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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Mobile World Live - Keynote – Red Hat President & CEO, Jim Whitehurst

Thanks to digital transformation, the speed of change and innovation is moving faster than ever. But how do you organize for innovation? Jim Whitehurst explained during a keynote at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. He shared insight into how organizations can best defend against disruption while keeping their innovative edge.


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Red Hat Blog - Organizing for innovation

Our innovative technology is an output of our culture—our people—who give us the ability to adapt and rebound in the wake of disruptive change. Our model of working across multiple open source communities has allowed us not just to survive, but enabled us to actually thrive as a new technology shift arrived.


IN THE NEWS:

New Red Hat Management Innovations Designed to Accelerate Customers’ Hybrid Cloud Automation Strategies

Deeper cross portfolio integration and the latest Red Hat Satellite and Red Hat CloudForms releases help foster more rapid cloud deployments and simplified day 2 operations. The integrations are aimed at enabling users to not only identify critical risks, but also create enterprise change plans and automatically generate Ansible playbooks to remediate those risks.


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Organizations Around the Globe Turn to Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform as Enterprise Kubernetes Platform of Choice

The combination of today’s threat environment with the constant demand for innovation is putting extreme stress on businesses of all sizes across every industry, from developer to CIO. This pressure to innovate continues to grow, which leaves organizations paralyzed when confronted with the need for security, risk management, and their compliance goals.


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Red Hat and Azul Collaborate for High Density In-Memory Data Storage

By providing Zing with JBoss Data Grid, Red Hat is extending support for persistent operation of Java instances that can manage up to eight terabytes of memory, designed to reduce the number of nodes needed in the cluster and simplify deployment and management.


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