Simplify system management

A Red Hat virtual event featuring Red Hat Satellite 6

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Join the virtual event and learn more about how Red Hat Satellite 6 is shaping the next generation of system management.

System management keeps getting more complex. It spans traditional physical and virtual datacenters and is reaching into cloud environments. As a result, automation, standardization, and the tools that manage scale are critical for organizations looking to meet increasing business demands.

Our system management product, Red Hat Satellite, is shaping the next generation of system management for your Linux® datacenter. Find out how Red Hat Satellite 6 can:

  • Deliver datacenter and administrator efficiency, savings, security, and agility as the central console for a standard operating environment (SOE).
  • Manage the full life cycle of Red Hat software across physical, virtual, and cloud environments.
  • Simplify configuration and provisioning processes through 1 console.
  • Enhance system security and compliance with centralized management capabilities.

This complimentary event is open to all Red Hat customers, partners, and open source contributors.

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Simplified system management

Hear Red Hat leaders, industry experts, and customers explain industry trends and our cloud management vision. You’ll learn how Red Hat Satellite simplifies configuration management and helps you safely and efficiently scale your business as you move beyond the traditional datacenter into private and public cloud environments.

Speakers:

  • Paul Cormier, executive vice president and president, Products and Technologies, Red Hat
  • Joe Fitzgerald, general manager, Red Hat Cloud Management
  • Mary Johnston Turner, vice president, Enterprise Systems Management Software, IDC Research
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What you need for a standardized and efficient infrastructure

Your enterprise’s IT organization needs more flexible IT services, greater capacity, and faster service delivery. But your IT infrastructure is growing more complex as the demand for more systems grows. In addition, compliance and audit overhead is increasing as you move beyond the traditional datacenter into private and public cloud environments. The only way to meet these challenges is to effectively use a system management solution that lets you build out a repeatable, standardized set of systems.

Join this session to learn about transformative areas that can drastically boost IT efficiency and lower operational expenses, including:

  • System standardization.
  • Architectural flexibility.
  • Automation of updates and maintenance.
  • Access and control.

Speaker: Chris Wells, senior manager, Product Marketing, Red Hat Cloud Management

More powerful automation, configuration, and life-cycle management

Need better ways to configure, automate, deploy, and proactively manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers—from bare metal to virtualized to the cloud?

Red Hat Satellite 6 beta improves system provisioning, configuration management, patch management, and content management—all while maintaining high scalability and security. Its new capabilities help you more easily manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux, including the recently released version 7.

During this breakout session, you’ll learn how Red Hat Satellite:

  • Integrates Puppet for better configuration management.
  • Creates, discovers, provisions, upgrades, and manages your entire Red Hat-based infrastructure—from bare metal to the cloud.
  • Uses content views to manage both Red Hat Package Managers (RPMs) and Puppet modules.
  • Provides new capabilities for federated provisioning, configuration, and content distribution and delivery.

Speaker: Rich Jerrido, technical product marketing manager, Red Hat Satellite

What's new in Red Hat Satellite?

As a Red Hat Satellite user, you know our technology has made Linux more scalable, manageable, and consistent for 10+ years by streamlining and simplifying the life cycle of your Linux environment. Now Red Hat Satellite 6 beta offers new benefits, including:

  • Puppet integration for improved configuration management.
  • Creating, discovering, provisioning, upgrading, and managing your entire Red Hat-based infrastructure—from bare metal to the cloud.
  • New content views to manage both RPMs and Puppet modules.
  • New capabilities for federated provisioning, configuration, and content distribution and delivery.

Join Red Hat Satellite product management leadership to hear more about the latest capabilities and how they improve upon the Red Hat Satellite you know today.

Speaker: David Caplan, senior product manager, Red Hat Satellite

Measure the business value of standardization: An industry analyst view

Get insights on the quantitative benefits gained from, and overall business impacts of, an SOE based on Red Hat infrastructure solutions as researched and reported by a leading industry expert's analysis of real customer deployments.

Speakers:

  • Al Gillen, program vice president, Servers and System Software, IDC

Stronger system management in action

See Red Hat Satellite in action. Join this session for a live demo of some of the newest capabilities, dashboards, and content views in the Red Hat Satellite 6 beta. You'll learn:

  • How to create, discover, provision, upgrade, and manage your entire infrastructure— from bare metal to the cloud.
  • About the simplicity of and improvement in configuration management.
  • How to use content views to manage both Red Hat and third-party Puppet modules.
  • New methods for federated provisioning, configuration, and content distribution and delivery.

Speaker: Rich Jerrido, technical product marketing manager, Red Hat Satellite

Transition strategies for easier configuration management and scale

Excited about all that Red Hat Satellite 6 beta has to offer but not sure how to start planning for a transition so you can enjoy simpler configuration management and other efficiency gains?

We’ll show you transition strategies and where and how you can access Red Hat documentation, services, and training to support your organizational planning.

Speaker: Todd Warner, senior product manager, Red Hat Satellite

Business agility through standardization: A customer's view

As a strategic partner in your business, IT needs to respond to escalating business demands. Unfortunately, your IT environment is costly and complex to manage, has downtime risk, and lacks processes to manage IT transitions and new deployments. At the same time, security threats are rising and your budget is shrinking.

Hear from Whole Foods Market about how Red Hat Satellite and our standardization methodology helped simplify and automate operations to maximize uptime, reduce management costs, and enable the company to quickly respond to business demands.

Speaker: Gary Luciano, system administrator, Whole Foods Market

This complimentary event is open to all Red Hat customers, partners, and open source contributors.