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Open Tour Oulu

23. August 2022Oulu, FinlandOulun ammattikorkeakoulu, Kaitoväylä 10 - parking space - parkkipaikka
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Event overview

Red Hat & Intel Open Tour is bringing you the latest and greatest updates on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9, Red Hat Ansible, Red Hat OpenShift and much more in Oulu. 

There will be plenty of opportunities to meet our own Red Hat experts and partners as well as networking with other Red Hat users. We will be hosting both technical sessions and business updates together with some of our customers. 

Join us for a day of learning, networking and experiencing the power of open source solutions.


Tuesday, August 23

08:00 - 08:30

Registration and coffee

08:30 - 08:50

Welcome and introduction

Katariina Holmgren,

Country Manager, Red Hat Finland & Baltics

Maria Vuorensola,

City Coordinator, Oulu Innovation Alliance & Ecosystem Agreement

09:00 - 10:00

Technical session: Security  (Tent A)

Esityskieli: suomi. Presentation language: Finnish

How to secure your business against cyber criminals

Today's security requirements are an ever increasing challenge for any organization with an IT footprint. In this session we’ll walk through some example threat models and how the built in capabilities of Red Hat software can help protect your IT estate and mitigate risk. We will discuss two attack vectors during this session: Supply chain and Edge for IoT.

Tommi Sohlberg,

Senior Solution Architect, Red Hat



Open Source innovaation hyödyntäminen

Avoimen lähdekoodin yhteisö on vahva ja vahvistuu. Viime vuosikymmenen suurimmat ohjelmisto-innovaatiot ovat syntyneet intohimoisen koodaamisen tuloksena Open Source -yhteisössä. Digimuutoksessa nopeus on valttia ja vaikka Open Source -työkalut mahdollistavat innovatiivisten teknologioiden hyödyntämisen, ne eivät itsessään takaa onnistumista digihankkeissa. Red Hat on luovinut avoimen lähdekoodin yhteisössä jo yli 25 vuotta ja on paras kumppani tuomaan innovaatiot ja toimintatavat turvallisesti yritysten käyttöön.

Matti Nieminen,

Solution Sales Specialist, Red Hat

Partner session: Microsoft  (Tent C)

Presentation language:English

Cloud Services Club with Microsoft

Red hat and Microsoft have brought to market Azure Red hat OpenShift, which is a managed service offered by Microsoft and is intended to take some of the hassle of developing cloud native. Join this session to learn more about how Microsoft and Red Hat can help you launch more applications and use less time on keeping the infrastructure together. This session will also cover the Economic side of things, based on the findings in a recent study by Forrester "The Total Economic Impact™ Of Red Hat OpenShift Cloud Services".

Roope Seppälä,

Developer Audience Lead, Microsoft

Håkan Hagenrud,

Solution Architect, Red Hat

10:00 - 10:30

Intel keynote: Miten Intel auttaa Red Hat-pilvien rakentajia globaalisti ja Suomessa?

 (Exhibition & Coffee area)

Petteri Heino,

Account Executive, North European CSPs at Intel Corporation

10:30 - 11:30

Technical session: Automation  (Tent A)

Esityskieli: suomi Presentation language: Finnish

Gain robust repeatability as self service, by automating your automation

Automation is evolving. Learn latest trends of automation in different layers. Automation now in many layers, #ACM, #ACS, #Ansible, #Tekton, #ArgoCD, #Kubernetes, #GitOps

Ilkka Tengvall,

Lead Solution Architect, Red Hat

Customer story: Why GameRefinery chose Red Hat OpenShift on AWS?  (Tent B)

AWS and Containers

Why GameRefinery (a Liftoff Company) chose ROSA to host their gaming platform.

Jukka Forsgren,

Senior Solutions Architect, AWS

11:30 - 13:00

Lunch & exhibition

 (Exhibition area)

Lunch & learn with our partners

11:30 - 12:00 Tent A

HPE and Red Hat: Secure Server platform & Automaton as a service

Anssi Rahkonen,

HPE Hybrid IT Category Manager Lead. Anssi has over 15 years experience from Networks and Datacenter solutions at HPE.

12:00 - 12:30 Tent B

Dynatrace & Red Hat live demo

Seeing is believing – Dynatrace & Red Hat in live demonstration In this session we will demonstrate hands-on how the Dynatrace platform is able to automatically instrument and monitor complex applications in the Red Hat OpenShift environment, identifying problems using AI and initiate remediation by integrating to Red Hat Ansible.

Janne Saikko,

Lead Solutions Engineer, Dynatrace

12:30 - 13:00 Tent C

Nutanix: Get the best platform to run cloud native workloads at scale with the market leader in HCI

Learn why Red Hat has selected Nutanix as the preferred platform for Red Hat OpenShift and why many companies have chosen Nutanix as a strategic choice for their Hybrid-Multi Cloud journey. Nutanix not only delivers the worlds best HCI platform, but also adds native services such as Files/Objects/Volumes and DBaaS that boosts Time-to-Market and the agility for the developers to be self-serviced.

Jussi Haapiainen,

Technical Sales Manager, Arrow

13:15 - 14:15

Technical session: Red Hat OpenShift  (Tent A)

Esityskieli: suomi. Presentation language: Finnish

Increase developer productivity on Kubernetes with with OpenShift

Kubernetes has become the standard control plane for containers and containerized applications. But Kubernetes was built for the needs of IT Operations, not developers. In order for code to be deployed, developers need to be able to leverage the benefits of Kubernetes without requiring them to develop a platform skillset. OpenShift simplifies and automates the way you build, ship, and run code. In this session we'll give an overview of OpenShift and the components that make your development process simple, fun and efficient. #Kubernetes #OpenShift #Developer #DevOps #Productivity

Eero Arvonen,

Cloud Architect, Red Hat

Panel discussion: From idea to implementation  (Intel & Red Hat Tent)

Panel discussion will be held in English

What kind of (organization) culture supports innovation?

Peer Rasmussen ,

Digital Transformation Lead Nordics, Red Hat Moderaattori: Peer Rasmussen

Victor Arroyo,

Head of Engineering System, Banking Technology at Nordea

Henri Helakari,

Director, Head of Engineering and DevOps at OP Financial Group, OP Financial Group

Kaisa Still,

Manager, Business Collaboration, Oulun yliopisto

14:15 - 14:45

Coffee & exhibition

 (Exhibition area)

15:00 - 16:00

Technical session: JAVA  (Tent A)

Esityskieli: suomi. Presentation language: Finnish

How to reuse and leverage your existing Java knowledge to create the next generation cloud native applications

In this session you will see how organizations can reuse their existing investment in Java to modernize and create the next generation cloud native applications. Quarkus is a new approach to cloud native Java tackling issues like startup time and memory consumption. It bridges the gap between traditional Java and cloud native capabilities like serverless runtimes. It is just plain ol’ Java but done more efficiently. It also makes developers sparkle with joy. #Java #Quarkus #Cloud-Native #Developer-Joy

Eero Arvonen,

Cloud Architect, Red Hat

Telco Session: Red Hat solutions for 5G networks  (Intel & Red Hat Tent)

Red Hat Solutions for 5G networks

We discuss about foundational Open Source technologies for mobile networks, including 5G Core Network and 5G (4G) Radio Access Networks. We will also discuss about Red Hat platform technologies applied to mobile networks, what we have done to make Red Hat OpenShift as credible platform for even most challenging use cases in the networks.

Timo Jokiaho,

Chief Technologist, Red Hat


Beer tasting and partner exhibition

 (Exhibition area)

Exhibition area

Meet with our Red Hatters and partners in the exhibition area during the breaks.

Food trucks

Enjoy lunch on-site during the lunch break between 11:30 - 13:00.

Beer tasting

After all sessions are over we hope you'll stay and mingle a bit longer. Try some beer and take the chance to chat with our partners, Red Hatters and Red Hat users before the end of the day.

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Share your company’s message with some of the brightest minds in the open source ecosystem, including Red Hat customers, partners, and community contributors.

Contact our partner manager Marianne Aslund for sponsorship details via

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Event logistics

Date: August 23, 2022

Time: 08:00 - 18:00 (including registration & beer tasting + networking)

Location: Linnanmaa Campus, Oulun ammattikorkeakoulu

Kaitoväylä 10, 90570 Oulu

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