Log in / Register Account

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 its intent to acquire StackRox, a leader and innovator in container and Kubernetes-native security. By bringing StackRox’s powerful Kubernetes-native security capabilities to Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat will further its vision to deliver a single, holistic platform that enables users to build, deploy and securely run nearly any application across the entirety of the hybrid cloud.




How Red Hat is extending Kubernetes-native security across the open hybrid cloud with StackRox

Red Hat's senior vice president of Cloud Platforms Ashesh Badani discusses how Red Hat is extending Kubernetes-native security across the open hybrid cloud with the acquisition of StackRox. StackRox’s complementary capabilities will strengthen the layered approach to container and Kubernetes security Red Hat has been driving with our partners through OpenShift.




Thrive Global - Reinventing 1:1s in a time of disruption

Everyone’s life has been disrupted by COVID-19 and companies face new challenges in giving employees the flexibility and support they need while also meeting business goals. Red Hat's Chief People Officer DeLisa Alexander discusses how to create open communication between managers and employees, especially during 1:1 conversations.



Silicon Republic - How a DevOps culture can make the hybrid cloud work

Red Hat’s Martin Percival discusses how bringing a DevOps culture into organizations could alleviate the challenges of a hybrid cloud future.



JAXenter - Modernizing application development with serverless and Quarkus

Despite the increase in use, serverless architectures and technologies are still seen as requiring a big shift in the way applications are built and deployed. However, using a combination of the Kubernetes-native serverless platform, Knative, and Quarkus, Red Hat’s container-native approach to Java, can help simplify the modernization of application delivery.


About the author

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies.

Of interest

News to note—just for you