Open in the Cloud

A session at Open World Forum 2013

  • Frederic Aatz
  • Philippe Desmaison

Thursday 3rd October, 2013

5:21pm to 5:30pm (PMT)

Microsoft has become more open in its collaboration with Open Source and the cloud is the best playing field for many key initiatives on Windows Azure. Flagship partnership being the work done with SUSE. What's in it from both companies and how does it fit with the key market trends?

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Frederic Aatz

Unknown, Microsoft

Responsible for driving **Microsoft strategy
in France around interoperability** topics and
open source collaboration with
communities, key integrators, Enterprise
and Public Services. As such, spokesman
in major events to share about this long
term strategy on devices and services.
Microsoft veteran, with many management and presales roles for Enterprise, Partners
and ISVs as well as developers programs.
Launched and managed the Microsoft
Technology Center in France in 2006 as
one of the successful centers Worldwide
supporting the Interop Lab in Paris (2009).

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Philippe Desmaison

SUSE Technical Manager, SUSE France, SUSE

Philippe Desmaison is Linux Technical Leader of SUSE in France. He is in charge of technical and presales aspects for the SUSE Linux Neterprise product line.

Graduated of UTC Compi├Ęgne Engineer University, he began his career in Digital Equipment (DEC). Then, he was involved in the success of Sun Microsystems on the Java J2EE and Solaris technologies.

Philippe joined Novell/SUSE in 2004 and is a technical actor of the growth of SUSE Linux Enterprise in France, with projects like Peugeot Citroen (20 000 SUSE Desktop, 2 500 Servers), Renault, HSBC, DGAC, Total ... With the growing business of SUSE Linux in France, he was involved in many Unix to Linux migration projects. Since April 2011, SUSE is an independant Business Unit and he is now Technical Manager for France.

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Time 5:21pm5:30pm PMT

Date Thu 3rd October 2013


Moebius - Grand Auditorium, Beffroi de Montrouge

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