Podcast – The Era of Open Source Databases


A lot can be learned about the current recession by looking at the recession that took place in 2001. By understanding the impact that recession had on technology, we can gain some insight into how things may play out as this recession starts to ease.

In the final episode of our three part podcast series, we discuss the Era of Open Source Databases and how the open standards and flexibility open source offers will change the IT environment in the future. We also take a look at what makes Actian stand apart from competitors as an application development solution.

The Era of Open Source Databases

About Fred Gallagher

Fred Gallagher is responsible for managing the business activities related to strategic accounts and partners for the Actian Analytics Platform and for Actian Corporate Development. He previously served as General Manager of Actian Vector. Prior to joining Actian, Fred worked for Qlusters, where he was responsible for worldwide sales, marketing, and business development. At Qlusters, he successfully launched the industry's first open source systems management project. Prior to that, he worked at VMWare, where he was responsible for worldwide software alliances, and where he established 15 successful strategic alliances during a high-growth period. Previously, he was at Seagate Technology, where he was Vice President of Worldwide Channels and Business Development for Seagate's XIOtech subsidiary. Fred holds a B.A. and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

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