June 28, 2012
Open technologies for the next era of computing

Robert LeBlanc presents on Open Technologies at RedHatSummit

Robert LeBlanc, senior vice president, software group, gave a keynote address to the 2012 RedHat Summit on open technologies for the next era of computing.

Storified by ibmevents · Thu, Jun 28 2012 07:22:46

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Robert LeBlanc talking to ZDnet

IBM: Open source is not winning the war in virtualization, cloud … yet | ZDNetOpen source is driving much of the innovation in the tech sector but there are key challenges in virtualization, cloud and big data, one …
“We have to get to open virtualization. There is still a lot of churn in this world and when it comes back to virtualization and the cloud, too many people are trying to control the pieces. A VM is not a VM is not a VM. There are too many variations and clients are struggling with that. KVM here is very important,” said IBM Vice President Robert LeBlanc, about the open source hypervisor incorporated in Linux and backed by Red Hat.

Reaction on Twitter from attendees

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Note to #RedHat and all SW companies…while 50% of enterprise SW rev is driven in the US only 35% of servers are in US. #RedHatSummitMatt Eastwood, IDC
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