Largest Oracle event in Latin America brings together developers, customers, partners, and IT professionals
Today Oracle OpenWorld Latin America 2011, now in its fifth year, opened to 11,000 attendees making it the largest gathering of Oracle technology customers, developers, partners and prospects in Latin America. The conference event runs through December 8, 2011 at the Transamerica Expo Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
OpenWorld Latin America 2011 provides a unique opportunity to have direct contact with senior executives and IT specialists. Oracle President Mark Hurd, Oracle Executive Vice President Luiz Meisler and Oracle Brazil President, Cyro Diehl will deliver keynotes to anchor each day’s activities.
Oracle President Mark Hurd will kick off the conference with a keynote on Oracle’s vision and strategy. He will also cover Oracle’s Exa-line of engineered systems that deliver extreme performance.
John Fowler, Executive Vice President of Oracle Systems, will lead the session on “Systems Engineering,” commenting on the latest hardware and software offerings such as the recently announced SPARC SuperCluster T4, T4 Servers, Solaris 11, the Oracle Database Appliance and the Sun ZFS Storage Appliances and Pillar Axiom Storage Systems.
Steve Miranda, Oracle’s Senior Vice President of Applications Development, will discuss Oracle Fusion Applications for Latin America – a unique and complete solution.
Oracle Vice President of Product Development, Amit Zavery, will address Oracle’s cloud computing strategy and cloud offerings including the Oracle Public Cloud and Oracle Social Network.
For the second consecutive year, OpenWorld Latin America 2011 is running JavaOne Latin America concurrently at the Transamerica Expo Center. JavaOne is dedicated to unparalleled Java education, practical hands-on sessions and engaging activities geared toward the developer community.
Additionally, a special agenda prepared for partners includes sessions on:
- Benefits of membership in the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) and participation in the associated incentive programs;
- OPN Specializations;
- Oracle Fusion Applications and JD Edwards in the cloud; and
- Opportunities around the Oracle Database Appliance.
Partners will also learn how to position Oracle’s hardware systems by attending presentations on Oracle Exadata, Oracle Exalogic and Oracle Exalytics.
Oracle partners will also be hosted at the Oracle business partners Forum that will bring together more than 300 Oracle partners and executives. This Forum provides an opportunity to learn about vision and strategies directly from company executives and an opportunity to network with fellow Oracle customers and partners.
Sponsors for Oracle OpenWorld Latin America 2011 include Dell, CTIS, Intel, Deloitte, Accenture, EMC2, PwC, P & G, Ideals, IT7 Systems, Synchro, Amazon Web Services, among others.
“Oracle OpenWorld Latin America 2011 is a unique opportunity in which Oracle consolidates its mission and commitment to the region. During the event, the broad knowledge about the Latin American market on the latest technological advances that enable companies to innovate and grow will be shared,” said Luiz Meisler, Executive Vice President for Oracle Latin America. “It will be the perfect occasion to interact with the best industry experts, customers and partners to learn, at first hand, the latest developments and trends in IT.”