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Red Hat’s Corporate Credit Rating Raised by Standard & Poor’s

  • December 21, 2011
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, announced today that Standard & Poor’s Financial Services, LLC (S&P), a subsidiary of The McGraw Hill Companies, Inc. and a leading provider of financial market intelligence and foremost source of credit ratings, has upgraded Red Hat, Inc.’s credit rating to ‘BBB-’ from ‘BB+.’ S&P cited Red Hat’s strong recurring revenue and consistent earnings growth as the primary motivation behind the upgrade. “With S&P’s upgrade, Red Hat is now considered Investment Grade”, said Charlie Peters, CFO of Red... (more)

Daiwa Next Bank Deploys Red Hat Enterprise Linux as its Core Banking Platform

  • December 20, 2011
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced Daiwa Next Bank, the Internet bank of Daiwa Securities Group, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, selected Red Hat Enterprise Linux as its enterprise operating system for its core banking system, realizing tremendous gains in the scalability and performance of its mission-critical system. In addition, the financial institution has reduced its technology costs by 50 percent by migrating from UNIX to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Open Virtualization Management Gains Momentum with Industry Support for oVirt Project

  • December 14, 2011
The oVirt project today announced that Canonical, Cisco, IBM, Intel, NetApp, Red Hat and SUSE have joined together to help create a new open source community for the development of open virtualization platforms, including virtual management tools to manage the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor.  With the oVirt project, the industry gains an open source, openly governed virtualization stack.

Red Hat’s Middleware Product Updates Enhance Manageability and Usability For Enterprise IT Professionals

  • December 14, 2011
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced significant updates to its JBoss Enterprise Middleware portfolio with the release of JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform 5.2, which includes the latest version of JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform Site Publisher, and JBoss Operations Network 3.0. These updates make it easier for organizations to take advantage of the power, flexibility and value that Red Hat provides.

Red Hat Releases First Integrated Scale-Out Storage Product for Unstructured Data

  • December 8, 2011
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of Red Hat Storage Software Appliance, which is its first integrated product that provides scale-out storage for unstructured data.     In early October, Red Hat announced that it had acquired Gluster, a leading provider of scale-out, open source storage solutions that extends the Red Hat solution portfolio with industry-leading capability for managing the storage of unstructured data. This acquisition brought together two companies with the same vision: to offer open source,... (more)

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Red Hat is pretty good at being Red Hat
RedMonk – September 21, 2017
So it turns out Red Hat is pretty good at being Red Hat. By that I mean Red Hat sticks to the knitting, carries water and chops wood, and generally just does a good job of packaging open source technology for enterprise adoption. It’s fashionable these days to decry open source – “it’s not a business”. Maybe not for you, but for Red Hat it sure is.
8 speed bumps that may slow down the microservices and container express
ZDnet – September 4, 2017
Containers and microservices are paving the way to DevOps. However, as with any promising technology approach, they require management care and feeding.
Open source helps Schiphol fly to multi-clouds
ComputerWeekly – August 31, 2017
Amsterdam airport Schiphol is utilising open source software to create and use a multi-cloud platform with an open API.
What makes an open source project succeed?
JAXenter – August 29, 2017
What makes an open source project succeed? We all use open source projects in our daily lives, but not all projects are successful. Sometimes, they are just lonely github pages for one developer toiling away at their computer. Open source seems like it should be antithetical to corporate or institutional support.
How to Ensure a Successful OpenStack Deployment
InformationWeek – August 17, 2017
This year, OpenStack has seen an increase in adoption across businesses of all sizes, not just in the enterprise. Regardless of organization size, deployments continue to grow. According to 451 Research and the OpenStack Foundation, 72% of OpenStack deployments are now between 1,000 and 10,000 cores in size, and happening in companies with under 10,000 employees. But as architects and IT teams are tasked with designing and deploying OpenStack clouds of this scale, they face many challenges that can negatively impact the results of a deployment.
Top 5 container mistakes that cause security problems
CSO – August 14, 2017
While working independently is an important skill, your containers also have to be able to play well with others. Here are five of what Kristen Newcomer, security strategist at Red Hat, calls the biggest container mistakes to avoid, particularly when playing in your own sandbox.

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