Red Hat Forum Sweden 2016

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  • 27 settembre 2016
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Münchenbryggeriet

Check out the highlights from Red Hat Forum 2016 below
and don't forget to register for Red Hat Forum 2017 in Stockholm.

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Learn. Network. Experience Open Innovation.

Thanks for attending Red Hat Forum in Stockholm 27 September!

You helped us making Red Hat Forum a success! Close to 500 people listened to keynotes and breakouts with the Open Innovation theme. As Ted Schönbeck, Regional Solution Manager Nordics, mentioned in his opening speech - Open Source is eating the world. A special thanks to all our customers and partners that gave presentations and had conversations in the exhibition.

Scroll down if you would like to see or download the presentations.

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08:00 - 08:30 Registration - Coffee and exhibition
08:30 - 08:45 Welcome by Ted Schönbeck, Regional SA Manager Nordics at Red Hat
Room: Mässhallen
08:45 - 09:30 Building an architecture for continuous innovation
Paul Cormier, Executive VP and President, Products and Technologies, Red Hat
Room: Mässhallen
09:30 - 10:15 Open Innovation and Application Development - OpenShift
Chris Morgan, Product Management Director Red Hat
Room: Mässhallen
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee break and exhibition
10:45 - 11:15 Customer case: Volvo Cars - Implementing a new application platform based on OpenShift to provide automation, stability, scalability and cloud enablement
Robert Forsström, Middleware Architect at Volvo Cars
Room: Mässhallen
11:15 - 11:45 Nokia Telco Data Center & Cloud Services/Solutions
Omar Alassil, Nokia Solution Architect
Room: Mässhallen
11:45 - 13:00 Lunch
  S T R E A M S
  Application Development
(DevOps & Mobility)
Cloud Datacenter Telco
13:00 - 13:40 Red Hat OpenShift - bringing containers and DevOps from hype to reality
Siamak Sadeghianfar, Red Hat
Room: Mässhallen
13:50 - 14:30 Customer Case - DevOps: implementing a new platform for e-services
Johan Eklund & Johan Hansson, Polismyndigheten
(session will be held in Swedish)
Audience: Architect
Room: Mässhallen
Unified cloud management with Red Hat CloudForms + customer case
Ted Schönbeck, Red Hat & Jonas Emilsson, Atea
Audience: Business
Room: Galleriet
Moving Red Hat Enterprise Linux into a new world - a RHEL for the next 15 years
Toni Willberg, Red Hat
Audience: Technical
Room: Arkaden
Open Source and Digital Transformation of Telco
Timo Jokiaho, Principal Technologist - Telco & NFV at Red Hat
Audience: Telco
Room: Milles
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee break and exhibition
15:00 - 15:40 3scale API Management: from naked API to fully managed in 40 minutes
Brian Stewart & Luca Ferrari, 3Scale (Red Hat)
Audience: Architect
Room: Arkaden
Software Defined Storage update - How Red Hat leads the pack
Andreas Bergqvist, Red Hat
Audience: Business
Room: Galleriet
Cloudforms, Satelite and Ansible by Red Hat: Doing more together
Peter Gustafsson & Johnny Westerlund, Red Hat
Audience: Technical
Room: Mässhallen
Mobile Application Development Platforms - A Telco use case generating new services and revenue streams
Anna Lidén, Head of Mobile Nordics at Red Hat
Audience: Telco
Room: Milles
15:50 - 16:30 Continuous Delivery from the trenches - DevOps
Michael Medin, sr Architect R2M
Audience: Architect
Room: Arkaden
Microsoft: "Connect and combine two worlds in Azure - Microsoft and Red Hat environments"
Microsoft and Red Hat gives a joint presentation
Audience: Business
Room: Mässhallen
Red Hat Container Strategy and roadmap
Johannes Brännström, Red Hat
Audience: Technical
Room: Galleriet
The most innovative Telco organisations are Red Hat customers. Shouldn't they be yours too?
Duncan Curry EMEA ISV Telco Business Director, Red Hat
Audience: Telco
Room: Milles
16:30 - 17:00 Forefront Consulting Group: Integration report
Room: Mässhallen
17:00 - 19:00 Networking with drinks and snacks

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Ted Schönbeck
Regional SA Manager Nordics at Red Hat

Ted Schönbeck will welcome you to the Forum at 08:30


Paul Cormier
Product Management Director, Red Hat

Paul Cormier leads Red Hat's technology and products organizations, including engineering, product management, and product marketing for Red Hat's technologies. He joined Red Hat in May 2001 as executive vice president, Engineering.
Cormier's leadership and experience in enterprise technology has led to the introduction of Red Hat's acclaimed line of enterprise products, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux®. He has been instrumental in forging tight partnerships with many leading technology companies.

Listen to Paul Cormier during the Keynote: "Why change? Why Open Source? Why Red Hat? Why now?" at 08:45


Chris Morgan
Product Management Director Red Hat

Chris Morgan is Technical Director for the OpenShift Partner Ecosystem responsible for the technical strategy and enablement across all partner types (SI, ISV, Provider, et. al.) with OpenShift. He has close to 20 years of experience in various areas of cloud and systems management technologies with the last 8 years being at Red Hat focused solely on cloud initiatives. Prior to Red Hat, Chris spent a majority of his career at IBM, where he worked on cross-brand initiatives to bring the various IBM software products together as cohesive solutions.

Listen to Chris Morgan during Open Innovation and Application Development - OpenShift at 09:30


Siamak Sadeghianfar
Senior Technical Marketing Manager for OpenShift, Red Hat

Siamak Sadeghianfar is Senior Technical Marketing Manager for OpenShift at Red Hat and responsible for technical aspects of OpenShift in an enterprise environment and to help customers take advantage of OpenShift platform to achieve their goals. As a former Solutions Architect and an Architect before that, his expertise spans over a wide-range of areas related to application development lifecycle and processes such as Java EE, Middleware, Mobile, Containers, Microservices and DevOps.

Listen to Siamak Sadeghianfar during Red Hat OpenShift - bringing containers and DEVOPS from hype to reality at 13:00


Timo Jokiaho
Principal Technologist - Telco & NFV, Red Hat

Listen to Timo Jokiaho during the Telco Breakout Sessions: Open Source and Digital Transformation of Telco at 13:00
& Mobile Application Development Platforms - A Telco use case generating new services and revenue streams at 13:50


Duncan Curry
EMEA ISV Telco Business Director, Red Hat

Listen to Duncan Curry during the Telco Breakout Session: The most innovative Telco organisations are Red Hat customers. Shouldn't they be yours too? at 15:00


Michael Medin
Senior Architect, R2M

Listen to Michael Medin during the Application Development Breakout Session: Continuous Delivery from the trenches - DevOps at 15:50

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R2M is an IT consulting company focused on business and IT transformation through integration. We believe in open innovation as a way for our customers to create more value for their clients. Integration based on Enterprise Open Source is R2M's first choice and we are the market leader in Sweden on the JBoss Fuse Platform and its predecessors. We deliver our services as either solutions, where we take responsibility from business requirements to business value, or as expert services where our consultants strengthen the delivery organizations of our clients. R2M's consultants are specialized in project management, development processes, architecture, development and devops.

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Forefront Consulting Group is a consulting company taking a holistic approach on our customers digital development. We offer customers an opportunity to be one step ahead. From our start 2008, we´ve grown organically to over 200 consultants in Stockholm, Malmö, Halmstad, Sundsvall with an development center in Xían (China). Our focus areas are Enterprise Architecture, Digital transformation, Customer Engagement & Commerce, Analytics, Mobile & Cloud and Integration. Samples from more than 80 active customers include TUI Nordic, SJ, Länsförsäkringar Bank, Svenskt Näringsliv, Apoteket and Sveaskog.


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Redpill Linpro is laying the digital paths for the digital transformation of our customers. The three cornerstones of our digital transformation solution is API & Integration, Automation and DevOps. Focusing on these areas will ensure streamlined development from concept to delivery, creating space for innovation through automation on all levels from information flow to production environments and efficient use and control of information through integration and API management. We are open in every aspect. The underlying platforms we work with are always based on Open Source initiatives.

  • Open Source is today chosen for the superior quality and for the possibility to try first – then buy
  • Open Source software has the customer value in focus
  • Open business models gives more flexibility
  • Open Source fosters open minded personnel since sharing is caring
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Organisations worldwide use Black Duck products to secure and manage open source software, eliminating pain related to open source security vulnerabilities and open source license compliance. We offer subscription-based software products and on-demand audit services. Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Burlington, MA, Black Duck is a privately held company with 200+ employees and more than 1,300 Customers. Our Products and Services:

  • Identify and inventory open source software used to build applications
  • Map to known vulnerabilities and license requirements through an automated process that compares the inventory of open source software against Black Duck’s comprehensive Knowledge Base, the National Vulnerability Database, VulnDB, and other databases
  • Continuously monitor for and alert teams when new open source vulnerabilities that impact the inventoried software are discovered
  • Assist teams in remediation with robust orchestration and policy enforcement features

Atea specializes in IT infrastructure and delivers products and services that simplify the handling, operation and development of our customers’ IT environments. We think it is essential to be close to you as a customer and that’s why we have around 30 local offices across Sweden, employing 1900 people. About 1000 of our staff are consultants, who help companies and organizations throughout the country to exploit the potential of IT more effectively.

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Conoa specialize in Enterprise Linux and Open Source solutions. We design, implement, maintain and support IT infrastructure based on Enterprise Linux and Open Source software. Our consultants add value throughout the whole stack, from the operating system up to the client application, delivering technical solutions based on our customers long-term business requirements. Our consultants add value throughout the whole stack, from the operating system up to the client application, delivering technical solutions based on our customers long-term business requirements. We also help our customers moving towards next-generation platforms such as Cloud, Open Stack, Docker and building the technology platform for the transition to DevOps and Microservices. Conoa is one of the few companies in Sweden that has the skills and experience necessary to achieve Red Hat's highest partner status, Premier Partner.

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Gain control of your IT environment with op5's server monitoring solutions
op5 offers server monitoring solutions that help IT staff gain control over their operations and deliver more effective IT services for better business. Whether operating in a small but business critical IT environment or fulfilling the needs of a large organization with distributed hardware, applications and services, the op5 products monitor anything and everything. op5 customers around the world benefit from fully-supported solutions that are open and easily implemented, yet scalable for future needs.

SanDisk logo

SanDisk, a Western Digital brand, has been expanding the possibilities of data storage for more than 25 years—giving businesses and consumers the peace of mind that comes from knowing their data is readily available and reliable, even in the most challenging environments. Our products are used in the world's leading-edge data centers, embedded in game-changing smartphones, tablets, and laptops, and entrusted by consumers around the world. As a vertically-integrated storage solution company, we are able to quickly deliver innovative, high-quality solutions with less time from research to realization. From mobile devices to hyperscale data centers, SanDisk storage solutions make the incredible possible.

TechData logo

Tech Data Corporation is one of the world’s largest wholesale distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 105,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. www.techdata.nu

Redbridge logo

The company began operating in 2003 with the ambition of helping customers to introduce cost-effective IT environments based on Open Source products. 2003 we also started the cooperation with Red Hat and are a proud Red Hat Premier Business Partner. Nowadays Open Source products are the obvious choice, and they are available in all elements of the Digital Business! We work with our customer's Digital Business, dealing with development, infrastructure and operation of customer's solutions. Our work can involve development of new solutions or migrating an existing IT environment. Our aim is to use Open Source products (e.g. Linux, JBoss and PostgreSQL) while also taking into account the existing environment, where we interact with proprietary software such as Oracle and Microsoft that the customer wants to continue using.

IBM logo

Over the past couple of years the IT industry has been focused on developments in data, analytics, cloud, mobile, social media, security and the Internet of Things. When you bring all of these technologies together and infuse cognitive capabilities in an industry context, we gain insights for far better decision making. Insights that every industry can benefit from. And that is IBM’s purpose today.

Microsoft logo

Microsoft Sweden is more than 500 employees and hundreds of eager partners ready to help customers reach their full potential. Through Microsoft Azure we offer the most flexible, open and innovative hyper scale cloud platform there is. With this our customers and partners have all the tools and resources necessary to help increase customer loyalty, improve processes and productivity, and innovate new products and services in a digital transforming world. We are proud partner of Red Hat, and look forward to help our joint customers and partners taking advantage of this new partnership.

Informazioni logistiche

Date: 27.09.2016

Time: 08:00-18:00

Location: Münchenbryggeriet
Torkel Knutssonsgata 2
Stockholm, Sweden

If you have any questions just send us an email.


Presentations from Red Hat Forum Sweden 2016


by Ted Schönbeck 1002.21 KB
OpenShift Overview and Roadmap
by Chris Morgan 3.37 MB
Customer case: Volvo Cars
by Robert Forsström 865.69 KB
Nokia Telco Data Center and Cloud Services/Solutions
by Omar Alassil 1.98 MB
Red Hat OpenShift - bringing containers and DevOps from hype to reality
by Siamak Sadeghianfar 1.85 MB
Forefront Agility Report
by Max Olsson 4.13 MB

Breakout Sessions

DevOps: implementing a new platform for e-services
by Johan Eklund and Johan Hansson, Polismyndigheten 2.31 MB
Open Source and Digital Transformation of Telco
by Timo Jokiaho 1.69 MB

Telco material

Advancing Communications Innovation Through Open Source Communities
Solution Brief that highlights Red Hat's "upstream first" open source philosophy in the ICT sector. 760 KB
Intro to NFV Solution Brief
Introduction to Network Functions Virtualization with Red Hat 464.66 KB
Increase Business Agility with Network Functions Virtualization
Technology Overview 318.43 KB
White Paper: VNF Architecture on the Critical Path to Carrier-Grade NFV
537.56 KB

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