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Red Hat Receives Overall “Positive” Rating in Gartner’s 2018 Vendor Rating

  • February 19, 2018
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced Gartner, Inc., a leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, has given the company an overall “Positive” rating in its 2018 Vendor Rating report for the fourth consecutive time. From Red Hat’s perspective, the overall “Positive” rating reflects on the strength of Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud portfolio, container-based technologies and datacenter automation, as well as our ability to meet customers’ needs as they modernize IT systems with flexible and... (more)

Red Hat Reports Third Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2018

  • December 19, 2017
Third quarter total revenue of $748 million, up 22% year-over-year, or 20% in constant currency Third quarter Application Development-related and other emerging technology subscription revenue of $162 million, up 44% year-over-year, or 42% in constant currency Quarter-end deferred revenue balance of $2.11 billion, up 23% year-over-year Third quarter operating cash flow of $160 million, up 18% year-over-year and year-to-date operating cash flow of $561 million, up 21% year-over-year

ASX Upgrades its Technical Architecture to Improve Requirements for Business Productivity with JBoss Middleware

  • December 13, 2017
The Australian Securities Exchange is the first major global exchange market to report each day. Its public spotlight and mission critical applications, in addition to being highly regulated, means that any downtime brings with it major reputational risk. As such, ASX migrated from legacy systems to Red Hat JBoss EAP for greater stability, performance, flexibility, functionality and cost efficiency.

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8 IT automation mistakes to avoid
Enterprisers Project – February 8, 2018
With automation expanding inside IT–especially throughout the software development life cycle–we asked IT leaders and automation experts to help identify some of the key mistakes IT teams make as they automate an increasing number of processes. Pay attention to these issues up front to prevent them from hampering your own automation implementation.
Every company is becoming a technology company
Bloomberg – Februrary 6, 2018
The deal expands Red Hat's leadership in Kubernetes and containerization. If the next generation of software is going to be in a hybrid cloud world where part lives on premise in the datacenter and part in the public cloud, having a cloud-native fabric to deliver applications in a single way is going to be critical.
How I coined the term "open source"
Opensource.com – February 1, 2018
I am the originator of the term "open source software" and came up with it while executive director at Foresight Institute. This is my account of how I came up with it, how it was proposed, and the subsequent reactions. Of course, there are a number of accounts of the coining of the term, for example by Eric Raymond and Richard Stallman, yet this is mine, written on January 2, 2006. It has never been published, until today.
Who really contributes to open source?
ITWorld – February 7, 2018
Using the GitHub REST API to pull public profile information from all 2,060,011 GitHub users who were active in 2017 (“active” meaning 10 or more commits to public projects), Adobe developer Fil Maj was able to pull the total number of corporate contributors to GitHub, with results that might surprise you.
Open source is 20: How it changed programming and business forever
ZDnet – February 2, 2018
Every company in the world now uses open source software. And if you ever searched on Google, bought a book from Amazon, watched a movie on Netflix, or looked at your friend's vacation pictures on Facebook, you're an open source user. Open source has indeed become the model for practical software development. Besides Linux companies such as Canonical, Red Hat, and SUSE, technology businesses such as IBM and Oracle also adopted it. This, in turn, led to open source's commercial success.
Red Hat acquires CoreOS for $250 million in Kubernetes expansion
TechCrunch – January 30, 2018
The deal expands Red Hat's leadership in Kubernetes and containerization. If the next generation of software is going to be in a hybrid cloud world where part lives on premise in the datacenter and part in the public cloud, having a cloud-native fabric to deliver applications in a single way is going to be critical.

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