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 Defines a New Epicenter for Innovation with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9

RHEL 9 is the next evolution of the world's leading enterprise Linux platform, delivering a catalyst for partner and customer innovation without breaking existing IT investments. From new capabilities in Image Builder to a smoother DevOps experience, the first production release of RHEL built from CentOS Stream provides a standardized dynamic platform to span the entirety of the hybrid cloud.




Red Hat and General Motors Collaborate to Trailblaze the Future of Software-Defined Vehicles

Red Hat and GM have announced a collaboration to help advance software-defined vehicles at the edge. The companies expect to expand an ecosystem of innovation around the Red Hat In-Vehicle Operating System, which provides a functional-safety certified Linux operating system foundation intended for the ongoing evolution of GM’s Ultifi software platform.




Red Hat Introduces New Cross-Portfolio Edge Capabilities

New features and validated patterns across Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud technologies aimed at accelerating enterprise adoption of edge compute architectures through the Red Hat Edge initiative. The capabilities help customers and partners better adapt to edge computing by limiting complexity, speeding deployments, enhancing security capabilities and increasing confidence in managing systems consistently from the datacenter to the edge.



Forbes - Red Hat To Provide Linux Base For GM’s Ultifi Platform

When General Motors first announced its Ultifi vehicle software development platform, it revealed that it would be based on the open source Linux operating system, but provided few other details. Now, Red Hat will be officially providing its In-Vehicle Operating System to the automaker. Read more about the power of Linux and the potential of Ultifi.



Red Hat Summit 2022 Newsroom

All of this year's news from Red Hat Summit, available in one place. Check out Red Hat’s slate of announcements, including Red Hat’s evolving edge portfolio, new security capabilities, managed automation for Microsoft Azure, advancements in cloud services, and innovations with our partners and customers. In addition, read our blogs for more in-depth perspectives from our experts.


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