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.
Wall Street Journal - Companies Extend Cloud to the Edge
Companies worldwide are on pace to spend $240.6 billion on edge computing through 2024, according to a recent tech industry forecast. Paul Cormier explains how Red Hat's edge platform is designed to operate across multiple cloud services to fuel the next wave of innovation, and how customers from manufacturing to retail to transportation industries are accelerating edge capabilities with Red Hat.
Fast Company - World Changing Ideas Awards 2021: Finalists and Honorable Mentions
Red Hat Open Innovation Labs has been recognized in Fast Company's list of World Changing Ideas, which honors companies and initiatives that are pursuing innovation for the good of society and the planet. Red Hat Open Innovation Labs was honorably mentioned for the way it works with organizations like the World Health Organization and Unicef to achieve customers’ greatest potential.
IN THE NEWS:
Red Hat Makes DevOps a Reality with OpenShift GitOps and OpenShift Pipelines
Red Hat announced the general availability of OpenShift GitOps and OpenShift Pipelines as new features of Red Hat OpenShift. These capabilities help organizations to further reduce friction between development and operations teams by streamlining application development and deployment across the hybrid cloud.
Red Hat and IBM Research Launch the Konveyor Project
To help drive Kubernetes adoption, Red Hat and IBM Research have created Konveyor, an open source project aimed at helping modernize and migrate applications for open hybrid cloud by building tools, identifying patterns and providing advice on how to bring cloud-native transformation across IT.
CHECK IT OUT:
SDxCentral - Red Hat Opens Up StackRox Community
Red Hat introduces the StackRox community, the upstream project that will work to open source and manage the code that powers Red Hat Advanced Cluster Security for Kubernetes. Wei Lien Dang, former co-founder and CSO of StackRox and current senior director of product marketing for Cloud Platforms at Red Hat, explains the path forward to a a fully open source, Kubernetes-native security platform.
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