Red Hat to talk open source at JDC 2013

Cairo-hosted Java Developers Conference expected to draw 600 delegates

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Red Hat to talk open source at JDC 2013 DeBono: We see this as an opportunity to interact and share our expertise with [the software development] community.
By  Stephen McBride Published  March 7, 2013

Open source solutions provider Red Hat, Inc this week announced its participation in the Java Developers Conference 2013, taking place in Cairo, Egypt from 8 to 9 March 2013. Conference participants will be able to attend presentations by Red Hat on the company's open source solutions for middleware, cloud, big data, storage and virtualisation as well as engage with representatives of Red Hat at its stand.

"Participating in an event that caters specifically to the software development community is a great way to generate interest around the exciting technologies and solutions that we at Red Hat have to offer," said George DeBono, general manager, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Red Hat.

"Our message of standards-based open source development is something that resonates with members of the Egyptian Java User Group. We see this as an opportunity to interact with and share our expertise with this community as well as a platform to highlight how our solutions such as OpenShift, Red Hat JBoss Middleware and Red Hat Enterprise Linux can add quick and measurable benefits to SMB and enterprise IT deployments."

Red Hat will highlight OpenShift, the company's Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering that automates the hosting, configuration, deployment and administration of application stacks. Also acknowledging the growing trend of Web application deployment, the company will deliver a presentation on Red Hat JBoss Data Grid, a solution which is designed to enhance application performance without adding strain on computational resources.

The Java Developers Conference (JDC) is the biggest and most important meeting place for software developers in Middle East and Africa and is considered to be a forum for knowledge interchange. This year the conference is expected to draw more than 600 attendees. Topics scheduled for discussion at the event include HTML5, Java, JVM development, cloud computing, virtualisation, enterprise integration and Camel.

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