In cooperation with Int@j and under the sponsorship of USAID-Jordan, Savvytek hosted RedHat middle east in their first Technology Event in Jordan titled “Achieving faster growth and success while reducing spending” on Monday June 15th, 2009.
The event focused on introducing Open Source Software Technology to the Jordanian market, discussing factors that drive growth of the Open Source Software community and the benefits and value of the collaborative development model and how Open Source Software can help different sectors minimize the impact of the global financial crisis; by adopting a top-notch technology with lower Total Cost of Ownership.
Red Hat highlighted some of the latest trends and solutions in the Open Source Software market and how Open Source covers a large variety of business requirements on different levels in vertical sectors such as Financial, Tourism and Hospitality, Energy, Pharmaceuticals, Transportation, Telecom, and Government.
The event also demonstrated couple of Open Source Software implementation success stories in Jordan, in addition to one-on-one meetings between Red Hat and Jordanian companies from different sectors, in which technology and business opportunities were discussed and highlighted.
Annuj Kumar, Red Hat Middle East General Manager commented “We are certainly seeing an emerging trend over the last years, where interest in Open Source in the Jordanian market and the region is clearly growing”.
Redhat is a global leader in the Open Source Software sector, founded in 1995 in the United States with satellite offices worldwide; Red Hat has become associated to a large extent with its enterprise operating system Red Hat Enterprise Linux and with the acquisition of open-source enterprise middleware vendor JBoss. Red Hat provides operating-system platforms along with middleware, applications, and management products, as well as support, training, and consulting services.
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