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 Compiègne 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.
Track: Plenary Session
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?
Title: SUSE Technical Manager, SUSE France