Microservices with ITG and Red Hat

Manila, Philippines – July 2017

Manila, Philippines – The IT Group, Inc. (ITG), in partnership with Red Hat, Inc., recently concluded a learning session entitled “Microservices: Modernizing Enterprise Application.” Held at the Holiday Inn in Makati City, the event was well attended by various IT Project Managers, Senior Developers, Technology Officers, R&D Officers and Solution Architects.  The seminar emphasized on the need for organizations to deliver their applications in the most efficient manner by leveraging on current technology to meet customer demands.

The first speaker, Mr. Ryan Ching, Product Manager for Red Hat at ITG, discussed the path from legacy to Microservices.  He discussed the importance of digital transformation in organizations today and its role to meet customer requirements to stay ahead of competitors. The first session was followed by a short talk from Mr. Reginald Mendoza, Senior Manager under the Systems and Development and Support Division of Philippine National Bank. He discussed the readiness of Enterprise Open Source Solutions for enterprise use as he cited their journey on using these solutions in one of their major electronic banking channels. Finally, Mr. Bobby Corpus, Solution Architect at Red Hat Inc., discussed the platform used in delivering digital transformation through the microservices platform.  He showcased one of Red Hat Inc.’s product solutions, the Red Hat OpenShift Platform through use cases and demos which sparked the interest of the attendees.

Participants also asked several questions in the Q&A sessions wherein both the speakers and the participants were able to share their insights on the aforementioned topic.  The event was concluded by a challenge from Mr. Nelson Talag, Product Manager for JBoss at ITG:  “How are we modernizing our Enterprise Applications to stay relevant and deliver excellent service to our customers?” Overall, ITG envisioned the session to not just be a learning platform, but to also be a venue for exchanging valuable insights between ITG, principals, and partners, as we take on the journey of digital transformation.