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Having trouble keeping up with all the news coming out of Red Hat Summit 2019? We have you covered. We will be adding news and announcements coming from Red Hat the entire week of Red Hat Summit right here as it’s released.
Announcements and news from Thursday, May 9
Red Hat Expands Alliance with NVIDIA to Accelerate and Scale AI/ML Workloads Across Hybrid Cloud Environments
Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced it has deepened its alliance with NVIDIA to accelerate the enterprise adoption of AI, machine learning and data analytics workloads in production environments, and is launching an early access program for prospective customers. By combining Red Hat’s leading enterprise open source software solutions with NVIDIA’s innovative GPU hardware, CUDA-X acceleration libraries, and NGC container registry, the companies are demonstrating new capabilities for running GPU-accelerated workloads across the hybrid cloud. The NGC container registry provides a rich catalog of GPU-accelerated AI/ML and data analytics containers that can run on a foundation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform with supported NVIDIA GPUs on-premise and in the cloud.
Emirates NBD Transforms its Digital Banking with Red Hat-Based Cloud, Winning 2019 Red Hat Innovation Award
Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Emirates NBD, a leading banking group in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has built a distributed private cloud platform with Red Hat’s hybrid cloud and application programming interface (API) technologies as part of its digital transformation strategy. Its platform provides a common foundation and access to cloud-native services for internal teams, improving integration, collaboration and speed of development. The Red Hat-based cloud helps enable Emirates NBD to better keep pace with its competition, to make banking more available, and to more dynamically offer modern, personalized services to customers. Emirates NBD received recognition for its innovative cloud platform as a winner in the 2019 Red Hat Innovation Awards, which recognize creative thinking, problem-solving and innovative uses of Red Hat technology.
Red Hat and VMware Announce VMware Reference Architecture for OpenShift
As the pioneer in open hybrid cloud, Red Hat has seen the market shift in focus from just modernizing IT to truly creating digital transformation across every industry. As companies create hybrid cloud architectures, it’s important for them to consider several important factors...
Announcements and news from Wednesday, May 8
Red Hat Redefines Enterprise Kubernetes Through Full Stack Automation with Red Hat OpenShift 4
Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today introduced Red Hat OpenShift 4, the next generation of its trusted enterprise Kubernetes platform, reengineered to address the complex realities of container orchestration in production systems. OpenShift 4 is designed to deliver a cloud-like experience across the hybrid cloud by driving automated updates across Kubernetes deployments everywhere. Paired with enhanced developer flexibility and backed by Kubernetes Operators, this helps to lay a more secure and consistent foundation for modern and emerging cloud-native workloads. More than 1,000 organizations across industries and around the world, including ANZ Bank, Banco Santander, Cathay Pacific, Copel Telecom, GE, Lufthansa Technik, Macquarie Bank, Miles and More GmbH, Paychex, Porsche Informatik, Sabre, Swisscom AG, Via Varejo, and X by Orange, and this year’s Red Hat Innovation Awards winners BP, Deutsche Bank, Emirates NBD, HCA Healthcare, and Kohl’s use OpenShift to accelerate application development and delivery.
More Than 1,000 Enterprises Across the Globe Adopt Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform to Power Business Applications
Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that more than 1,000 customers are using Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, solidifying Red Hat as a hybrid cloud and enterprise Kubernetes leader. This milestone comes as Red Hat announces the availability of Red Hat OpenShift 4, the next generation of its trusted enterprise Kubernetes platform, to deliver cloud-like simplicity with full-stack automated operations across the hybrid cloud.
New Kubernetes OperatorHub for Red Hat OpenShift to enable hybrid cloud flexibility for enterprises
Today, Red Hat announces Red Hat OpenShift 4, the industry’s most comprehensive enterprise Kubernetes platform. With this, we celebrate a new capability to further enable the flexibility of hybrid cloud on any infrastructure: OperatorHub embedded for Red Hat OpenShift. We are also introducing Red Hat OpenShift Operator Certification to deliver to customers a trusted ecosystem of enterprise applications with consistent packaging, deployment and lifecycle management across all OpenShift footprints.
Announcements and news from Tuesday, May 7
Red Hat and Microsoft Fuel Hybrid Cloud Development with Azure Red Hat OpenShift
Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, and Microsoft today announced the general availability of Azure Red Hat OpenShift, which brings a jointly-managed enterprise-grade Kubernetes solution to a leading public cloud, Microsoft Azure. Azure Red Hat OpenShift provides a powerful on-ramp to hybrid cloud computing, enabling IT organizations to use Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform in their datacenters and more seamlessly extend these workloads to use the power and scale of Azure services. The availability of Azure Red Hat OpenShift marks the first jointly managed OpenShift offering in the public cloud.
Red Hat Insights adds support for Microsoft SQL Server for Linux
Microsoft SQL Server has been offered for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) since September 2017. During this time, we have worked to improve the overall experience for administrators of Microsoft SQL Server on RHEL. One way that we are working to improve the manageability of SQL Server on RHEL is by employing the predictive analytics capabilities of Red Hat Insights.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Powering digital transformation with SAP solutions
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 will provide the basis for Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions. Through additional testing, Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions adds additional value specifically for heterogeneous SAP environments, providing a smoother path for enterprises to merge, integrate or manage diverse SAP workloads and technologies.
Red Hat Opens the Linux Experience to Every Enterprise, Every Cloud and Every Workload with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, the operating system designed to span the breadth of deployments across enterprise IT. For any workload running on any environment, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 delivers one enterprise Linux experience to meet the unique technology needs of evolving enterprises. From deploying new Linux workloads into production to launching digital transformation strategies, the next-generation enterprise is built on top of the world’s most innovative operating system.
Red Hat Amplifies Enterprise Linux Across the Hybrid Cloud with the IT Industry’s Largest Commercial Open Source Software Ecosystem
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that the IT industry’s largest commercial open source ecosystem backs Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, the latest version of the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform. Built to support any application, any environment, anywhere, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 continues Red Hat’s commitment to driving value throughout the entire enterprise technology stack with the backing of many IT leaders.
New Research Expects Red Hat Enterprise Linux to Impact $10 Trillion of Global Business Revenues, Employ 900,000 IT Professionals in 2019
Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced new research from IDC that examines the contributions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux to the global economy. According to the IDC study, commissioned by Red Hat, software and applications running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux are expected to contribute to more than $10 trillion worth of global business revenues in 2019, powering roughly 5% of the worldwide economy as a cross-industry technology foundation.
Introducing the Red Hat Universal Base Image
Running RHEL container images on RHEL container hosts offers compatibility and portability between environments, not to mention familiarity. There was one problem. You couldn’t easily share it with others, even if they were a Red Hat Enterprise Linux customer or partner. But now, that’s changed.
With the release of the Red Hat Universal Base Image (UBI), you can now take advantage of the greater reliability, security, and performance of official Red Hat container images where OCI-compliant Linux containers run - whether you’re a customer or not.
Announcing the 2019 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year
Each year at Red Hat Summit, we recognize Red Hat Certified Professionals who demonstrate ingenuity, hard work and expertise by making a difference in their organizations. We’re proud to announce that Jason Hiatt, lead infrastructure developer at OneMain Financial, has been named the 2019 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year.
Bringing Management-as-a-Service to the enterprise
Red Hat Smart Management is an additional set of capabilities available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux with Insights. Red Hat Insights is now built-in with Red Hat Enterprise Linux for automated, proactive guidance and Red Hat Smart Management extends those capabilities even further to enable Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments to be more optimally managed wherever they are deployed. Red Hat Smart Management combines Red Hat Satellite for on-premises systems management and new cloud management services for distributed Red Hat Enterprise Linux deployments.
Announcements and news from Monday, May 6
Red Hat Forges an Open Pathway to Digital Transformation for CorpFlex
May 6, 2019
Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that CorpFlex, a managed service provider in Brazil, successfully used the Red Hat infrastructure migration solution to reduce the complexity of its IT infrastructure and lower costs by 87% through its savings on licensing fees. Delivered as a set of integrated technologies and services, including Red Hat Virtualization and Red Hat CloudForms, the Red Hat infrastructure migration solution has provided CorpFlex with the framework for a complete hybrid cloud solution while helping the business improve its bottom line.
Red Hat collaborates with Microsoft on KEDA to enable Azure Functions in OpenShift
May 6, 2019
Today at Microsoft Build, Microsoft introduced KEDA, a new open source project aimed at providing an event-driven scale capability for any container workload. Red Hat is contributing to KEDA (Kubernetes-based event-driven autoscaling), both via the upstream project and bringing its utility to customers using enterprise Kubernetes and containers with Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. Using KEDA, we enabled Azure Functions on top of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform in Developer Preview designed to behave the same way it does when running on Azure as a managed service, but now running anywhere OpenShift runs, which means on the hybrid cloud and on-premises.
Announcing the winners of the 13th annual Red Hat Innovation Awards
May 6, 2019
To kick off Red Hat Summit 2019, we’re proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Red Hat Innovation Awards. Now in its 13th year, the Red Hat Innovation Awards recognize the technological achievements of Red Hat customers around the world who demonstrate creative thinking, determined problem-solving and transformative uses of Red Hat technology.
This year's winners—BP, Deutsche Bank, Emirates NBD, HCA Healthcare and Kohl's—will be honored on the main stage this week at Red Hat Summit 2019 in Boston.
Announcing the winners of the 2019 Women in Open Source Awards
May 6, 2019
As we kick off Red Hat Summit 2019, we’re proud to announce this year’s winners of the Women In Open Source Awards: Limor Fried and Saloni Garg. Their contributions are innovative examples of how open source is being used to make a difference in people’s lives and is well positioned to inspire future generations.
Deutsche Bank Activates Digital Transformation with Red Hat
May 6, 2019
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Deutsche Bank, Germany’s largest bank, is powering its Fabric application platform with open hybrid cloud technologies from Red Hat. Fabric is a key component of Deutsche Bank's digital transformation strategy and serves as an automated, self-service hybrid cloud platform that enables application teams to develop, deliver and scale applications faster and more efficiently.
Lockheed Martin Taps Red Hat to Accelerate F-22 Raptor Upgrades
May 6, 2019
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) worked with Red Hat to modernize the application development process used to bring new capabilities to the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of F-22 Raptor fighter jets.
How open tools are changing the future of farming
May 6, 2019
"Farming for the Future"—the latest documentary in the Open Source Stories series from Red Hat—explores how open tools can help the agriculture system tackle future challenges. Premiering at Red Hat Summit 2019 in Boston, the film explains how educators are putting open tools in the hands of the people who will meet those challenges.
Recognizing the 2019 Red Hat Innovation Awards honorable mentions
May 6, 2019
Earlier today we announced the winners of the 2019 Red Hat Innovation Awards; however, that’s just part of the story. Now in its 13th year, the Red Hat Innovation Awards is designed to recognize the technological achievements of Red Hat customers around the world. Creative thinking, determined problem-solving and transformative uses of Red Hat technology are evident not just in our winners but throughout the entire pool of award nominees.
Stay tuned for more exciting news from Red Hat Summit 2019 throughout the week!