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Red Hat’s Paul Smith: Govt Eyes Open Source Software for Innovation

Paul Smith
Paul Smith

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 20,  2015 — Paul Smith,  vice president and general manager of Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) public sector business, has indicated that government agencies continue to explore open source software to drive innovation, Executive Gov reported Nov. 11.

FedScoop reported Nov. 10 that Smith and other panelists at the 2015 Red Hat Government Symposium agreed on open source’s increased impact on federal IT projects.

“We’ve really moved in the last 10 years or so in open source, from what was a disruptive technology… to the innovation engine in the cloud, ” Smith said at the forum.

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