Blog Archive - May 2009



Mark Your Calendar - Innovation Awards Deadline is Fast Approaching!

I’m always eager to learn how our customers and partners are using Red Hat and JBoss technologies to tackle difficult business challenges. I’ve been lucky enough to serve as a current and past judge of the Red Hat and JBoss Innovation Awards which recognize the technological achievements of our...

 

Red Hat Challenges Microsoft Lock-in and Seeks Open Competition in Switzerland

Red Hat is a leader of an appeal by 18 technology companies of a Swiss government agency’s award of a no-bid contract to Microsoft. The challenge raises important issues of openness in government and of a level playing field for open source and other competitors of Microsoft. Red Hat is seeking a...

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Recognized for Product Innovation

2009ProductInnovation Network Products Guide, an industry publication on information technologies and solutions, named the winners of its 2009 Product Innovation Awards this week, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 achieved top honors in the Operating Systems category.The annual Product Innovation...

 

Cloud Computing: Vaporware or the Next “Big Thing”?

Unless you’ve been stuck on a time-traveling island for the past few years, you can’t fail to have noticed that the hype behind such “next-generation” approaches as SOA, Web Services and REST has been simplified under the banner of cloud computing. The danger is that those who have traveled the...

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.8 Now Available

Today we released the eighth update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, marking the next step in the product’s seven-year lifecycle. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, first shipped in February 2005, is now in the Production 2 lifecycle phase. With this, the focus of product updates in the future will shift...

 

Open Standards Drive Value, Partnerships

Partners are very important to Red Hat and JBoss’ continued momentum in the IT market. We have a long history of partnering with technology leaders like IBM, Intel and Cisco. We even have a history of forming relationships with unlikely partners. One common thread that links these partners to us...

 

Where’s Red Hat This May?

Summer is quickly approaching in the Northern Hemisphere and we cannot believe how fast April came and went. The Red Hat Summit and JBoss World are officially four months away, and we are very excited about everything these co-located events will offer attendees. Mark your calendars and don’t...