With CentOS 7 set to reach end of life (EOL) on June 30, 2024, teams with CentOS 7 deployment need to start planning their exit strategy today. And, with recent changes to how CentOS alternatives like Rocky Linux and AlmaLinux build their distributions, teams will need to carefully consider how life after CentOS will impact their IT infrastructure in the short and long term, from distro selection to migration planning.

About the Webinar

Join Perforce Chief OSS Evangelist and Senior Director of Product Management Javier Perez, and OpenLogic Enterprise Linux Developer and Rocky Linux contributor Rich Alloway as they discuss:

  • The upcoming EOL for CentOS 7 and how it will impact enterprise organizations
  • Details of how CVEs are fixed and patches tested
  • Popular CentOS Linux alternatives that are fit for enterprise use cases
  • Migration considerations for teams deploying CentOS 7
  • Options for teams who can’t migrate off CentOS 7 before it reaches EOL
  • How OpenLogic builds and delivers patches for EOL CentOS versions
  • And More

Build Your CentOS Transition Plan Now

Extend the life of your CentOS deployments so you can migrate off CentOS 7 with confidence, on your own timeline, and with expert advice, technical support, and post-EOL CentOS patches from OpenLogic.

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Javier Perez

Chief OSS Evangelist and Senior Director of Product Management, Perforce Software

Passionate about technology and open source software, Javier is the Chief Open Source Evangelist and Senior Director of Product Management at Perforce Software. He is responsible for technical thought leadership and advocacy for open source software while driving the OpenLogic by Perforce offering. Javier has been in the application development, open source, cloud, app security, AI, SaaS, and mobile industries for 25+ years. As a speaker and blogger, he has had the opportunity to present at industry events all over the world. Javier holds an honors degree in Computer Systems and an MBA.


Rich Alloway

Enterprise Linux Developer, OpenLogic by Perforce

Rich Alloway has over 25 years of professional Linux experience in academic, Internet service provider and telco carrier environments. He has filled many production roles: SysAdmin, Systems/Network/RF Engineer and CTO. He is currently a member of the Enterprise Linux Team at OpenLogic by Perforce, and serves as a contributor on the Rocky Linux QA and Testing Team.