Welcome!

Adobe Flex Authors: Matthew Lobas, PR.com Newswire, Shelly Palmer, Kevin Benedict

News Feed Item

OpenStack Featured Case Study at 2013 Open Source Think Tank; Netflix to Present Company's Open Source Story

Eighth Annual C-Level Open Source Event Sponsored by Adobe, HP, Qualcomm, Red Hat and SugarCRM to be held March 20-22, 2013 in Napa, Cali.

BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Olliance Group, a division of Black Duck, and DLA Piper today announced the lead case study for the Open Source Think Tank 2013 conference, an exclusive C-level open source conference. The OpenStack project, a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform, will be the event's case study. Netflix, the world's leading Internet television network, will present insights on how they use open source as a competitive differentiator. Both demonstrate the conference's theme: Bridge to Innovation – Open Source in the Enterprise.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121025/NE99895LOGO)

"Netflix regards its investment in open source technology and community participation as a strategic advantage, and we have seen growing interest in our Netflix Open Source Software platform for large scale cloud deployments," said Adrian Cockcroft, Director, Cloud Architecture, Netflix.  "Sharing our experience and engaging with other industry leaders at the Open Source Think Tank will help Netflix continue to build momentum around our work and cross pollinate ideas for the evolving NetflixOSS platform."

The eighth annual event, focused on the business and technology of open source, will examine various models and benefits of community engagement used to drive internal and external value and innovation from cross-industry collaboration.

"Red Hat understands very well the growing role open source is playing in the enterprise, and the need to address flexibility, interoperability and business-driven results," said Lee Congdon, CIO, Red Hat. "Open Source Think Tank allows us to engage with other industry leaders from many verticals in a unique setting to share observations, trends and best practices and discuss real-world challenges to the continued maturation of open source."

Think Tank attendees include CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, legal experts, investors and senior executives. The exclusive, invitation-only event brings industry leaders together to discuss the current state and future direction of commercial open source. 

"Think Tank attendees lead businesses which leverage open source technologies and methods to innovate and create value," said Andrew Aitken, Senior Vice President, Olliance Consulting. "Bringing together C-level executives, legal experts, investors and community leaders, we have the unique opportunity to discuss and impact the current state and future direction of open source."

The 2013 Open Source Think Tank will be held at the Solage Resort in Napa, Cali. Co-hosted by Olliance Group and DLA Piper, the conference includes an interactive format of group sessions, exercises and case studies. The event will be led by co-hosts Andrew Aitken, Founder, Olliance Group, and Mark Radcliffe, Partner, DLA Piper.

For More Information

For more information about Open Source Think Tank, or to apply for an invitation, visit http://thinktank.olliancegroup.com.

For more information about DLA Piper, visit http://www.dlapiper.com.

For more information about Black Duck, visit www.blackducksoftware.com.

 

SOURCE Black Duck

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Raju Shreewastava, founder of Big Data Trunk, provided a fun and simple way to introduce Machine Leaning to anyone and everyone. He solved a machine learning problem and demonstrated an easy way to be able to do machine learning without even coding. Raju Shreewastava is the founder of Big Data Trunk (www.BigDataTrunk.com), a Big Data Training and consulting firm with offices in the United States. He previously led the data warehouse/business intelligence and Bi...
Cell networks have the advantage of long-range communications, reaching an estimated 90% of the world. But cell networks such as 2G, 3G and LTE consume lots of power and were designed for connecting people. They are not optimized for low- or battery-powered devices or for IoT applications with infrequently transmitted data. Cell IoT modules that support narrow-band IoT and 4G cell networks will enable cell connectivity, device management, and app enablement for low-power wide-area network IoT. B...
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform and how we integrate our thinking to solve complicated problems. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and sh...
What are the new priorities for the connected business? First: businesses need to think differently about the types of connections they will need to make – these span well beyond the traditional app to app into more modern forms of integration including SaaS integrations, mobile integrations, APIs, device integration and Big Data integration. It’s important these are unified together vs. doing them all piecemeal. Second, these types of connections need to be simple to design, adapt and configure...
Cloud computing delivers on-demand resources that provide businesses with flexibility and cost-savings. The challenge in moving workloads to the cloud has been the cost and complexity of ensuring the initial and ongoing security and regulatory (PCI, HIPAA, FFIEC) compliance across private and public clouds. Manual security compliance is slow, prone to human error, and represents over 50% of the cost of managing cloud applications. Determining how to automate cloud security compliance is critical...
Contextual Analytics of various threat data provides a deeper understanding of a given threat and enables identification of unknown threat vectors. In his session at @ThingsExpo, David Dufour, Head of Security Architecture, IoT, Webroot, Inc., discussed how through the use of Big Data analytics and deep data correlation across different threat types, it is possible to gain a better understanding of where, how and to what level of danger a malicious actor poses to an organization, and to determin...
Nicolas Fierro is CEO of MIMIR Blockchain Solutions. He is a programmer, technologist, and operations dev who has worked with Ethereum and blockchain since 2014. His knowledge in blockchain dates to when he performed dev ops services to the Ethereum Foundation as one the privileged few developers to work with the original core team in Switzerland.
Digital Transformation and Disruption, Amazon Style - What You Can Learn. Chris Kocher is a co-founder of Grey Heron, a management and strategic marketing consulting firm. He has 25+ years in both strategic and hands-on operating experience helping executives and investors build revenues and shareholder value. He has consulted with over 130 companies on innovating with new business models, product strategies and monetization. Chris has held management positions at HP and Symantec in addition to ...
Cloud-enabled transformation has evolved from cost saving measure to business innovation strategy -- one that combines the cloud with cognitive capabilities to drive market disruption. Learn how you can achieve the insight and agility you need to gain a competitive advantage. Industry-acclaimed CTO and cloud expert, Shankar Kalyana presents. Only the most exceptional IBMers are appointed with the rare distinction of IBM Fellow, the highest technical honor in the company. Shankar has also receive...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that Telecom Reseller has been named "Media Sponsor" of CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO 2018 New York, which will take place on November 11-13, 2018 in New York City, NY. Telecom Reseller reports on Unified Communications, UCaaS, BPaaS for enterprise and SMBs. They report extensively on both customer premises based solutions such as IP-PBX as well as cloud based and hosted platforms.