Check out the highlights from Red Hat Forum 2015 below
and don't forget to register for Red Hat Forum 2016 in Stockholm.
What to expect
- Customer stories and references
- IT Transformation - the open source way - Transform your business with innovation
- Mobility, applications and business processes
- Cloud infrastructure
This year we will provide three different tracks in the afternoon to suit business and technical audience, pick your area: Business, Architects and Technical.
|08:30 - 09:15||Registration - Breakfast and exhibition|
|09:15 - 09:30||Welcome by Jimmy Sköldberg, Regional Director Nordics|
|09:30 - 10:00||Open Source - the innovation driver
Werner Knoblich, Senior Vice President and General Manager EMEA, Red Hat
|10:00 - 10:30||Using OpenShift to accelerate DevOps and continuous delivery
Chris Morgan, Senior Principal Product Manager Technical, Red Hat
|10:30 - 11:00||Coffee break and exhibition|
|11:00 - 11:30||Next generation Datacenters with OpenStack powered by Dell
Paul Brook, EMEA Team Lead: Cloud & Big Data, Dell
|11:30 - 12:00||Introduction to Red Hat Mobile Application Platform
Cathal McGloin, VP, Business and Market Development, Red Hat
|12:00 - 13:00||Lunch|
|DevOps & Mobility||Cloud||Infrastructure|
|13:00 - 13:30||Middleware migration; Case study of a successful migration from proprietary Middleware to JBoss EAP
Tero Ahonen, Chief Advisory Consultant Enterprise Architecture, Cybercom
The future of storage is software defined
|Revolutionizing Application Delivery with Containers
Lars Herrmann, General Manager Integrated Solutions BU, Red Hat
|13:40 - 14:10||
Enterprise DevOps: Implications on team organisation, architecture of applications and toolchain
|A Red Hat Developers Guide to Kubernetes
Mandy Waite, Developer Advocate, Google
|Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider Program - CCSP
Toni Willberg, Solution Architect, Red Hat
|14:20 - 14:50||Digital Transformation with JBoss Fuse
Max Olsson, Forefront Consulting Group
|Evolving Infrastructure and Management for Agility
Lars Herrmann, General Manager Integrated Solutions BU, Red Hat
|IKEA vs Shellshock: 1-0
Magnus Glantz, IKEA IT
Mattias Haern, Red Hat
|14:50 - 15:10||Coffee break and exhibition|
|15:10 - 15:40||Successful migrations to Red Hat JBoss EAP
Tobias Hartwig, Principal Product Marketing Manager
|RHEL OpenStack Platform 7 - latest version update, roadmap and key features
Syed Shaaf, Solution Architect, Red Hat
|15:50 - 16:20||
Open Shift 3 & the next generation of Paas
|Red Hat Services - Continuous Improvement Program
Urban Järund, Regional Services Manager, Red Hat
Satellite 6 - latest version update, roadmap and key features
|16:30 - 17:00||Mobile application platforms: A hands-on introduction
Siamak Sadeghianfar, Solution Architect, Red Hat
|Challenges in introducing cloud concepts in a large enterprise
Odd Waller, Volvo IT David Sundqvist, Volvo IT
|Past, present, & future of Red Hat Ceph Storage
Robert Gustafsson, Solution Architect, Red Hat
|17:15 - 17:30||Summary and wrap-up by Jimmy Sköldberg, Regional Director Nordics|
|17:30 - open end||Networking with drinks and snacks|
*Changes in the agenda might occur
Senior VP and GM EMEA, Red Hat
Werner Knoblich is responsible for developing and executing Red Hat’s business strategy across Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). His primary focus is on sales, marketing, and services. Since joining Red Hat in 2003, Werner has led the EMEA region to consistently exceed financial targets and deliver innovative solutions to overcome customer business challenges in both established and emerging markets. Prior to joining Red Hat, Knoblich spent more than 6 years working in the IT asset management sector for MainControl and MRO in the United States. Knoblich began his sales career working for USU Softwarehaus in Germany.
General Manager Integrated Solutions Business Unit, Red Hat
Lars Herrmann is always found at the forefront of technology. From the early days of Linux to today’s containerization strategy, Lars has consistently helped enterprises leverage open source technologies to drive business results. At Red Hat, Lars is General Manager of the Integrated Solutions Business Unit. His team is responsible for a portfolio of solutions and suites that bring together Red Hat’s infrastructure, management, application platform, and middleware products and services.
Vice president and general manager, Mobile Platforms, Red Hat
Cathal is currently vice president and general manager of Mobile Platforms at Red Hat, following the recent acquisition of FeedHenry Ltd. by Red Hat in October 2014. He is responsible for all of Red Hat’s mobile business and is leading the drive to make the Red Hat Mobile Application Platform the leading open source cloud-based mobile application platform for enterprises. Cathal is based in the US where he has been based since 2000. In 2010, Cathal led the spinout of FeedHenry from the TSSG research group in WIT and the initial funding and commercialization of the company.
Product management director, Red Hat
Ross Addis is a Senior Solution Architect for Infrastructure and Cloud for the past 2 years at Red Hat. He has logged 17 years in the Linux and Open Source space. Previously, he was a Technical Architect at Siemens IT Solutions and Services. Before that, co-founder of, and Solution Architect at the first commercial South African Linux Distribution, Impi Linux.
Dell Inc. values customer requests and delivers innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more. For more information, visit www.dell.se
Conoa is a Red Hat Premier Partner working with consulting services and Open Source products. Our consultants are Enterprise Open Source experts with extensive experience and knowledge from large corporate environments. We also have partnerships with other leading companies within the Open Source Ecosystem such as IBM (Open POWER), EnterpriseDB and MariaDB. For more information and contact visit www.conoa.se
Cybercom is an IT consulting company that assists leading companies and organisations to benefit from the opportunities of the connected world. The company’s areas of expertise span the entire ecosystem of communications services. Cybercom’s domestic market is the Nordic region, and in addition the company offers global delivery capacity for local and international business. Cybercom was founded in 1995 and has been quoted on the NASDAQ Stockholm exchange since 1999.
Forefront Consulting Group is a consulting company taking a holistic approach on our customers’ digital development. We offer customers an opportunity to be one step ahead. From our start 2008, we´ve grown organically to nearly 180 consultants in Stockholm, Malmö, Halmstad and Sundsvall with an additional development center in Xían (China).
Nuage Networks has partnered with Red Hat to deliver SDN-based hybrid cloud solutions that maximizes the effectiveness of the datacenter infrastructure by making them more agile, flexible and automated. The solution leverages Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack® Platform (RHEL OSP), an open and scalable platform for building public and private clouds.
op5 offers server monitoring solutions that help IT staff gain control over their operations and deliver more effective IT services for better business. Whether operating in a small but business critical IT environment or fulfilling the needs of a large organization with distributed hardware, applications and services, the op5 products monitor anything and everything. op5 customers around the world benefit from fully-supported solutions that are open and easily implemented, yet scalable for future needs.
Predictly specialises in Information Alchemy; the craft of transforming raw data into valuable insight. With leading expertise in MicroServices Architecture, Enterprise Integration and Predictive Data Analytics, our goal is to find, enable and extract the insights buried in your data to give you a competitive advantage. We prefer building our solutions on Open Source Software, with Red Hat being our primary middleware partner.
R2M is an IT consulting company focused on business and IT transformation through integration. We believe in open innovation as a way for our customers to create more value for their clients. Integration based on Enterprise Open Source is R2M's first choice and we are the market leader in Sweden on the JBoss Fuse Platform and its predecessors. We deliver our services as either solutions, where we take responsibility from business requirements to business value, or as expert services where our consultants strengthen the delivery organizations of our clients. R2M's consultants are specialized in project management, development processes, architecture, development and devops.
RedBridge AB is the leading Linux and Open Source software company in Sweden. The company provides solutions, products and services, including analysis, software development and integration and offers a range of leading OSS products and solutions.
Redpill Linpro is the leading provider of professional Open Source services and products in the Nordic region. We provide consulting, development services, training, support, application management and IT operations ranging from infrastructure, databases, middleware and enterprise applications, to customer specific solutions. With a current staff of 160, we deliver high quality services on business critical solutions for customers across the Nordics. Our offices in Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen, Karlstad and Gothenburg work together to ensure that our customers are offered the best services irrespective of location.
Tech Data Corporation is one of the world's largest distributors of IT products and services from the leading technology companies. To differentiate our business in the marketplace, we are focused on a strategy of execution, diversification and innovation. Tech Data is the leading distributor on the Nordic market with local offices in Denmark, Norway and Finland. Our turnover on the Nordic market is approximately 14 billion SEK. Tech Data is since long Red Hats preferred Nordic distributor. Our specialists are on a daily basis assisting Red Hats resellers with questions regarding Red Hats offering and licensing model.
Veritas Technologies Corporation will emerge from Symantec in early 2016. Veritas will focus on information management, giving organizations the ability to delete worthless data and recognize valuable information, enabling them to achieve objectives more quickly, efficiently, and economically. Symantec will continue to maintain one of the largest civilian global intelligence networks of security data and telemetry, allowing customers and partners to tackle tomorrow’s digital threats.