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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.


GOOD READ:

Red Hat Blog - 10 reasons not to attend Red Hat Summit

Red Hat Summit 2019 is just a few months away, and we talk a lot about reasons that you might want to attend. But, in the interests of balance, we have also compiled a few reasons you might not want to attend Summit. After all, somebody has to stay home and mind the cats.


CUSTOMER SUCCESS:

Red Hat Supports Rakuten Mobile Network's End-to-End Cloud-Native Mobile Network with Open Source Technologies

Rakuten Mobile Network, Inc. plans to launch its new mobile network in October 2019. The fully virtualized, end-to-end cloud-native network will allow Rakuten Mobile Network to more agilely respond to customer needs and provide differentiated offerings from legacy mobile vendors, as well as better prepare the carrier to meet the forthcoming demands of 5G technologies.


IN THE NEWS:

Red Hat Launches New Certification Program to Support the Future of Telecommunications Innovations

The Red Hat Certified Architect Program in Telco Cloud focuses on the skills that telecommunications engineers need to build network functions virtualization (NFV) clouds, critical technologies that can help drive advanced services like 5G.


CHECK IT OUT:

thefutureorganization.com - A Look At Red Hat's Culture: How They Use Open Leadership, Creating Meaning At Work, Dealing With Change, & Much More

Red Hat has been studying, implementing, and experimenting with a concept called open leadership and it has drastically changed how the company operates. They found that traditional, top down, hierarchical leadership did not work for their company and they knew they had to try something different.


NEW ON THE BLOG:

Open Outlook: Emerging Technologies

If you look at Red Hat's product portfolio, you'll find one thing in common across the board – everything we ship today was once an immature technology you'd have been unwise to put into production. In some cases, it was even technology that may not have appeared to have production applications. The technologies we depend on today were once emerging technologies that weren't guaranteed to make it into production.



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