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Open Tour Tampere

August 24, 2023Tampere, FinlandSokos Hotel Torni
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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.


8:30 - 9:00

Registration & coffee

9:00 - 09:10


Katariina Holmgren,

Country Manager, Red Hat Finland

09:10 - 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.

Mikko Eskola,

Engineering Manager, Finland Tampere site manager Incubation and Disruptive Innovation (IDI), Intel Corporation

9:30 - 10:00

Keynote: Open Source community driven development

A case study with the Ansible Community

Carol Chen,

Principal Community Architect, Red Hat Ansible BU

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee, exhibition and & partner introductions

10:30 - 11:00

Customer story: Kela & Ambientia

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

11:00 - 11:30

Customer story: The Norwegian Digitalization Agency

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

11:30 - 12:00

Keynote: Red Hat OpenShift Cloud Services

An introduction to Red Hat OpenShift cloud services. Learn about our managed OpenShift offerings across: AWS, Azure, GCP and IBM Cloud. We take a closer look at what it means to have an application platform and the pros and cons of building your own platform in the cloud VS using a turnkey cloud service.

Robert Åkerblom,

Senior Black Belt, Managed OpenShift, Red Hat EMEA

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch & exhibition

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch & Learn: Dynatrace  (Room A)

12:00 - 12:20

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?

Janne Saikko ,

Solutions Engineer


12:20 - 12:40

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: Novian IT  (Room A - 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

13:00 - 14:00

Business session: Automation for everyone  (Room A - English or Finnish)

Automation Everywhere

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

Tech session: Red Hat Integration  (Room B - English or Finnish)

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

14:00 - 14:30

Coffee break

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

Red Hat UKK eli usein kysytyt kysymykset

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.

Red Hat Finland Team

14:30 - 15:30


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

Tech session: Internal Development Platform (IDP)  (Room 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

Eero Arvonen,

Specialist Solution Architect, Application Platform, Red Hat

15:30 - 16:30


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

Business session: Red Hat Summit 2023 recap  (Room B)

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

16:30 - 18:00

Closing & Mingle

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Date: August 24, 2023

Time: 08:00 - 18:00

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