Lifecycle Management - How to Turn Your NON-Standard Operating Environment Standard

Tuesday, April 12, 2011


Lifecycle management is a process and toolset that is designed to provide a systematic and repeatable method for managing each stage of a system from conception through production. The key to operating an enterprise environment using a lifecycle management approach is this: a clear set of procedures and a toolset to execute it. A plan without the tools cannot be implemented, while tools without a plan will provide unpredictable results.

Join our webinar to learn how open source network and management tools can become the mission control for your systems throughout the lifecycle of your project. Red Hat’s Senior Product Marketing Manager, Chris Wells and Manager, Solutions Architects, Thomas Cameron will cover:

  • Building the ideal Standard Operating Environment (SOE)
  • SOE Challenges
  • The importance of PROCESS in SOE success
  • An overview of Red Hat Network Satellite
  •  Real success stories from customers
  • Q&A session

With Red Hat Network Satellite’s web-based interface, you can easily provision hundreds of servers in a matter of minutes, keeping them error-free, up-to-date, patched, and fully compliant. A successful lifecycle management approach is the combination of a thorough and workable set of procedures combined with the right toolset.


Chris Wells - Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat
Chris Wells has more than 15 years of experience working in the information  technology industry. Currently he is the Senior Product Marketing  Manager for Red Hat Network Satellite. Prior to Red Hat, he worked in  Product Management, Product Marketing, Technical Pre-sales and Technical Training roles for Quest Software, Sterling Commerce and Vanstar. Chris has both an undergraduate degree and an MBA from the Ohio State University.

Thomas Cameron - Manager, Solution Architects, Red Hat
Thomas Cameron is the managing solutions architect for the central US at Red Hat. He has been in the information technology industry since 1993, and has held certifications as a Novell Certified NetWare Engineer and a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and Trainer. Thomas is currently a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA), a Red Hat Certified Datacenter Specialist (RHCDS), and a Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator (RHCVA), and is on the systems management subject matter expert team at Red Hat.



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