Pedal to the metal: Red Hat CloudForms for workload & infrastructure management

Enterprise IT professionals have unique cloud resource challenges. To deploy and manage an enterprise application today, you need a solution that ensures compliance with corporate IT governance requirements and has predictable and repeatable performance and costs. Plus, business users want solutions that can be deployed quickly.

In this session, you’ll learn how to overcome these enterprise-class cloud deployment challenges. See how Red Hat CloudForms can automate OpenStack reference architecture design creation, deployment, and management for workloads and infrastructures.

Learn how to visually inventory deployed OpenStack reference architectures and monitor OpenStack usage, including how to budget for platform usage by project, department, or program, and track and allocate costs in a similar way.

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor roadmap

In this session, you’ll learn about the:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor roadmap and hypervisor features supported in both Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
  • Integration of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor and Red Hat Storage Server to provide direct storage access to GlusterFS volumes.
  • Future features of the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor that will help shape the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform roadmaps.

Deploying an OpenStack private cloud with Red Hat

OpenStack has quickly become the platform of choice for building an open, private cloud. In this panel discussion, Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform customers will share the business and IT challenges they faced that led them to select Red Hat’s solution. You’ll learn why OpenStack became a necessity to meet their growing demands, and why they selected Red Hat as their trusted technology partner to support their private cloud deployments.

The Red Hat ecosystem of certified solutions: Applications, OpenStack, & beyond

Learn how Red Hat collaborates with its technology partners to deliver the world’s largest ecosystem based on open standards. By relying on a product stack that has been certified, customers can accelerate their time-to-market and greatly reduce their deployment risks. Join us as we discuss Red Hat Connect, a new program that brings together hardware, software, and service vendors to deliver secure, innovative solutions.

Build a foundation for your private cloud

To meet increased demands for agility and performance, many IT organizations have virtualized their infrastructures. As a result, they’ve also increased hardware efficiency and flexibility, and gained significant cost savings and cloud-like self-service capabilities. To retain a competitive edge, many organizations are transitioning to the cloud while standardizing and sharing common infrastructure with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.

In this session, you’ll learn:
– How to build a foundation for your private cloud through self-service capabilities.
– How to offer high availability and increase scalability in your environment.
– Best practices for deploying Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
– How to save on infrastructure costs and gain the highest ROI for your virtualization investments.

OpenStack solutions from Dell & Red Hat: Now available

Dell and Red Hat have partnered for more than 14 years to bring customers value by collaborating on Red Hat solutions across Dell’s enterprise offerings. Now, Dell and Red Hat are co-engineering OpenStack cloud solutions for enterprise customers and service providers. These solutions are designed to remove complexity, stabilize OpenStack and its operating environment, and provide a risk-free way to effectively deploy private cloud computing–in any organization.

Join this session to learn how Dell and Red Hat are strengthening their long-standing collaboration and commitment to help you confidently embrace open cloud computing technologies. You’ll also learn how you can not only benefit from the co-engineered solutions, but also from the companies’ combined cloud expertise, enterprise innovation, and dedicated support and portfolio of services.

Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure networking deep dive

Network virtualization is becoming increasingly significant as other forms of virtualization constantly evolve. It allows network aggregation and provisioning, combining different physical networks into a single virtual network, or breaking a physical network into multiple virtual networks that are isolated from each other.

In this session, you’ll learn about Red Hat’s network virtualization offering with Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure, which includes Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. The session will cover:

  • Traditional VLAN-based solutions and the move toward network overlays.
  • Linux Bridge and Open vSwitch.
  • Neutron, the OpenStack project focused on delivering networking as a service.
  • How to scale out networking in the cloud.