Delivering 192% ROI with Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Azure

Date: Thursday, June 20th at 11am PT / 2pm ET

Join us as we uncover the efficiencies and cost-savings achieved from deploying Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® on Microsoft Azure, examined through the lens of Forrester's Total Economic Impact (TEI) framework. Red Hat and Microsoft commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic ImpactTM (TEI) study to share the real, tangible return on investment (ROI) that customers have experienced since implementing Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Azure. Now it’s time to reveal the results.

In this session, we'll examine and discuss the transformative power of this strategic alliance, uncovering the substantial benefits and cost efficiencies that organizations can realize. From enhanced performance and scalability to streamlined operations and reduced total cost of ownership, our findings paint a vivid picture of the applicable advantages awaiting organizations that embrace this powerhouse partnership. Don't miss out on this opportunity. Join this webinar to gain a clear understanding of the potential ROI available via these technologies and how they can fuel your business growth.

In this webinar, we’ll discuss:

  • The transformative power of this strategic alliance to advance your business growth.
  • The substantial ROI benefits and cost efficiencies that organizations can realize.
  • Enhanced performance and scalability.
  • Streamlined operations and reduced total cost of ownership

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About the presenters:

Lee Sustar, Principal Analyst, Forrester

Lee Sustar is a Principal Analyst at Forrester, covering public cloud interests, containers, and application modernization serving IT infrastructure and operations professionals. He previously worked as an independent security officer at a Chicago-based financial institution, where he was a member of the Cloud Center of Excellence. In this role, Lee was responsible for third-party penetration testing, continuous security monitoring, and reporting on cybersecurity risk at the executive and board level. He holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) certifications and is a fellow at the Ponemon Institute, a leading information security research organization. Lee’s prior experience includes support for cloud architecture, cybersecurity architecture, and the collaboration between cybersecurity engineering, operations, and business goals. He draws upon skills developed as a cybersecurity journalist and as a technical writer for several of the world's leading technology companies, including Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, Dell, AT&T and IBM. In his earlier work as a technology journalist, he specialized in enterprise information security best practices, payment card industry (PCI), regulatory issues, mega breaches, threat intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT) security, privacy, iOS security, young hackers, cloud security, cyber armies and advanced persistent threats.

Nikoletta Stergiou, Consultant, Forrester

Nikoletta Stergiou is a Consultant on Forrester’s Total Economic Impact team who interviewed several of Red Hat and Microsoft customers and discovered the findings associated with the Total Economic Impact of Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Microsoft Azure.

Gunnar Hellekson, Vice President and General Manager, Linux, Red Hat

Gunnar Hellekson is the Vice President and General Manager for Red Hat Enterprise Linux business. Before that, he was Chief Strategist for Red Hat’s US Public Sector group. Gunnar is a founder of Open Source for America, one of Federal Computer Week’s Fed 100 for 2010, and was voted one of the FedScoop 50 for industry leadership. He was a founder of the Military Open Source working group, a member of the SIIA Software Division Board, the Board of Directors for the Public Sector Innovation Group, the Open Technology Fund Advisory Council, New America’s California Civic Innovation Project Advisory Council, and the Civic Commons Board of Advisors. He is also co-host of the Dave and Gunnar Show. Prior to joining Red Hat, he worked as a developer, systems administrator, and IT director for a number of Internet businesses. He has also been a business and IT consultant to not-for-profit organizations in New York City. During that time, he spearheaded the reform of safety regulations for New York State’s electrical utilities through the Jodie Lane Project. Gunnar’s CV is available in HTML, PDF, and on GitHub.

Jeremy Winter, Corporate Vice President for Azure Cloud Native, Microsoft

Jeremy Winter pioneered Microsoft’s cloud-first Azure management offerings—today, Jeremy brings more than 25 years of experience as a developer, operations, and program manager to his role. An entrepreneur at heart, Jeremy has an innate talent for identifying market gaps and is passionate about innovating new solutions to support and empower customers, whether that’s incubating a new solution, building a business, or through acquisition. His leadership is centered on people, trust, and humility.  As the product leader of cloud-native management and networking, Jeremy is responsible.

Date: 06/20/2024

Time: 11:00 am PT

Duration: 1 Hour

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