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Build IT for the future at 2014 Red Hat Forum

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Emerging cloud, big data, modern applications and development can be game-changers for businesses. Harnessing their potential is the new charter for IT.

We’re excited to host customers, partners, and contributors for a full day of learning and networking at the 2014 Red Hat Forum.
Date: January 29, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Palo Alto

What to expect
With an opening session featuring Red Hat executives, industry analysts, and Red Hat customers, and 6 breakout sessions to choose from the Red Hat Forum agenda has something for everyone. You’ll be able to:

  • MEET industry experts, including Dave Bartoletti, principal analyst with Forrester Research.
  • ENGAGE with some of Red Hat’s most strategic customers to gain insight and share success stories
  • BUILD your IT strategy for the future alongside your peers

Change is a constant in our industry. Join us and learn how to build an IT strategy for the future.


Red Hat at AWS re:Invent

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Red Hat is proud to be a Gold sponsor of AWS re:Invent, and we have a lot planned for the event this week. See where you can connect with Red Hat onsite, and be sure to stop by booth 400 to see what’s new.

Learn how you can use OpenShift by Red Hat on AWS in Steve Citron-Pousty’s breakout session on Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. We’ll walk through the simple process of deploying and managing your own Linux-based app in the cloud. Get the details and add this session to your calendar!

We’re showcasing our latest solutions in mini-theater sessions in booth 400 throughout the week. By attending any of the sessions below, you’ll get a raffle ticket with a chance to win 1 of 4 $250 Amazon gift cards we’re giving away on Wednesday and Thursday.

Tuesday 6 p.m. Red Hat’s cloud portfolio, Dan Juengst
Wednesday 10:45 a.m. Set policies around Amazon usage & unify cloud management across multi-platforms | Brandon Johnson
12 p.m Deploy your app on a public PaaS with OpenShift Online, built on Amazon EC2 | Grant Shipley
1 p.m. Enterprise file sharing with Red Hat Storage and OwnCloud: A demo | Veda Shankar
Thursday 10:45 a.m. Enterprise file sharing with Red Hat Storage and OwnCloud | A demo, Veda Shankar
12 p.m. Set policies around Amazon usage & unify cloud management across multi-platforms | Dave Simmons
1 p.m. Get the benefits of a private PaaS in Amazon EC2 with OpenShift Enterprise | Steve Citron-Pousty


Our solution experts will be available in booth 400 to demo our latest cloud, storage and management solutions.  Be sure to grab a signature Red Hat ball cap and a raffle ticket for a chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card during our drawings on Wednesday and Thursday at 5:20 p.m.

See you in Las Vegas!

It’s already been a great week for Red Hat at OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong.

Yesterday, we announced the general availability of Red Hat CloudForms 3.0, the management platform for OpenStack. Watch the video featuring Red Hat Cloud general manager Bryan Che to hear what’s new in the latest release. You can get more details on all of yesterday’s announcements from OpenStack Summit at

There are still a lot of valuable sessions and events left to attend, so check out the schedule below to see what interests you most:

Big Data on OpenStack: A Game Changer? | Brent Holden (Panelist)

  • Thursday, 11-11:40 a.m.
  • Apps on OpenStack, SkyCity Grand Ballroom C

Real World Usage of GlusterFS + OpenStack | John Mark Walker, Eric Harney

  • Friday, 9-9:40 a.m.
  • Related OSS, SkyCity Grand Ballroom C

OpenStack Queuing and Notification Service (“Marconi”) | Flavio Percoco (Panelist)

  • Friday, 2:20-3 p.m.
  • Related OSS, Expo Breakout Room 1

OpenStack Neutron Modular Layer 2 Plugin Deep Dive | Bob Kukura (Panelist)

  • Friday, 11-11:40 a.m.
  • Technical Deep Dive, Expo Breakout Room 2

OpenStack user personas: 6 months on | Dave Neary

  • Friday, 1:30-2:10 p.m.
  • Community Building, SkyCity Grand Ballroom C

Ceilometer+Heat=Alarming | Eoghan Glynn (Panelist)

  • Friday, 2:20-3 p.m.
  • Technical Deep Dive, Expo Breakout Room 2

Putting the PaaS in OpenStack with Heat | Chris Alfonzo, Diane Mueller, Krishna Raman

  • Friday, 3:10-3:50 p.m.
  • Related OSS, Expo Breakout Room 1

Stay up to date on the latest OpenStack developments from the Red Hat team at

Red Hat has another action-packed day planned for OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong. Check out today’s list of Red Hat sessions below:

Truth Happens | Mark McLoughlin
McLoughlin will discuss the incredible momentum in the OpenStack community, the key ingredients to success, and what happens next.
Keynote, 9:45 – 10:15 a.m.

Unifying the Management of OpenStack, Public Cloud, Data Center Virtualization, and more | James Labocki and Oleg Barenboim
2:50-3:30 p.m.
Products & Services, Expo Breakout Room 1

OpenStack Performance | Mark Wagner
3:40-4:20 p.m.
Operations, Expo Breakout Room 2

Join Red Hat at booth A3 today from 11 a.m – 6 p.m to hear the latest OpenStack initiatives. Stop by, grab a Red Hat ballcap, and connect with some of our top solution experts.

REMINDER: The Red Hat evening event is tonight at 8 p.m. at Isola Bar & Grill.

Red Hat has big plans for OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong. Check out today’s daily digest of Red Hat sessions and events planned for Tuesday, November 5:

Getting Started with OpenStack | Dan Radez

  • 11:15-11:45 a.m.
  • Getting Started, Expo Breakout Room 1

OpenDaylight: An Open Source SDN for your OpenStack Cloud | Chris Wright

  • 11:15-11:45 a.m.
  • Related OSS, SkyCity Grand Ballroom A&B

OpenStack for Enterprise Developers: Should they care? | Diane Mueller (Panelist)

  • 3:40-4:20 p.m.
  • Apps on OpenStack, SkyCity Grand Ballroom A&B

OpenStack Training and Certification from Red Hat | Chuck Dubuque

  • 1:40-1:55 p.m.
  • Sponsor Demo Theater, Expo Hall

Stop by booth A3 between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. to connect with Red Hat experts and learn about how Red Hat is the leading contributor to the OpenStack community.



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