Over the last decade, technology has helped transformed the landscape of Asia Pacific businesses and put us on the world map.
Today, Linux and open source have become the foundational technology for the modern enterprise. Red Hat continues to build open and enterprise-ready foundation for cloud with the largest ecosystem for commercially supported OpenStack deployments. From public to private sectors, education providers to mass market retailers, more organizations are seeing open source solutions as their de-facto choice, rather than just an alternative.
For example, private and public sectors are working closer together to create opportunities and platforms to share knowledge amongst industry players and to spur innovation. In Singapore, the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) of Singapore announced the setting up of two IDA Labs as part of their efforts to build up Singapore's ICT capabilities. These labs are meant to become the platform where designers and businesses get together to exchange ideas, conduct business and use its facilities to collaborate on new products and services. Red Hat Asia Pacific is supporting IDA in a collaborative effort to drive innovation through increased adoption and awareness of open source technologies, and to educate and facilitate users, communities and small-medium business or start-ups in their ICT projects.
The same idea of collaborative innovation can be tapped on to build tomorrow's modern enterprises and help you solve business challenges today. Yesterday, we kicked off Red Hat Forums in Asia Pacific, Red Hat's annual flagship event, with the first session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Damien Wong, senior director and general manager, ASEAN, Red Hat shared at his opening keynote on how transformation moves us from 'now' into the future. We've prepared a series of presentations from Red Hat, partner speakers such as Intel, IBM, Dell, Hewlett Packard and others, as well as in-depth sessions to cover cloud adoption practices, open enterprise infrastructure drivers, DevOps, application developments, training and much more.
At Red Hat, we believe in using a community-powered approach to achieve true business transformation and deliver superior technology faster. We hope to continue to foster stronger collaboration by bringing together innovative groups, partners, customers, open source communities, and more in the days to come.
To learn more about Red Hat Forums, visit http://redhat.events/forum.