Life After VMware: Is Open Source the Future?

DateJul 3, 2024

The virtual panel session hosted by OpenInfra, Livewire, Sharktech, and Virtuozzo is a must-watch for cloud providers, customers, and resellers navigating the turbulent changes brought on by VMware’s recent licensing and partnership adjustments. This session addresses how these fundamental shifts have impacted businesses, partners, and customers, sparking discussions on the future trust in proprietary software and the potential rise of open-source solutions.

Join industry experts as they delve into the complexities of these changes, examining their effects on cloud service providers and IT strategies. They will discuss whether these developments have fostered lasting distrust in proprietary platforms and if now is the time for open-source technologies to take the lead.

During this insightful webinar, Ronnie Moal from Virtuozzo will moderate the conversation with special guests including Tim Timrai, Founder and CEO of Sharktech, Cliff Greenberg, Founder and CEO of Livewire, and Jimmy McArthur, Director of Business Development at the OpenInfra Foundation. Each panelist will share their unique perspectives on the challenges and opportunities presented by the VMware changes.

Participants will also have the chance to see a live demo showcasing real-time Zero Trust protections within the VersaONE platform. This demonstration aims to highlight the ease of integrating Zero Trust principles into any application, ensuring robust security across various platforms.

Moreover, the panel will address pre-submitted questions and offer real-time answers to queries from the audience, providing valuable insights into how businesses can adapt to these significant industry changes. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from leading experts about the future of cloud infrastructure and the role open-source technologies could play in shaping a more flexible and secure digital landscape.

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