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LinuxWorld.com.au: Red Hat promotes e-Business at Intel's forum

Nov 15, 2000, 09:12 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

"Intel's e-Business Forum was held in Sydney on Tuesday 14 November and was promoted as a showcase of e-business success stories for the Intel platform. The event was not without Linux input, with Mark White, vice president and general manager of Red Hat Asia Pacific, giving a talk on how Red Hat Linux and open source software in general is being used to create successful e-business ventures."

"The forum began with a presentation by Christian Morales, vice president and general manager of Intel Australia, entitled "Strategy for the Surge Economy". This talk outlined the demands being made on the Internet economy and how Australia is positioned from that perspective. The presentation then concluded with an overview of e-business strategies and the benefits of running them on an open architecture...."

"When asked about the reluctance of many companies to implement open source software solutions, White replied, "Education will be always be the key to changing people's minds about adopting new technologies, that is why we are releasing a demo solutions CD. The open source model is best for infrastructure control and bringing value."

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