The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat® blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye.


IN THE NEWS:

Red Hat Launches OpenShift Service Mesh to Accelerate Adoption of Microservices and Cloud-Native Applications

This week, Red Hat announced the general availability of Red Hat OpenShift Service Mesh to connect, observe and simplify service-to-service communication of Kubernetes applications on Red Hat OpenShift 4.

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NEW ON THE BLOG:

How Red Hat delivers $7B in customer savings

This spring, Red Hat commissioned IDC to conduct a new study to analyze the contributions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux to the global business economy. While many of the findings were impressive, including immense opportunities for partners, we were especially excited to learn more about how our customers benefit from RHEL.

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NOMINATIONS OPEN:

Red Hat Innovation Awards open for nomination

Red Hat customers make inspiring improvements using open source technologies that affect their lines of business, organizations, industries, and even the global community every day. And Red Hat wants to hear these stories. Submit your nomination for the Red Hat Innovation Awards by September 13.

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CHECK IT OUT:

SDxCentral - Microsoft, Intel, and Red Hat Back Confidential Computing

At the Open Source Summit the Linux Foundation said it will form a new group called the Confidential Computing Consortium. Red Hat and a group of companies that reads like a who's who of cloud providers, chipmakers, telecom operators, and other tech giants are all committed to working on the project, which aims to accelerate the adoption of confidential computing.

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LISTEN TO THE PODCAST:

Command Line Heroes season 3, episode 5: The Infrastructure Effect: COBOL and Go

Languages used for IT infrastructure don't have expiration dates. COBOL's been around for 60 years - and isn't going anywhere anytime soon. We maintain billions of lines of classic code for mainframes. But we're also building new infrastructures for the cloud in languages like Go.

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