Red Hat Tech Day NL 2018

  • June 20, 2018
  • Maarssen, Netherlands
  • De Glazen Ruimte

Join us at the next Red Hat Tech Day Netherlands in Maarssen.

This free to attend event will take you on a journey to AppDev, the Cloud and Red Hat Fundamentals.

We will start the afternoon off with a welcome note and a keynote followed by 3 breakout session tracks covering various topics. To name a few, Infra next, Migration to RHV, Storage, Middleware portfolio, OpenShift, Next Gen tools for container technology, RHEL & Red Hat Management.

We will close off the day with a BBQ which will give you a chance to network and talk to our Red Hat experts.

Seats are limited for Red Hat Tech Day 2018, so save the date and register today!



12:00-13:00 Registration
13:00-13:15 Welcome
13:15-14:15 Keynote
  Cloud / Infra AppDev Fundmentals
14:15-15:00 Infra.Next - Infrastructure modernization and optimisation Middleware Portfolio update and customer/partner use-cases Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15:00-15:30 BREAK
15:30-16:20 Migration to RHV - See how easy it is Application Delivery with OpenShift Red Hat OpenShift
16:30-17:20 Red Hat Storage Next generation tools for container technology Red Hat Management and Automation
17:30 BBQ




Fred Zwieten
Fred is a Red Hat Solution Architect for Platform and Cloud infrastructure. He has worked in IT infrastructure as long as he can remember. His first computer was a Sinclair ZX81 (that's right, the one with 1K of memory and the membrane keyboard). He has been active in Open Source Infrastructure for well over a decade.

Orhan Alici
Orhan is a Solution Architect within Red Hat Benelux, with a specific focus on SAP businesses. With over 25 years’ IT experience in Enterprise environments, he has a proven track record in designing and delivering high quality infrastructure services in complex IT environments. With his experience, technology and managerial view he is able to translate business language into IT language. Consequently, at the end to meet customer and business expectations.

Roel Hodzelmans
Roel is one of the Red Hat Solution Architects for Red Hat’s Middleware (JBoss) portfolio, for the Red Hat PaaS en Container platform OpenShift and Red Hat's Internet of Things. Roel works predominantly on advising potential and existing customers of Red Hat on determining their way to the Open Hybrid Clouds: How do you design applications for the Cloud, how does one bring (existing or legacy) applications to Clouds and how does one manage applications in Clouds. He also regularly speaks at customer, partner and Red Hat events to help create awareness, introduce the Red Hat portfolio and solutions and share how Open Source can help in future proofing companies.

Maxim Burgerhout

Maxim Burgerhout
Maxim is a firm believer in the concepts of open source and open society. He has worked in IT full-time for over a decade, but has been involved in open source for much longer. He installed his first copy of Red Hat Linux while working at Leiden University back in the 90s and has been submitting patches since 2003. Maxim works for Red Hat in the Cloud Solution.

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Marcel Hergaarden
Marcel Hergaarden is working as senior solution architect at Red Hat based in The Netherlands. At Red Hat his responsibilities include designing and implementing solutions based on Red Hat Software Defined Storage and other products where storage is involved. Marcel is involved in Gluster, Ceph, RHV (Virtualization), OpenStack, OpenShift, Containers and has been employed inside Red Hat since 2012.

Erik Geensen
Erik has been active in the ICT industry since 1997 and has held various roles ranging from consulting to account management, practice management and sales management. After being responsible for the outsourcing unit within British Telecom, he joined CapGemini, where he set up a security & audit practice within Infrastructure Services. After this, he worked at Microsoft and was responsible for the major clients within the Financial Services & Insurance segment as a Solution Sales Professional Core Infrastructure. He then assumed responsibility for the commercial customers market within Corporate Accounts. After Microsoft, Erik worked at Oracle for three years as a specialist for Fusion Middleware for three global accounts. As of January 1st, 2014, he is responsible for Cloud, Platform & Virtualization at Red Hat Netherlands.

Miguel Pérez Colino
Miguel is an experienced IT enthusiast with a clear orientation towards open source software & open standards. He has an extensive background in IT, from operations to architecture of large deployments; from identifying and prototyping solutions to defining IT strategies. He has delivered large projects, including NATO interoperable command and control systems in defence, and digital transformation in the finance sector. As part of the Horizontal Solutions team, in Red Hat, he works in solution design with and for customers.

Stefan van Oirschot

Stefan van Oirschot
Back in 1999, when I was 16 years old I had my first Linux experience with Red Hat 6.0. For a long time I had my own server running at home hosting services for friends; IRC-bots, DNS, E-mail, webservers and even hosting a SaaS Uptimes service. Working at Red Hat as an AppDev Specialist I'm striving to provide customers with an unmatched experience while supporting them in achieving their objectives. Aligning Business with IT and driving business transformation by applying the open source way of thinking, that brings a new dimension into existing environments.

Ruud Zwakenberg

Ruud Zwakenberg
Ruud Zwakenberg (1972) is a passionate CT solution architect with a unique 20+ year background in pre sales and consultancy. He has lots of experience in system, application and process integration in enterprise environments. Ruud worked for companies like ING, ATOS, Software AG and now Red Hat.

Travel Information

Date: June 20th, 2018

Time: 12:00 - 17:30

Address: De Glazen Ruimte,
Straatweg 1B/C,
3604 BA Maarssen, Netherlands

For more information please reach out to marketingbenelux@redhat.com.