Red Hat Partner Conference North America: 8 Trends to Watch

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http://www.thevarguy.com – At Red Hat Partner Conference North America (Jan. 14-16, San Diego), watch for CEO Jim Whitehurst and Channel Chief Roger Egan to describe how the company’s growing portfolio of software (Linux, storage, virtualization, middleware and hybrid cloud management) empowers channel partners. The big question: Are partners ready to diversify into all those new areas with Red Hat (NYSE: RHT)? Hmmm… Chatting ahead of the conference, one of our Top 100 Channel Partner Events of 2013, Egan offered key perspectives to The VAR Guy earlier today. Here are eight takeaways from the conversation. 1 (IT news)