Scale and standardize your infrastructure in Azure, with Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Taking advantage of the combined potential of Red Hat® solutions on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform is becoming a game-changer for businesses seeking scalability, efficiency, and innovation to build artificial intelligence (AI)-ready solutions. This episode will explore the integration of Red Hat technologies within the Microsoft Azure ecosystem while also delving into the strategic migration path from CentOS Linux to Red Hat Enterprise Linux®. One key highlight of the episode will be an in-depth walkthrough of the migration journey from CentOS Linux, a popular open-source platform, to Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Azure. Our experts will navigate the challenges, best practices, and tools required for a successful migration, ensuring a smooth transition while safeguarding data integrity and operational continuity. Whether you're an IT leader, a system administrator, or a business decision-maker, this session promises valuable insights into the convergence of 2 technological giants and the strategic migration that enhances reliability, performance, and security. Join us through a comprehensive exploration of real-world use cases as attendees gain an understanding of the optimized processes, enhanced security, and dynamic scalability that arise from combining Red Hat's open-source prowess with Microsoft's cloud capabilities.


James Read | EMEA Principal Ecosystem Solution Architect, Red Hat

James Read is a Principal Solution Architect, supporting the Microsoft partnership for 8 of the 12 years he has been at Red Hat. James is a Red Hatter with 2 hats—1 technical and 1 commercial. Under his technical hat James has in-depth experience with systems and software engineering, supported by a strong background in public cloud solutions. Under his commercial hat, he supports some of the biggest customers in the public sector and financial services industries adopt Red Hat technology, with a focus on reducing operational cost and delivery risk.

Campbell Vertesi | Microsoft Partner CTO for Red Hat, Microsoft

Campbell has worked in open source for more than 20 years. In that time, he's performed in many roles within the enterprise open source world, from engineering lead to project manager to strategic lead. He is presently Microsoft's CTO for the partnership with Red Hat. In addition to this role, he’s a published author, speaker, and open source developer.