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Red Hat Recognized by Forbes as One of the World's Most Innovative Companies
MarketWatch – August 25, 2015
Red Hat … announced that it has once again been named to Forbes' list of the "World's Most Innovative Companies." Red Hat was ranked at 26 on the list, which recognizes a total of 100 companies from around the world. It is the third time Red Hat has been honored by Forbes. The list of the World's Most Innovative Companies is compiled using "…investors' ability to identify firms they expect to be innovative now and in the future."
What CEOs need to make a smart IoT business model
Computer Business Review – August 14, 2015
The Internet of Things [IoT] is not a theory anymore. It is happening today and it is changing how businesses function … "Successful IoT projects are inextricably linked with positive business outcomes. It requires a lot of organisational change to effectively align the two and this has to be managed at the C-suite level as a lot of processes and practices will need to be adapted." … CBR lists five main things CEOs need to consider when adopting an IoT strategy.
Business head in the clouds: Red Hat takes a high-stakes risk
Upstart Business Journal – August 2, 2015
Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst doesn't look like your stereotypical gambler … [but he's] betting on cloud computing—what's been called the future of IT. … Whitehurst, like many of his peers in the tech world, thinks this technology will further integrate itself—not just into people's daily lives, but into the IT strategy behind every business in the globe. … [W]hile Red Hat's traditional open-source business continues to make up the majority of revenue dollars, Whitehurst's crystal ball tells him that the tide is turning. The open-source concept has coders from around the world collaborating with Red Hat to ensure that its version will be what customers want when adoption does, eventually, take off.
Red Hat's Updated Enterprise OpenStack Platform Promises To Simplify OpenStack Deployments
TechCrunch – August 5, 2015
Red Hat … launched its Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7 into general availability. The distribution combines Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server, the latest OpenStack release (“Kilo”), and the company's services for installing and managing OpenStack Clouds into a single product. Red Hat says this update will make it easier for cloud operators who want to use OpenStack to manage their deployments. … [M]any of the new OpenStack features have been inspired by the needs of telecom companies, who were some of the earliest adopters of the platform.
Red Hat's Director of Community Development for OpenShift Recognized as One of the 'Top Women in Cloud'
Red Hat – August 5, 2015
Red Hat's Diane Mueller, Director of Community Development, OpenShift, was selected by the Cloud Network of Women (CloudNOW) as one of the Top 10 Women in Cloud for 2015. CloudNOW's recognition honors Diane's 20+ years of work designing and implementing products and applications embedded into mission-critical financial and accounting systems at Fortune 500 corporations … [Diane] has been instrumental in the launch of OpenShift Commons, an open source community initiative to collaborate and deepen engagement with OpenShift and the technologies it is built upon.
Red Hat prepares for the IoT revolution
The Inquirer – August 6, 2015
Some 86 percent of enterprises are expected to use open source technologies in their IoT [Internet of Things] infrastructures, and the responsibility lies with open source vendors to explore the possibilities for locking down networks effectively to protect against the myriad of new data points this creates. Red Hat has been looking at the potential impact of this with the development of a new product to protect data centres from the potential calamities this can bring.


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