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Red Hat Urges Supreme Court to Address Impediments to Innovation Posed By Patents On Software

  • February 26, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. – February 26, 2014 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced it has filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court. The brief, filed in the case of Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank, asks the Supreme Court to find that its existing cases prohibiting the patenting of abstract ideas apply to software patents. Such a decision would mean a major course correction in patent law and the invalidation of large numbers of software patents.

Red Hat Achieves Top Security Certification for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

  • October 29, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux KVM has been awarded the Common Criteria Certification at Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) 4+ – the highest level of assurance for an unmodified commercial operating system – for the Operating System Protection Profile (OSPP) including extended modules for Advanced Management, Advanced Audit, Labeled Security, and Virtualization for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 on Dell, HP, IBM and SGI hardware. The Common Criteria is an internationally recognized set of standards used by the federal government and other organizations to assess the security and assurance of technology... (more)

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Why Red Hat makes more money on Docker than Docker does
TechRepublic – December 23, 2016
Docker is sticking close to Red Hat's playbook, open sourcing its code. Not content to stop there, however, Docker has also been buying companies and open sourcing their code, too—just as Red Hat has done (Gluster, 3scale, etc.).
Insights on Red Hat, SUSE & Canonical; The Major Linux Companies
The FOSS Post – January 11, 2017
Open source software were always promisable. Thanks for the collaboration, opportunities and infrastructure that it provides to both end users and enterprises. Linux is an amazing example for a successful open source code which shapes future.
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.4 Improves Storage
eWeek – January 18, 2017
New release of Red Hat's enterprise-grade container platform is based on the recent Kubernetes 1.4 milestone, adding new dynamic storage capabilities and an enhanced dashboard.
Red Hat CEO Says Users Are Driving Business Software Innovation
Wall Street Journal – January 23, 2017
The center of innovation in business software has shifted toward users in the corporate world, according to Jim Whitehurst, CEO of open-source software pioneer Red Hat Inc.
The 20 Coolest Cloud Platform And Development Vendors Of The 2017 Cloud 100
CRN – February 1, 2017
Businesses discovering the emerging competitive landscape requires them to build and deploy software rapidly are increasingly turning to Platform-as-a-Service solutions to power their digital transformations.
Blockchain: The Invisible Technology That's Changing the World
PCMag India – February 6, 2017
Blockchain isn't a household buzzword, like the cloud or the Internet of Things. It's not an in-your-face innovation you can see and touch as easily as a smartphone or a package from Amazon.

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