The Future of Open Source 

Neil Levine (Canonical)
Location: Portland_Ballroom
Tags: cloud
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What will cloud mean to open source development and to linux distributions. Will anyone care about the distro anymore? 

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Neil Levine


Neil Levine has been professionally using and deploying Linux and
open-source software into the enterprise for over 15 years. After
working as a systems and network administrator in the hosting and
telecoms sector in the mid-90s, Neil joined Claranet in 1997 where as
CTO he helped grow the company into the largest, independent internet
service provider in Europe, covering nine countries, built almost
exclusively on open-source software. In 2009, Neil joined Canonical,
the commercial sponsor of the Ubuntu project, as Vice-President of
Corporate Services, where he is responsible for enterprise and cloud
strategy. Neil holds an MA in Political Science from Columbia
University and a BSc in Economics from University College London.

  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Facebook
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • (mt) Media Temple, Inc.
  • ActiveState
  • CommonPlaces
  • DB Relay
  • FireHost
  • GoDaddy
  • HP
  • HTSQL by Prometheus Research
  • Impetus Technologies Inc.
  • Infobright, Inc
  • JasperSoft
  • Kaltura
  • Marvell
  • Mashery
  • NorthScale, Inc.
  • Open Invention Network
  • OpSource
  • Oracle
  • Parallels
  • PayPal
  • Percona
  • Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.
  • Rhomobile
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • SourceGear
  • Symbian
  • VoltDB
  • WSO2
  • Linux Pro Magazine

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