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Open Tour Oslo

June 7, 2023Oslo, NorwayRebel
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Join us for a day of learning, networking and experiencing the power of open source solutions.

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. 

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


8:30 - 9:00

Registration & coffee

 (Exhibition area)

9:00 - 9:10

Welcome & partner Introductions

 (Auditorium A 0001)

Thorleif Sonerud,

Country Manager, Red Hat Norway

09:10 - 09:30

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

 (Auditorium A 0001)

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

Customer story: Digitaliseringsdirektoratet

 (Auditorium A 0001)

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

10:00 - 10:30

Customer story: Brønnøysundregistrene

 (Auditorium A 0001)

Responding to change by productizing the platform Brønnøysundregistrene (Brønnøysund Register Centre) is the national register manager and data source for both Norway and governmental systems for the digital exchange of information. Brønnøysundregistrene has created a state-of-the-art platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering focused on developer experience and productivity. It will be used by both internal and external developers to build the next generation of registry services.

Børre Nordbakken,

Lead technology architect, Brønnøysund Register Centre

10:30 - 11:00

Keynote: DFØ

 (Auditorium A 0001)

The Norwegian Agency for Public and Financial Management (DFØ) DFØ is mandated to help ensure sound financial management in Norway’s government institutions and that the government reaches its goals through good governance, organization, management and decision-making support.

Sverre Stoltz ,

Program Director, DFØ

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee & exhibition

11:30 - 12:30

Customer story: Postnord Strålfors  (Auditorium A 0001)

How we got to production

PostNord Strålfors is the North Western Europe Red Hat Digital Leaders Award 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

Fredrik All ,

Product Development

Jonas Westlund ,

Development manager

Tech session: Internal Development Platform  (Exposalen B)

Paving the Golden Path for your developers with 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

Pål Dragseth,

Senior Specialist Solution Architect, Red Hat

Partner session: Red Hat OpenShift on AWS  (Auditorium C 0100)

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.

Andreas Lindh,

Senior Containers Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch & exhibition

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch & learn: Redpill Linpro  (Exposalen B)

12:30 - 12:50

Leveraging the Ansible Ecosystem for Superior Automation Routines

Automating with Ansible is super easy, but best practises has changed a lot in the last year, and new tools are added to the stack all the time. In this session we will hear about some of the tools and techniques employed by Redpill Linpro. Discover how we consistently deliver exceptional automation routines for both our organization and our customers.

Erik Kaareng-Sunde,

Senior Consultant DevOps, Redpill Linpro

Lunch & learn: Irori  (Auditorium C 0100)

12:55 - 13:15

Irori: 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.

Pär Eriksson,

Solution Architect, Irori

Lunch & learn: Atea

13:10 - 13:30


Lunch & learn: Google


13:30 - 14:30

Automation for everyone!  (Exposalen B)

Automation for everyone!

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

Kenneth Westerby,

Solution Sales Specialist, Red Hat Norway

Øivind Ekeberg,

Senior Solution Architect, Red Hat Norway

Tech session: Red Hat OpenShift  (Auditorium C 0100)

Red Hat in the cloud(s) - Red Hat OpenShift

Foundational insight to how Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform can help you manage your environment in a consistent manner regardless of where your application is running, when moving to the public cloud. Get a demo packed briefing on how Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform can help bring consistency to modern private, hybrid and public cloud based application landscapes.

Pål Dragseth,

Senior Specialist Solution Architect, Red Hat

Partner session: Java sustainability on Microsoft Azure  (Auditorium A 0001)

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.

Christopher Frenning,

National Technology Officer, Microsoft Norway. Technology aficionado that loves the speed of innovation possible in the cloud. Leading the strategy for Microsoft data center expansion in Norway.

Kim Nielsen,

Nordic Alliance Manager, Red Hat

Rasmus Schionning,

Strategic Accounts Manager, Red Hat

14:30 - 15:00

Coffee & exhibition

14:40 - 15:00

Coffee & learn: Dynatrace  (Exposalen B)

14:40 - 15:00

Observability with Dynatrace in 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/OpenShift, Azure, AWS and GCP

Magnus Bergman,

Solutions Engineer, Dynatrace

Coffee & learn: Novian IT  (14:40 - 15:00)

The Impact of OpenShift on organizational transformation and culture.

15:00 - 15:30

Customer story: A development platform with batteries included for Oslo kommune

 (Auditorium A 0001)

Sopra Steria and Oslo kommune present their journey towards a new and state-of-the-art development platform. As one of Norway’s largest employers, with responsibilities ranging from emergency departments to sewerage, Oslo kommune needs a dynamic and adaptable IT infrastructure to meet the ever-changing requirements of a modern society. Together with Sopra Steria, Oslo kommune can now utilize the rich ecosystem of OpenShift Container Platform 4 to get clusters with built-in security with a standardized framework for deploying applications faster using GitOps principles.

Eirik Opheim,

Senior Platform Engineer, Sopra Steria

15:30 - 16:10

Customer story: The value of standardization with Standard Operating Environment in DNB

 (Auditorium A 0001)

Øivind Ekeberg from Red Hat and customer DNB will talk about why they have standardized on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and what value that has brought to the Nordics largest financial institution regarding deployment, security and compliance.

Øivind Ekeberg,

Senior Solution Architect, Red Hat Norway


Closing words

 (Auditorium A 0001)

Anders Moller Glumer,

Director, Consulting Services, Red Hat

16:30 - >


 (Exhibition area)

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Date: June 7, 2023

Time: 08:00 - 18:00

Location: Rebel,
Universitetsgata 2,
0164 Oslo,


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