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.
2021 Global Tech Outlook: A Red Hat Report
Each year, Red Hat surveys IT leaders and decision makers to learn about their digital transformations, and what their technology goals and priorities are for the coming year. This year, we added some questions about how the global pandemic is affecting technology planning for 2021.
IN THE NEWS:
BuiltIn: Legacy Tech is Waking Up to Cloud Native
ECutting-edge IT infrastructures aren’t just for nimble startups anymore. At this year’s Kubernetes Conference, Cloud Native Computing Foundation community members including Red Hat, NetApp and Rancher debuted solutions that will help organizations that aren’t cloud native make a new and difficult type of digital transformation: from legacy architectures to containers and microservices.
CHECK IT OUT:
Open Source Stories: How to Start a Robot Revolution
Our full 5-part Open Source Stories documentary on ROS (aka the Robot Operating System) is here. See the full story of how ROS was born and how it ignited a worldwide robotic revolution.
LISTEN TO THE PODCAST:
Command Line Heroes Season 6, Episode 4
Successful inventions often shape industries beyond those they initially intended. Dr. Marc Hannah built an invention with far bigger effects than anyone could have imagined—like bringing dinosaurs to life, building liquid robots, and letting the Titanic set sail one more time.
Datanami: When it Comes to Data Transfer, 5G is Just the Beginning
If ever there was a technology tailor made for the world we currently live in, it’s 5G. Everything we do seems based on the need for speed and connectivity. High bandwidth and low latency enables hospital employees working in remote ICUs to communicate with, and quickly send information back to, their main campuses.
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