foundation
Collaboration Summit is a global, invitation-only summit gathering core kernel
developers, distribution maintainers, ISVs, end users, system vendors and
other community organizations for plenary sessions and workgroup meetings to
meet face-to-face to tackle and solve the most pressing issues facing the
platform today.

Walker’s keynote will discuss Total Datacenter Victory: Open Source Data
Storage. The IT industry has seen the last ubiquitous, proprietary technology
in the datacenter. Current technology trends tie together a few vectors –
virtualization, automation, scalability, and open source – into a common
direction: speed, agility and rapid iteration. In his address, Walker will
discuss how unstructured data is growing exponentially, and the open source
industry is now at the vanguard of a new era of data storage and management,
and software-based storage is the way to claim victory over these challenges.

WHAT: Red Hat’s Gluster Community Lead John Mark Walker to discuss Total
Datacenter Victory: Open Source Data Storage

WHERE: The Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit 2013; Parc 55 Hotel, San

WHEN: Monday, April 15, 2013; 4:30 pm. PT

To view the keynote either live or after Collaboration Summit 2013, please
visit here to register for video streaming. For more information on
Collaboration Summit 2013, visit here. To interact with Red Hat Gluster
Community Lead John Mark Walker on Twitter, follow him at @johnmark.

For more information about the Gluster Community visit

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