Red Hat Cap of Success

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Red Hat Cap of Success

With the increasing need for organisations in Malaysia to be digitally transformed , open source is being seen as the best way forward. Damien Wong, VP and GM, Asian Growth & Emerging Markets, Red Hat throws a challenge to the corporates who are embarking on the digitalisation journey to look at the upside of open source.

The realities of digitalisation and business disruption today is extensive. According to market intelligence firm IDC, over 60 percent of businesses will be fully digitalised in the next decade.

The question then is on how will they embark on this journey.

“The method of open source is still the best way forward” says Damien Wong, VP and GM, Asian Growth & Emerging Markets, Red Hat. He is Vice President and General Manager of Asian Growth and Emerging Markets.

In the realm of possibilities, we need all hands on deck to make sure only the best work if put forward. With open source, we can get that done well

“In the realm of possibilities, we need all hands on deck to make sure only the best work if put forward. With open source, we can get that done well,” he adds.

Indeed, building large scale projects, with complexities of integrating artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data, the need for collaborators in managing large enterprise projects require community building that, he says, is difficult to achieve.

“The reality is that managing communities is hard work,” Damien continues. “Managing cloud and automation journey is not going to be smooth, but it can indeed be made easier if collaborators function well in communities that operates in controlled manner through open source,” he says.

Damien shares various concepts and updates from the industry with Ibrahim Sani. He speaks on local customer insights affecting companies that uses Red Hat services, unlocking the potential of open source. Damien also discusses Malaysia’s digital transformation journey, including trends and challenges not normally seen by practitioners.



Watch the full interview below: 

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