Blog Archive - April 2008



Red Hat Joins Open Health Tools

Red Hat is pleased to announce that we’re joining the Open Health Tools (OHT) open source community. OHT is working closely with a broad spectrum of healthcare groups, including: major national healthcare providers in areas such as Canada, Australia and the UK; healthcare standards groups like...

 

Red Hat Leads Open Source Contributions to Kernel

It’s no secret that Red Hat is a leading contributor to the development of open source software. In fact, as noted by a couple of recent surveys, Red Hat is the leading corporate contributor to the most important open source project of all, the Linux Kernel. Last week, the Linux Foundation...

 

Red Hat Asks Federal Court To Limit Patents On Software

Today, Red Hat took a public stand challenging the standards for patenting software. In the Biliski case that is now before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, this patent issue is ripe for consideration. In a friend of the court brief submitted to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in the...

 

Learn About Red Hat Enterprise IPA at the RSA Conference

For the last few years, Red Hat has been a regular fixture at the RSA Conference, and this year will be no different. We will be showing the recently open sourced Certificate System Dogtag project and we’ll be launching the beta program for Red Hat Enterprise IPA. Red Hat Enterprise IPA is a new...

 

Red Hat Network Satellite 5.1 Now Available

After hard work by our engineers to incorporate feature requests from users, we’re ready to unwrap the latest version of Red Hat Network (RHN) Satellite with today’s availability of RHN Satellite 5.1. With Satellite, customers are granted comprehensive life cycle management with tools to manage...

 

Red Hat Delivers Solid Earnings

At the end of last week, we reported the results for Red Hat’s Fiscal 4th quarter and Fiscal Year 2008. Initial street reaction to our announcement was positive and has been reflected in the press and through trading in the days since the call. Some earnings highlights include: 4Q08 financial...

 

Disappointed But Not Surprised: Will the Real Interoperability Standard Please Stand Up

Red Hat was disappointed but hardly surprised that the single-vendor, monopolist-promulgated standard, Office Open XML, made it though an unfortunately flawed fast-track ISO approval process. We also note that there remains an ongoing investigation by the European competition authorities into...

 

New Partners and Website for Red Hat Exchange (RHX)

rhx_screenshot RHX website screenshot. Click to enlarge. Approaching its one-year anniversary in May, Red Hat Exchange (RHX) has some exciting new updates. We’ve added two new partners already in 2008: Ingres and Hyperic. And, today, RHX will take on a new look with a refresh of the RHX...

 
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