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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.


APIS IT Modernizes Legacy Applications and Projects with Red Hat OpenShift

APIS IT, a Croatian IT solutions provider for public administration bodies, modernized its business by migrating legacy systems to a single, standardized environment built on Red Hat OpenShift. With this modernization and the adoption of a collaborative DevOps approach, APIS IT can work more efficiently and consistently to develop and deploy new services in compliance with European Union regulations.




InfoWorld - 2022: The year of software supply chain security

Red Hat's Scott McCarty shares his views of why strengthening the software supply chain must be priority No. 1 in the new year and suggests three practices that he predicts will rise in importance in 2022 as organizations work to strengthen their defenses against software supply chain attacks.




Intelligent CIO - Argentine Ministry of Health builds national digital data network with Red Hat

To improve patient experiences with universal healthcare, the Argentine Ministry of Health decided to build a national digital health network that would allow care centers to more securely access patient data through standardized integration among providers. To establish a flexible yet stable IT infrastructure based on microservices technology, the Argentine Ministry of Health adopted Red Hat container, integration and automation solutions. Combined with modern development approaches like DevOps that support collaborative, efficient work, the new infrastructure offers the scale and agility to support sharing of medical data for millions of patients across 24 provinces.



OMG! Ubuntu! - My Top 5 Linux Distro Releases of 2021

Cited as a standout release for 2021, Fedora 35 is lauded as a Linux distribution that does not rest on its laurels, but—at the hands of Red Hat developers and the Fedora Linux community—makes sure each update pushes forward by leveraging the latest open source technologies. See what makes Fedora 35 a top choice for users who want to ride the crest of the open source wave near the front.



The New Stack - 5 Cloud Native Trends to Watch out for in 2022

During the last couple of years, the industry has witnessed an exponential rise in the adoption of cloud-native technologies. Not only is Kubernetes the preferred platform for running workloads at the edge, it has also transformed into a hybrid computing platform enabling public cloud providers to run their managed services in clusters deployed in on-prem environments. See why technologies like Kubevirt, an open source project that enables Kubernetes to orchestrate virtual machines like containers, are expected to go mainstream in 2022.


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