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Join this free online course to learn about the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform and how it helps you automate your business processes company-wide.

Self-paced since June 5, 2024
Language: English

Course information

Course Summary

CIOs and IT staff often face the challenge of having to balance many priorities simultaneously, supporting business growth with digital transformation while optimizing cost and efficiency.

Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform as the trusted end-to-end automation solution can help to configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate advanced workflows. It includes resources to create, manage, and scale across the entire enterprise. Automation with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform can make your SAP S/4HANA transformation more seamless, reduce the risk, and increase efficiency.

In this course you’ll learn:

  • What the business drivers and benefits of company-wide automation are
  • The challenges and suggested approaches for automation from an enterprise perspective
  • How automation with AI can leverage your IT operations
  • More about compelling automation use cases
  • How Red Hat solutions support event-driven architectures.

Course Characteristics

  • Starting from: April 24, 2024, 09:00 UTC. (What does this mean?)
  • Duration: The course is open for 8 weeks
  • Effort: 2-3 hours in total
  • Course assignment: You can take the course assignment at any time whilst the course is open.
  • Course closure: June 5, 2024, 9:00 UTC
  • Course language: English
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Course Content

Unit 1: SAP S/4HANA modernization with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform
Unit 2: Enterprise perspective on infrastructure automation
Unit 3: Business automation challenges and solutions
Unit 4: Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform – Use cases
Unit 5: Event-driven architectures

Target Audience

  • Architects
  • Consultants
  • Operations
  • Administrators

Course Requirements

No specific requirements

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Course End
Jun 05, 2024
Course Start
Apr 24, 2024

Certificate Requirements

  • Gain a Record of Achievement by earning at least 50% of the maximum number of points from all graded assignments.
  • Gain a Confirmation of Participation by completing at least 50% of the course material.
  • Gain an Open Badge by completing the course.

Find out more in the certificate guidelines.

This course is offered by

Michael Wintergerst

Michael Wintergerst is IBM’s Global Chief Technology Officer for the SAP business. He works hand in hand with SAP to enhance IBM’s hybrid cloud offerings and infuse IBM technology into SAP products.​ Michael joined IBM from Volkswagen AG, where he was responsible for the cloud and in-vehicle platform as Executive Vice President. Prior to this, he was SAP’s Senior Vice President for the SAP Cloud Platform development organization. ​

Wolfgang Bausch​

Wolfgang Bausch leads Red Hat's alliance with SAP and its ecosystem, managing the overall partner strategy and execution. Previously, he led the EMEA SAP Business Development team and worked closely with strategic partners to support customers on their journey to SAP S/4HANA and beyond.​

Wolfgang joined Red Hat in 2016 and has more than 20 years’ experience in leadership, account management, and working with large, strategic partners, successfully designing and implementing new go-to-market approaches. Prior to joining Red Hat, he worked for VMware, SAP, Sun Microsystems, and IBM.​

Justin Hibbard

ustin Hibbard is the Global Ecosystem Technical Strategist supporting Red Hat’s SAP business. He is a veteran of over 20 years in the industry, with an established track record of conducting strategic technology program leadership, large transformational pursuits, and service delivery. ​

Justin brings pragmatic real-world experience as both a technology integration partner across enterprise technology domains and IT director running critical business services at scale client-side. He has gained first-hand experience from many large multinational programs across the banking and FSI, government and national security, consumer managed goods, utilities, and telecommunications industries.​

Kalyan Pasumarti

Kalyan Pasumarti joined Red Hat as a global GSI solution architect focused on SAP.  In this role, he built repeatable solutions/MVP with the Red Hat portfolio to help customers on their SAP S/4HANA journey. ​

Kalyan now works as a senior ecosystem solution architect extending the solutions offerings to partners and customers in supporting Red Hat strategic initiatives.​

Ricardo Garcia Cavero

Ricardo is a principal portfolio architect at Red Hat that creates solutions combining the different products of Red Hat's portfolio. One of his focuses are SAP workloads since he has a long background as SAP Basis engineer and solutions architect.

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