(The Hosting News) – Zimbra, a global leader in unified collaboration software, today announced it will be a sponsor at Red Hat Summit 2014, the industry’s premier open source technology event. The conference will be held April 14-17 at Moscone Center South in San Francisco.
During the Red Hat Summit, Zimbra will be present at booth 120 in the Partner Pavilion to showcase how Zimbra Collaboration, Zimbra’s open source messaging and collaboration solution, allows value-added resellers and service providers to grow their cloud business with secure collaboration. Attendees who stop by the Zimbra booth can learn more about Zimbra Collaboration features such as email, address book, calendaring and file sharing. Additionally, Zimbra’s president of worldwide field operations, senior vice president of worldwide channels and vice president of sales for the Americas will be available to discuss open source, Zimbra’s secure collaboration offering and the value of Zimbra’s partner network.
“Open source is core to Zimbra’s DNA, and the Red Hat Summit is the ideal event for sharing our knowledge of open source and secure, private clouds,” said Brent Rhymes, president of worldwide field operations at Zimbra. “With a vibrant open source community, our partners and customers appreciate the scalability and extensibility of a secure collaboration solution built on open source and open standards.”
“Open source is at the heart of technology initiatives ranging from cloud computing and big data to social media and mobile,” said Jackie Yeaney, executive vice president of strategy and marketing at Red Hat. “As a result, Red Hat Summit has become a must-attend event to learn about emerging trends in enterprise open source, and as our 10th annual conference, we’re planning for our largest and most exciting event to date. We’re thrilled to have Zimbra’s support for Red Hat Summit 2014, and look forward to connecting customers and our broad partner ecosystem to discuss how to make open hybrid cloud a reality in their organizations.”
With thousands of attendees and 150+ business and technical sessions, Red Hat Summit is focused on generating developer, partner and customer success with Red Hat solutions across cloud, virtualization, platform, storage, middleware and systems management. Red Hat Summit 2014 offers opportunities for attendees to gain skills to get the most from their current deployments, explore new offerings and learn about emerging technology innovations and trends. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with Red Hat product teams, hear expert users at leading customer and partner companies, get hands-on training and learn best practices and strategies for innovation and success.
In addition to Zimbra’s booth at the Red Hat Summit, Zimbra is also teaming up with its partner, Shadow-Soft, to host a customer appreciation dinner on April 15 at 7:30pm. Learn more about the dinner and how to reserve your seathere.
- View the Red Hat Summit agenda
- Register for Red Hat Summit 2014
- Follow @RedHatSummit or via the hashtag #RHSummit on Twitter
- Join Red Hat Summit on Facebook
Zimbra powers collaboration for the way you work. Zimbra connects people and information with unified collaboration software that includes email, calendaring, file sharing, activity streams, social communities and more. With technology designed for social, mobile and the cloud, Zimbra gives individuals the flexibility to work from virtually anywhere, through nearly every computer, tablet and mobile device.
Zimbra’s software is trusted by more than 5,000 companies and government customers, as well as by service providers who manage Zimbra in the cloud for more than 200,000 businesses. With customers including NTT Communications, Comcast, Dell, Investec, Rackspace, Red Hat, Mozilla, H&R Block and Vodafone, a vibrant open source community and worldwide partner network, Zimbra is the third-largest collaboration provider in the world. Zimbra is privately held with corporate headquarters in Frisco, Texas and offices in San Mateo, California; London; Tokyo; Singapore and Pune, India. For more information, visit Zimbra.com or connect with us on Twitter, Facebookand LinkedIn.
Suzanne Casey, Metis Communications
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