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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.
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Red Hat Unveils Next-Generation Process Automation Offering
Red Hat announced the launch of Red Hat Process Automation Manager 7, a comprehensive, cloud-native platform for developing business automation services and process-centric applications across hybrid cloud environments. Process Automation Manager is the next generation of Red Hat's business process management (BPM) offering, Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite, and enables organizations to streamline, automate, measure and continuously improve business operations.
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SDX Central - Cowen Says Red Hat, Microsoft Will Be Winners in Containers, VMware Not So Much
Cowen and Company predicts that Red Hat and Microsoft will be winners when it comes to growth in enterprise container adoption, while VMware could face some challenges long term. "We continue to view Red Hat, which put containers at the core of its stack several years ago, as the best positioned to take advantage of growing container adoption," said Gregg Moskowitz, managing director and senior research analyst at Cowen.
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Red Hat Blog - The GPL cooperation commitment and Red Hat projects
As of June 18, 2018, all new Red Hat-initiated open source projects that opt to use GPLv2 or LGPLv2.1 will be expected to supplement the license with the cure commitment language of GPLv3. The cure language will live in a file in the project source tree and will function as an additional permission extended to users from the start.
The Enteprisers Project - Disrupt or be disrupted: 3 trends enabling next-level IT agility
For years, companies have been talking about the need to move faster - but only some companies are actually accelerating. What's their secret? In this article on The Enterprisers Project, Red Hat CTO Chris Wright breaks down the three trends fueling next-level agility: Cloud, Microservices, and Containers. He explores how IT shops can tap into these trends - and what changes they can expect in the near future.
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IDC Infobrief: The business value of Red Hat Certification
Is hiring, onboarding and retaining qualified staff having an impact on your customer's ability to scale? IDC's analysis shows that companies that have Red Hat certified IT staff achieve a three-year return on investment of 403%, thanks to significant IT team productivity gains and improved operational efficiencies. Professionals certified by Red Hat manage more servers, resolve problems faster, and experience less downtime.
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