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.


IN THE NEWS:

Red Hat Improves IT Flexibility and Reduces Complexity with Linux Containers in Latest Version of Production-Ready OpenStack Platform

With many service providers looking to transform their networks and evolve their business, Red Hat strongly believes that open source and cloud technologies have the potential to be the catalyst for the telecommunications industry transformation.


IN THE NEWS:

Red Hat Ceph Storage 3 Broadens Reach for Enterprise Workloads

Red Hat Ceph Storage 3 builds on Red Hat’s years of leadership in object storage, enables more robust and better performance at scale, and introduces the ability to deploy storage in containers for greater cost-savings and operational efficiencies.


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Red Hat Blog - Red Hat releases 2017 Open Source Culture Survey results

As the conversation surrounding open source culture - including increased collaboration, transparency, and meritocracy - increases, we wanted to find out how many of our customers believe organizational change is important and what they are doing about it. The Red Hat 2017 Open Source Culture Survey revealed several key findings on changing mindsets and priorities when it comes to how survey respondents’ organizations operate.


RECOMMENDED READING:

Orange and Red Hat Join Forces to Spearhead Network Virtualization Innovation

Orange is collaborating with Red Hat as part of a joint engineering program to deliver additional features supporting NFV into OpenStack and other open source communities. The intent of the program is to better address the specific needs of communications service providers and their networks when developing technologies.


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Red Hat Blog - Red Hat and Juniper Networks collaborate to drive distributed and scalable clouds

To meet growing customer expectations for faster, simpler and safer deployment and operations of distributed and scalable clouds, we are excited that Juniper Networks has expanded its collaboration with Red Hat to offer Contrail Cloud. The release of Contrail Cloud offers service providers an opportunity to deliver solutions from Juniper on a proven and trusted platform supported by Red Hat.