This week we welcomed John Archer, the Global Edge Hardware Partner Manager at Red Hat, to discuss the evolving landscape of edge computing and its implications for the energy sector.
This episode dives into:
- John Archer’s Background: His journey from coding on an Atari as a kid to becoming a key player in edge computing at Red Hat.
- The Evolution of Edge Computing: How edge computing has developed from virtual machines to containers, and now to Kubernetes and OpenShift.
- Challenges in Energy Tech: Addressing the complexities of integrating edge computing in the energy sector, particularly in operational technology (OT).
- Red Hat’s Role in Edge Computing: The company’s approach to providing secure, efficient, and scalable edge computing solutions.
- The Future of Edge Deployment: Innovations in edge computing, including transactional safe patching and immutable operating systems.
- Operational Efficiency and Security: How Red Hat’s solutions aim to reduce operational costs and enhance security in edge computing.
- The Importance of Open Source: Red Hat’s commitment to open source as a means of fostering innovation and security in technology.
The conversation with John Archer provides valuable insights into how edge computing is shaping the future of technology deployment in critical sectors like energy, and how Red Hat is at the forefront of this transformation.