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Open Tour Tallinn

September 2, 2022Tallinn, EstoniaNoblessner - Allveelaeva 1, 10415 Tallinn
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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. 

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.


Friday, September 2

08:45 - 09:15

Registration and coffee

09:15 - 09:30

Welcome and intro

Katariina Holmgren,

Country Manager, Red Hat Finland and Baltics

9:30 - 9:50

How does Intel help the Red Hat enthusiasts globally and on the grassroots level

Petteri Heino,

Account Executive / North European cloud service providers Intel Corporation

10:00 - 11:00

Technical session: Security  (Tent A)

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

Customer story: Container story in Danske Bank  (Tent B)

10:00 - 10:30

Danske Bank's journey from few servers to thousands of containers

Join Danske Bank's customer story session to hear a transformation journey how they made just a few Linux servers first class citizens and with that momentum turned Red Hat Open Shift container platform as a strategic compute platform.

Liudas Baksys,

Team Lead, Engineer at large, Danske Bank. Liudas Baksys is a Team Lead / Engineer at large in Danske Bank with fifteen years of experience working in financial organizations. Liudas specializes in Linux and container technologies. During his career Liudas worked with large scale Unix migrations, scaled Linux infrastructure from a few servers to thousands and introduced container platform in Danske Bank. In his free time, Liudas likes to work on his cars.

Partner session: Microsoft  (Tent C)

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

Red Hat Academy: Building the next generation of IT leaders  (Tent B)

10:30 - 11:00

Building the next generation of IT leaders

Sandra Moldoveanu,

Program Manager, Red Hat Academy, Red Hat EMEA

11:00 - 12:00

Technical session: Automation  (Tent A )

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

Johan Wennerberg,

Solution Architect

Business session: The Power of Open Source  (Tent B)

Harnessing the Power of Open Source Innovation

The Open Source community is strong and growing. Time and time again the greatest innovations have derived from the brightest software minds contributing code to the best projects. When speed is of the essence to answer Digital Transformation needs, navigating towards success needs an experienced player familiar to the field. As an advocate for Open Source in the communities, Red Hat is and will be your trusted partner for future innovation.

Matti Nieminen,

Solution Sales Specialist, Red Hat

Partner session: AWS  (Tent C)

Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA)

Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA) is a fully-managed and jointly supported Red Hat OpenShift offering that combines the power of Red Hat OpenShift, the industry's most comprehensive enterprise Kubernetes platform, and the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud. The solution is helping businesses build, deploy and manage Kubernetes applications faster and more easily. With all the installation, management and maintenance handled expertly by Red Hat and AWS.

Ovidiu Valeanu ,

Senior Partner Solutions Architect, Red Hat at Amazon Web Services (AWS)

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch & exhibition

 (Exhibition area)

13:00 - 14:30

Technical session: Red Hat OpenShift  (Tent A)

13:00 - 14:00

How to speed up developer & tester productivity 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

Martin Östmark,

Chief Architect AppDev, Nordics

Customer story: Ansible Automation at Elering  (Tent B)

13:00 - 13:30

Jaan Tanel Veikesaar,

System Administrator, Elering Jaan has worked past three years at Elering as System Administrator, the electricity and gas TSO in the Republic of Estonia.

Partner session: Nutanix  (Tent B)

13:45 - 14:15

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.

Mihkel Meerits,


Partner session: Elisa  (Tent C)

13:00 - 13:30

F5 in 5 minutes on Red Hat OpenShift

Live demo, how to quickly deploy F5 CIS on Red Hat OpenShift.

Dmitry Petrich ,

DC Infrastructure Engineer, Elisa

Rauno Lehiste,

Networking Engineer, Elisa

Partner session: ATEA  (Tent C)

13:45 - 14:15

Red Hat and Cisco -Simplify Hybrid Cloud Adaption

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Open Stack Platform brings together the Linux distribution and Red Hat Enterprise along with Open Stack technology to present software related to cloud infrastructure. This platform can support numerous tenants, servers, storage and virtual machines. When this sophisticated software is run on Cisco USC, the advantages are uncountable.

Ervi Teearu,

Information Technology System Architect at Atea Eesti Owner of the most highest Cisco CCIE certificate already 10 years.

Partner session: Dynatrace  (Tent A)

14:00 -14:30

Seeing is believing – Dynatrace & Red Hat in live demonstration

Janusz Dabrowski,

Sales Engineer Poland, and Eastern Europe, Dynatrace

14:15 - 14:45

Coffee & exhibition

 (Exhibition area)

15:00 - 16:00

Technical session: Java  (Tent A)

Creating cloud happy applications with Quarkus

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 .

Martin Östmark,

Chief Architect AppDev, Nordics

Telco session: Red Hat Solutions for 5G networks  (Tent B)

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

Customer story: Lithuanian Railways - Ansible and RHEL for SAP on AWS  (Tent C)

15:00 - 15:30

Lithuanian Railways' experience with Ansible and Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP on AWS

Julius Zaboliavizius,

Senior Information Technology Administrator, Lithuanian Railways.

Partner session: Proact  (Tent C)

15:30 - 16:00

How do you build infrastructure for modern application development?

Fasten up your seat belt. Proact presentation on the theme of infrastructure for modern application development. With the introduction of modern web services, users expect their applications to be secure, up-to-date and - above all - accessible 24/7. To meet these needs, developers expect to be able to roll out new application versions quickly and easily - sometimes several times a day.

Karel Kannel


Beer tasting and partner exhibition

 (Exhibition area)

Exhibition area

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


Enjoy lunch on site during the lunch break between 12:00 - 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: September 2, 2022

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

Location: Noblessner, Allveelaeva 1, 10415 Tallinn


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