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August 22, 2023Helsinki, FinlandPikku-Finlandia
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Red Hat Summit Connect Helsinki 2024

This year our Nordic team are joining the Red Hat Summit Connect roadshow instead of the Open Tour. Connect with us in Helsinki on November 22.

Thank you for being part of Red Hat Open Tour in Helsinki

It was great to have you there. We hope your experience will inspire ongoing collaboration across our ecosystem, to support and achieve your business ambitions. To keep the collaboration going please reach out to your account team. 

Most presentations from the event are now available, but remember to come back, as more presentations are coming.

Presentations

Red Hat & Intel Open Tour presentations:

Intel KeynoteThe Winning Partnership “Software Defined, Silicon Enhanced”

Keynote: Open Source Community Driven Development - Case study with the Ansible Community

Customer story: Kela & Ambientia

Customer storyThe Norwegian Digitalization Agency 

Business session: Automation for Everyone

Customer story: RELEX

Customer story: Eduskunta

Business session: Red Hat Summit 2023 Recap

Telco sessionDisaggregated RAN sustainability

Tech session: Red Hat Trusted Software Supply Chain 

Customer story: Postnord Strålfors - How we got to production

Partner session: Red Hat OpenShift on AWS

Tech session: Internal Development Platform (IDP)

Tech session: Red Hat Integration

Customer story: Kela & Java migration

Partner session: Java sustainability on Microsoft Azure

Agenda

8:30 - 9:00

Registration & coffee

9:00 - 9:10

Welcome

Katariina Holmgren,

Country Manager, Red Hat Finland

9:10 - 09:30

Intel Keynote: The Winning Partnership “Software Defined, Silicon Enhanced”

Spanning more than 25 years, together, Red Hat and Intel help customers to navigate digital transformation with solutions that provide more choice, flexibility, and innovation. Join us to hear how Red Hat and Intel provide innovative and more secure enterprise-level solutions that help you and your customers to gain a competitive advantage.

Petteri Heino,

Account Executive / North European cloud service providers, Intel Corporation

09:30 - 10:00

Keynote: Open Source community driven development

 (Presentation in English)

A case study with the Ansible Community

Carol Chen,

Principal Community Architect, Red Hat Ansible BU

10:00 - 10:30

Customer story: Kela with Ambientia

 (Presentation in Finnish)

How Kela, the Social Insurance Institution of Finland, utilizes Red Hat OpenShift to provide cloud-like capabilities for its developers and operators.

Juuso Niemensyrjä,

ICT Specialist and Kube Orchestrator, Kela

Jussi Haaja,

Chief Platform Architect, Ambientia

10:30 - 11:00

Customer story: The Norwegian Digitalisation Agency

 (Presentation in English)

The Norwegian Digitalisation Agency/Digitaliseringsdirektoratet Hybrid Red Hat OpenShift in collaboration with Tietoevry Digitaliseringsdirektoratet presents their collaborative efforts with Tietoevry in hosting of OpenShift in a hybrid Azure on-premises environment. Through the use of GitOps principles and technologies like ArgoCD and Flux, they have created a solution for cloud-native app development and managing containerized applications.

Kjetil Melheim,

Senior Advisor, Digitaliseringsdirektoratet

Bjørn Erik Strand,

Advisor, Digitaliseringsdirektoratet

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee, exhibition & partner introductions

11:30 - 12:30

Business session: Automation  (Honka A - English or Finnish)

11:30 - 12:00

Automation for everyone

Are you running out of time? Automation; the why, the who, the how and the value!

Matti Nieminen ,

Solution Sales Specialist, Red Hat

Timo Vilen,

Solution Sales Specialist, Red Hat

Customer story: Relex  (Honka A)

12:00 - 12:30

Managing and automating global private cloud infrastructure

RELEX Solutions provides a SaaS solution that optimizes retail logistics and other related functionalities. To make this possible, the software requires a large computing capacity. In practice, this introduces a need for hundreds of servers that are hosted in globally distributed DCs. The talk provides a brief overview, how RELEX leverages Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Ansible in order to automate configuration management of the servers, as well as an outlook on how that will potentially change in the future.

Onni Lampi,

Compute SRE Team Lead, RELEX

Business session: Red Hat Summit Recap  (Honka B - English or Finnish)

11:30 - 12:00

Get the latest and greatest information from Red Hat Summit 2023

Join the session to get a summary of the Red Hat Summit held earlier this year. Get a sneak peek of what’s coming, presented to you in a comprehensive summary of the most important trends and announcements within the Open Source community.

Tommi Sohlberg,

Senior Account Solution Architect, Red Hat

Customer story: Eduskunta  (Honka B - Finnish)

12:00 - 12:30

Red Hat OpenShift: kokemuksia käyttöönotosta ja parhaista käytännöistä

Esityksessä keskustellaan Eduskunnan kokemuksista Red Hat OpenShiftin käyttöönotosta ja parhaista käytännöistä.

Nina Katila,

Järjestelmäasiantuntija, Eduskunta

Telco session: Disaggregated RAN sustainability  (Latva - English )

11:30 - 12:30

Disaggregated RAN sustainability

Open source software is the driving force behind 5G RAN as service providers aim to successfully compete, boost revenue and meet rising customer demands in today’s cloud-centric world. Disaggregated RAN components are powered by robust computing functions that require a consistent cloud infrastructure. Service providers need to validate that each RAN component works together to support end users, whether it's an individual using a cell phone or a large telecommunications organization supporting business operations.

Timo Jokiaho,

Principal Account Solution Architect, Red Hat TME

Aki Pellinen,

Senior Solution Architect, Red Hat

WORKSHOP: AZURE RED HAT OPENSHIFT  (Oksa - English )

11:30 - 16:30

Hands-on workshop: Azure Red Hat OpenShift

Welcome to join Red Hat for a self paced hands-on workshop with Azure Red Hat OpenShift (ARO). What to expect: During the workshop, we will shortly introduce the ARO service and then get hand-ons using it. We will take you through a series of content to help you learn how to deploy ARO, configure it, and securely deploy applications to it using cloud based backing services such as Azure Container Registry and Azure Postgres. The workshop runs from 11:30 - 16:30 and requires a separate registration!

Robert Åkerblom,

Senior Black Belt, Managed OpenShift, Red Hat EMEA

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch & exhibition

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch & learn: Novian IT  (Honka - English)

12:40 - 13:00

The Impact of OpenShift on Organizational Transformation and Culture

This session explores the profound impact OpenShift has on organizational transformation and culture. Through case studies and real-world examples, attendees will gain insights into how OpenShift enables companies to embrace DevOps practices, streamline development workflows, and foster a culture of collaboration and innovation. Join us to learn how OpenShift has become a catalyst for driving organizational change and empowering teams to deliver software solutions more efficiently and effectively.

Liudvikas Daubaras,

Head of Business Unit, IT Projects, Novian Technologies

Lunch & learn: Irori  (Latva - English)

12:40 - 13:00

Real-time integration with AMQ Streams (Kafka) on Red Hat OpenShift

The future of integration is real-time. This session covers experiences from a customer case at a large Swedish authority where we established a middleware layer built on AMQ Streams (Kafka). We will go through the key capabilities of how to establish a Kafka platform, including self-service, observability, security, disaster recovery, and data governance.

Gustav Norbäcker,

Solution Architect, Irori

Lunch & learn: GitLab  (Honka)

13:10 - 13:30

Application Security: Shift-left with the GitLab DevSecOps platform

Security is everyone's responsibility and writing maintainable, sustainable, and secure software is difficult. The business needs are growing steadily and there are multiple different contributors working on the same product over time. Keeping silos between Development, Security, and Operations is not an option anymore and to avoid any code quality and security deviation, it is crucial to run tests at the early stage of your Software Development. Through a live demo, we will show how GitLab, the AI-powered DevSecOps platform, allows your organization to deliver more secure and compliant applications without impacting your current Software Development Lifecycle.

John Feeney,

Senior Solution Architect, GitLab

Madou Coulibaly,

Senior Solution Architect, GitLab

Lunch & learn: Dynatrace  (Latva )

13:10 - 13:30

Observability with Dynatrace in Red Hat OpenShift

How Dynatrace AI detects problems automatically How Dynatrace can help you understand business impact and root cause analysis How to do observability with Kubernetes/Red Hat OpenShift, Azure, AWS and GCP

Janne Saikko,

Solutions Engineer, Dynatrace

Lunch & learn: Hewlett Packard Enterprise  (Honka)

13:40 - 14:00

Enabling the open hybrid cloud: HPE Greenlake—now with Red Hat

HPE GreenLake is the on premise cloud service from HPE that is growing faster than the public cloud! In June 2022 both companies announced that HPE Greenlake now includes Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud solutions—designed to fast-forward your digital transformation the open source way. With HPE and Red Hat, you receive your cloud, your way, with a unified experience across edge to cloud—enabling you to gain more flexibility and scalability, backed by a pay-as-you-go consumption model.

Marko Miettinen,

Category and Business Development Manager, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Lunch & learn: Dell  (Latva - Finnish)

13:40 - 14:00

Dell & Red Hat – parempi monipilvikokemus ja ketterä alusta sovelluskehitykseen

Antti Konkola,

johtaja, konesaliratkaisut, Dell

14:00 - 15:00

Tech session: Red Hat Trusted Software Supply Chain  (Honka A - English or Finnish)

14:00 - 15:00

Code, build and monitor to a Trusted Software Supply Chain

We are bringing Red Hat’s next generation internal productization pipeline and making it available for customers to increase their supply chain resiliency, while simultaneously improving their time to value.

Ilkka Tengvall,

Associate Principal Account Solution Architect, Red Hat

Customer story: POSTNORD STRÅLFORS - HOW WE GOT TO PRODUCTION  (Honka B - English)

14:00 - 15:00

We implemented Red Hat OpenShift - so now what?

PostNord Strålfors is the North Western Europe Red Hat Digital Leaders Award winner 2022 in the category Application Development. They received the award for their work with OpenShift that has enabled them to massively reduce time to market for new solutions, at scale, and provide much improved service reliability for their customers.

Filip Jansson,

IT infrastructure architect, Postnord Strålfors

Maria Eneroth,

Product Owner UX, Postnord Strålfors

Jonas Westlund,

Development manager

Partner session: Red Hat OpenShift on AWS  (Latva - English)

14:00 - 15:00

Red Hat OpenShift on AWS

Learn about Red Hat OpenShift on AWS (ROSA), a joint managed OpenShift service from Red Hat and AWS. How it allows you to migrate to cloud faster, and how you can integrate ROSA with other AWS services.

Jukka Forsgren,

Cloud Architect & DevOps Engineer, AWS

John Johansson,

Cloud Success Architect, Red Hat

WORKSHOP: AZURE RED HAT OPENSHIFT  (Oksa - English)

11:30 - 16:30

Hands-on workshop: Azure Red Hat OpenShift

Welcome to join Red Hat for a self paced hands-on workshop with Azure Red Hat OpenShift (ARO). What to expect: During the workshop, we will shortly introduce the ARO service and then get hand-ons using it. We will take you through a series of content to help you learn how to deploy ARO, configure it, and securely deploy applications to it using cloud based backing services such as Azure Container Registry and Azure Postgres. The workshop runs from 11:30 - 16:30 and requires a separate registration!

Robert Åkerblom,

Senior Black Belt, Managed OpenShift, Red Hat EMEA

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee & exhibition

Red Hat UKK/Q&A  (Latva - English and Finnish)

Red Hat Q&A session

Meet the Red Hat team and get the answers to your questions you always have wanted to ask! Osallistu kyselytunnille, jossa Red Hatin tiimi vastaa mieltäsi askarruttaviin kysymyksiin.

15:30 - 16:30

Tech session: Internal Development Platform (IDP)  (Honka A - English or Finnish)

Paving the Golden Path for your developers with backstage.io and an Internal Development Platform (IDP)

In this session we will explore the concepts of Internal Development Platforms (IDP), Golden Path and Developer Portals in detail. We will discuss how IDP can help organizations achieve faster development cycles, reduce costs, and improve software quality. We will also look at Red Hat’s project Janus. Janus is a Red Hat sponsored community for building Internal Development Platforms and Plugins with backstage.io

Eero Arvonen,

Specialist Solution Architect, Application Platform, Red Hat

Tech Session: Red Hat® Integration  (Honka B - English or Finnish)

15:30 - 16:00

Red Hat® Integration

Red Hat® Integration is a comprehensive set of integration and messaging technologies to connect applications and data across hybrid infrastructures. It is an agile, distributed, containerized, and API-centric solution. It provides service composition and orchestration, application connectivity and data transformation, real-time message streaming, change data capture, and API management—all combined with a cloud-native platform and toolchain to support the full spectrum of modern application development.

Tommi Sohlberg,

Senior Account Solution Architect

Ari Salonen,

CEO, Devikone

Customer story: Kela & Java Migration  (Honka B - Finnish)

16:00 - 16:30

Kelan kokemukset JavaMigraatio -projektista

Kelan matka kohti sovellusmodernisaatiota. Tule kuulemaan Kelan sovellusmodernisaatiomatkasta. Miten 20 vuotta vanhat Java-sovellukset taipuvat moderniin konttiympäristöön? Toistivatko haasteet itseään ja miten sovittaa tarvittava kulttuurimuutos suuren hankkeen kanssa?

Mika Mähönen,

Chief Software Architect, Kela

Laura Mustonen,

Sovellusarkkitehti

Partner session: JAVA SUSTAINABILITY ON MICROSOFT AZURE  (Latva - English)

15:30 - 16:30

JAVA SUSTAINABILITY ON MICROSOFT AZURE

Learn how modernizing Java systems and adopting Microsoft Azure can improve financial performance and sustainability goals. Our session covers economic and environmental impact, cost reduction, efficiency improvement, and sustainability target attainment. Prioritize sustainability efforts with Java modernization and Azure adoption, achieving environmental and social responsibility while improving your bottom line.

Lukas Lundin,

Azure Go-to-Market Manager, Data & AI, Microsoft Finland

Kim Nielsen,

Nordic Alliance Manager, Red Hat

WORKSHOP: AZURE RED HAT OPENSHIFT  (Oksa - English)

11:30 - 16:30

Hands-on workshop: Azure Red Hat OpenShift

Welcome to join Red Hat for a self paced hands-on workshop with Azure Red Hat OpenShift (ARO). What to expect: During the workshop, we will shortly introduce the ARO service and then get hand-ons using it. We will take you through a series of content to help you learn how to deploy ARO, configure it, and securely deploy applications to it using cloud based backing services such as Azure Container Registry and Azure Postgres. The workshop runs from 11:30 - 16:30 and requires a separate registration!

Robert Åkerblom,

Senior Black Belt, Managed OpenShift, Red Hat EMEA

16:30 - 18:00

Closing words and networking

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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 maslund@redhat.com.


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Date: August 22, 2023

Time: 08:00 - 18:00

Location: Pikku-Finlandia,
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00100 Helsinki,
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