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How DreamWorks Animation Improved Its Production Process Using Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Published: 16 January 2015

ID: G00248955

Analyst(s): George J. Weiss


Teaming with Red Hat, DreamWorks Animation improved production processes using open source and cloud computing, lowering hardware costs by 75% and reducing annual software licensing costs by 60%. I&O leaders standardizing on open source can adopt this framework to achieve comparable results.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Choose Architecture to Enable Business Agility
  • Gain CTO and CEO Backing to Standardize on OSS
  • Standardize on Open Source Virtualization to Save on Footprint
  • Leave Most of Development to the Open-Source Partner
  • Move Compute Time to Private Cloud and Increase Productivity

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