A Customer's Perspective on Managing Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Recorded


As one of Arizona’s largest utilities providers, Salt River Project (SRP) has delivered low-cost, reliable power and water to Arizona customers for over 100 years. During this webinar, Kevin Masaryk (RHCE) of Salt River Project will discuss how he uses Red Hat Network Satellite to manage their Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment. Utilizing the powerful capabilities of Red Hat Network Satellite, Kevin is now able to efficiently manage a complex Linux environment that spans across the mainframe to their x86 platform. Whether Red Hat Enterprise Linux is deployed on bare-metal or as virtual servers, Red Hat Network Satellite handles it all at SRP.

Kevin will show you how Salt River Project reduces both the administrative cost and complexity of managing their Linux environment with RHN Satellite. According to Kevin, “RHN Satellite is a key component to the management of all of our Red Hat servers, whether on the mainframe or in our distributed environments. Our use of Satellite has grown with us and we’re pleased with how much time it has saved us and how efficient it has made our administrators. I’d recommend setting up RHN Satellite as soon as possible for others who want to go down that road; it pays off very quickly.”

Red Hat Product Marketing Manager Chris Wells and System Z expert Brad Hinson will also be available during a Q&A session for your individual questions. Red Hat Satellite is a cost-effective, easy-to-use Enterprise Linux tool for keeping your systems up-to-date and manageable. Please join us for the informative webinar in order to learn more.

Speakers:
Kevin Masaryk, Senior Computer Analyst 
Kevin is a Senior Computer Analyst at Salt River Project, and is responsible for managing RHEL 4 & 5 systems across mainframe (IFL) and distributed (HP) hardware. He is a Red Hat Certified Engineer and has been working in the IT Industry for the past 12 years. Kevin holds an undergraduate degree from Northern Arizona University.

Chris Wells, Senior Product Marketing Manager
Chris 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.

Brad Hinson, Sr Systems Architect – System z at Red Hat
Brad Hinson joined Red Hat six years ago after completing a second Master's degree in Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Brad holds two System z related patents. He has coauthored four System z publications, including the Virtualization Cookbook for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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