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

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Red Hat, Inc. (NYS: 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 Francisco

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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