Red Hat Drives the Future of Open with Asia Pacific Partners

Red Hat Asia Pacific Partner Conference 2020 to share partner successes and updates on emerging technologies


SINGAPORE – Red Hat today announced the Red Hat Asia Pacific Partner Conference 2020. The event will be a fully virtual experience and expects the attendance of more than 2,200 Red Hat partners, distributors, systems integrators, independent software vendors (ISVs), original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and solution providers.

The virtual conference will kick-off with a keynote presentation by Dirk-Peter van Leeuwen, senior vice president and general manager for Red Hat Asia Pacific, followed by sessions with Frank Feldmann, vice president, APAC Office of Technology, Red Hat, and Andrew Habgood, senior director, Partners & Alliances, Red Hat Asia Pacific. Other notable guest speakers include Sandra Ng, group vice president, IDC’s Asia Pacific practice group, and Arunava Chakrabarty, director, Channel Scale and Partners for the Asia Pacific Japan territory at Intel who will provide insights into the regional partner landscape and future market opportunities. The event will also showcase partner solution stories and case studies by Viju Chakarapany, senior director and regional head, solution architecture and enablement, Red Hat Asia Pacific.

This year’s theme is “The Future is OPEN,” and will feature keynotes, panel discussions and breakout sessions centered around open source technologies that can help accelerate the market’s recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a focus on application modernization and integration, IT automation, containers, hybrid cloud and open source innovation. The conference provides a platform for partners to exchange ideas, engage in meaningful discussions, and network directly with Red Hat leaders and others in the partner ecosystem.

In addition to presentations from Red Hat executives and award-winning partners such as Sify Technologies and Intel, the Red Hat Asia Pacific Partner Conference 2020 acts as a hub for new ideas, collaborative opportunities and a network for partners wanting to define the business of the future.

Other event highlights include:

  • The Red Hat Asia Pacific Partner Awards 2020
  • Breakout sessions and tracks conducted by Red Hat experts on emerging technology
  • Panel discussion with experts from IDC, Red Hat, Intel and ecosystem partners on addressing new challenges in a changing market
  • Insights by IDC on accelerating the market recovery journey

Supporting Quotes

Andrew Habgood, senior director, partners and alliances, Red Hat Asia Pacific
“We want to continue celebrating the collaboration we share with our partners in the Asia Pacific region. The Red Hat Asia Pacific Partner Conference 2020 is a defining event for the open future we are nurturing together with our partners across different verticals. With many businesses in the region embracing open source and its role in transforming industries, it is inspiring to see them embark on their cloud journeys using Red Hat solutions to build world class enterprise-grade solutions.”

Learn more about the 2020 Red Hat Partner Conference Asia Pacific

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