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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.


Red Hat Announces Intent to Reach Net-Zero Operational Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030

Red Hat has announced its ambition to achieve net-zero emissions by 2030. This operational net-zero goal follows a science-aligned pathway to limit global warming to 1.5-degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels, and includes scope 1 and 2 emissions, and scope 3 emissions associated with Red Hat’s electricity consumption in third-party colocation data centers. Red Hat has been through a rigorous exercise to develop an emissions accounting profile which establishes a baseline year of 2019.




SD Times - The perfect SRE doesn’t exist, but the right one might already be in your organization

There’s been an explosion of interest in SRE over the last 18 months and a lot of this has been from companies that are looking at scaling their DevOps or DevSecOps initiatives to look at the reliability concerns of their customers. Narayanan Raghavan, senior director of site reliability engineering at Red Hat, discusses the key functions and skills of SRE.




Security in 2023: 6 trends for IT leaders

From continued supply chain concerns to challenges related to edge and AI/ML adoption, here are the top security trends to watch in the coming year.



Meet the DevOps Dozen² 2022 Honorees

For the past eight years, the DevOps Dozen Awards have celebrated the most outstanding individuals and companies in the DevOps community and their remarkable contributions to the industry. Red Hat is proud to receive two awards this year: Best DevOps Repo/GitOps Tool/Service and Best Kubernetes Platform/Service.



Navigating 5G transformation: Key learnings from the Red Hat partner ecosystem

Business transformation continues to be top of mind for many in the telecommunications industry as the scope of 5G and the associated cloud infrastructure implications are pushing service providers and operators to rethink the way they deploy and support workloads using open source technologies. During Red Hat’s Open5G event, partners took the virtual stage alongside Red Hat and customers to share their unique experiences and perspectives in 5G. Here are a few key learnings from Red Hat partners.



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