Petra Heinrich
VP, EMEA Partners & Products at Red Hat
Petra Heinrich, Vice President Partners & Alliances EMEA, is responsible for developing Red Hats indirect Business. She brings 20 years of experience in Partner Management and Development. Petra Heinrich started her career at Lotus Development where she worked in Operations but soon moved to a Partner Manager role from where she took responsibility for the Lotus Partner Business in the Central Region. After the acquisition of Lotus by IBM she supported the integration of the Partner business and was responsible for the combined IBM Software/Lotus Partner Business in the Central Region. Her next relevant step was moving into the Open Source Business – SuSE Linux - where she was responsible for the Consumer and Partner Business Unit.

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Leading with containers

June 8, 2021
Containers and Kubernetes play a key role for modern application development, supporting new business models around edge, IoT and AI/ML. Despite all of this, there are still some barriers to even faster adoption of enterprise open source. In EMEA specifically these center around concerns with level of support, compatibility with legacy systems and lack of internal skills.