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Red Hat Reports Second Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2018

  • September 25, 2017
Second quarter total revenue of $723 million, up 21% year-over-year, or 20% in constant currency Second quarter Application Development-related and other emerging technology subscription revenue of $150 million, up 44% year-over-year, or 43% in constant currency Quarter-end deferred revenue balance of $2.05 billion, up 22% year-over-year Second quarter operating cash flow of $143 million, up 48% year-over-year and year-to-date operating cash flow of $401 million, up 22% year-over-year Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced... (more)

Red Hat Announces Broad Expansion to Open Source Patent Promise

  • September 21, 2017
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced a significant revision of its Patent Promise. That promise, originating in 2002, was based on Red Hat’s intention not to enforce its patents against free and open source software. The new version significantly expands and extends Red Hat’s promise, helping to protect open innovation. In its original Patent Promise, Red Hat explained that its patent portfolio was intended to discourage patent aggression against free and open source software. The expanded version published today reaffirms this... (more)

Nominations open for 2018 Red Hat Innovation Awards

  • September 11, 2017
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2018 Red Hat Innovation Awards. Since 2007, the Red Hat Innovation Awards have recognized Red Hat's global customers for the transformative projects and outstanding results they have experienced with Red Hat's open source solutions. Open source has helped transform technology and the Red Hat Innovation Awards showcase its transformative impact in organizations around the world. Nominations should showcase successful open source IT implementation and... (more)

SIX Selects Red Hat to Help Modernise Its IT Infrastructure and Innovate Faster

  • September 11, 2017
Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Swiss financial services provider SIX has deployed Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the primary operating system supporting its IT infrastructure modernisation. Key to its modernisation programme is its DevOps strategy, which will be supported by Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform and Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform.

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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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