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RED HAT


Paul Took
Victorian Branch Manager, Red Hat
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Vital St ti iti
Vit l Statisitics


  Headquarters in Raleig NC
                       gh,
  Founded in 1993
  3000+ emplo...
Raison d’être
To be the catalyst in communiti of customers,
                              ies
contributors,
contributors a...
Something to remembe
S   thi t         ber



 First they ignore you
 Then they laugh at youu
 Then they fight you
 And th...
Why Open Source?
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The Foundations o Gene a Public License
  e ou dat o s of General ub c ce se
(GPL)

Nobody should be restricted by the sof...
General Public License (GPL)
G     l P bli Li


   Red Hat release all distribu
                               uted softw...
What i O
Wh t is Open Source Software?
             S        ft    ?


  A type of software deefined by its
  collaborativ...
Collaborative Innovatio
C ll b   ti I       tion



  A framework built on shharing ideas and
  inventions with the wor an...
Collaborative Innovatio at R d Hat
C ll b   ti I       tion t Red H t

  Open Source
  Access to Code
  (Fedora, Issue: So...
Why
Wh use OSS? Democr ti i Content
            D    ratising C t t


 Red Hat Patent Promise

 Open Invention Network

 P...
CATALYST IN COMMUNITIES
                  ITIES
                  I
OPEN SOURCE STACK
          PROPRIETARY                           OPEN SOURCE
             IBM/Oracle Portal              ...
IN PRACTICE




              GFS
Are we succeeding?
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SHARED CUSTOMERS
Squiz IUC 2010 - Red Hat - Open Source Creates Better Software
Squiz IUC 2010 - Red Hat - Open Source Creates Better Software
Squiz IUC 2010 - Red Hat - Open Source Creates Better Software
Squiz IUC 2010 - Red Hat - Open Source Creates Better Software
Squiz IUC 2010 - Red Hat - Open Source Creates Better Software
Squiz IUC 2010 - Red Hat - Open Source Creates Better Software
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  1. 1. RED HAT Paul Took Victorian Branch Manager, Red Hat n
  2. 2. Vital St ti iti Vit l Statisitics Headquarters in Raleig NC gh, Founded in 1993 3000+ employees, in 6 worldwide offices in 30 66 countries Cash and investments: $1.3 billion FY11 revenues: $800+ million +30% growth $800+ 30% IPO, 1999 (NYSE: RH HT)
  3. 3. Raison d’être To be the catalyst in communiti of customers, ies contributors, contributors and partners crea ating better technology the open source way.
  4. 4. Something to remembe S thi t ber First they ignore you Then they laugh at youu Then they fight you And then you win - Mohatma Gandhi
  5. 5. Why Open Source? e
  6. 6. The Foundations o Gene a Public License e ou dat o s of General ub c ce se (GPL) Nobody should be restricted by the software they use. d There are four freedoms tha every user should have: at  the freedom to use the softw ware for any purpose,  the freedom to change the s software to suit your needs,  the freedom to share the sof ftware with your friends and neighbors, and  anges you make. the freedom to share the cha
  7. 7. General Public License (GPL) G l P bli Li  Red Hat release all distribu uted software under GPL (sometimes with much effo ort)  And now, so do Squiz!  Red Hat Squiz
  8. 8. What i O Wh t is Open Source Software? S ft ? A type of software deefined by its collaborative development model model, accessibility of code and distribution e models; thi i i cont t with proprietary d l this is in ntrast ith i t software which is on available in a binary nly or “closed” format
  9. 9. Collaborative Innovatio C ll b ti I tion A framework built on shharing ideas and inventions with the wor and getting new ideas rld from developers, custo developers omers, omers and leaders outside of the corporate structure.
  10. 10. Collaborative Innovatio at R d Hat C ll b ti I tion t Red H t Open Source Access to Code (Fedora, Issue: Software Patents) Open Content Access to Knowledge (Creative Commons Wikipedia) Commons, Open Standards Access to Data (ODF, Royalty Free Standards) Access to knowledge Anytime, An nywhere, Anyhow
  11. 11. Why Wh use OSS? Democr ti i Content D ratising C t t Red Hat Patent Promise Open Invention Network Patent Settlement i Fi star C P S l in Firest Case Brief in Bilski Case IP Symposiums in North C y p Carolina, United States; Delhi, India; and more to come www.opensource.com
  12. 12. CATALYST IN COMMUNITIES ITIES I
  13. 13. OPEN SOURCE STACK PROPRIETARY OPEN SOURCE IBM/Oracle Portal MySource Matrix IBM Websphere, .NET Apache & PHP Oracle DB, DB2 PostgreSQL Veritas Storage Suite Global File System/Red Hat Cluster Suite Containers, VMWare Virtualisation Red Hat Enterprise Virtualisation UNIX, Windows Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  14. 14. IN PRACTICE GFS
  15. 15. Are we succeeding? n
  16. 16. SHARED CUSTOMERS
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