The 2018 Red Hat Summit was held in Boston, Massachusetts, from May 7 to 9, with approximately 8,500 people in attendance. The expo hall featured tech giants like Intel, Dell, and NetApp as well as start-up companies like RancherLabs. Red Hat customers in attendance included large enterprises like GE, Delta Airlines, Exxon Mobil, Deutsche Bank, and Volkswagen. IBM, Red Hat’s future owner, pending regulatory approvals, was present and highlighted its commitment to Red Hat’s open source product development process and community. Throughout the conference keynotes and industry analyst presentations, Red Hat executives reiterated a strategy to keep Red Hat independent and partner neutral. Clients, please log in to view the full content.