In December 2012 Red Hat announced its participation in a three-year European Union initiative to create a Large-scale Elastic Architecture for Data-as-a-Service (LEADS). Those three years have come to an end, so what did we learn? Well, the major take home from this is that LEADS can work in principle and it has the potential to alter how companies work with distributed datacenters.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform-powered private cloud enables cancer, cardiovascular, and rare disease research in the UK
EMedLab is a collaboration between seven leading bioinformatics research and academic institutions in the U.K. focused on studying cancer, cardiovasular, and other rare diseases to better understand how genetics may influence a person's predisposition to and potential treatment responses for the disease.
Scientific HPC projects such as this can be quite data intensive. Jacky Pallas, director of Research Platforms at University College London, part of the eMedLabs partnership, commented on the challenge they faced:
Communities flourish in technical advancements that benefit so many. Communities also sadly grieve together over the abrupt passing of a truly inspired friend and leader. With heavy hearts, the Red Hat team extends sincere condolences to the family of Ian Murdock and broader open source community that he so profoundly inspired.
What a year 2015 has been. And, as we begin to turn the page to 2016, I’m excited and energized by the opportunities that our Red Hat community has ahead of us.
Red Hat is proud to announce that Radovan Musil, senior director, Software Engineering for Red Hat in the Czech Republic, has been honoured as one of the country's most influential figures in IT in Computerworld’s prestigious annual Top 30 IT Personalities. The list highlights key influencers who Computerworld believes significantly enrich the region’s IT industry.
Red Hat was recently recognized at the Reseller Middle East’s annual Hot 50 Awards, winning the 2015 Best Partner Enablement Initiatives award. The fourth annual awards, hosted by Reseller Middle East magazine, recognised 50 companies across the channel ecosystem in the Middle East for leadership.
Reseller Middle East selected Red Hat for its leadership and commitment to enhancing customer experience and partner support. Recent partner initiatives which Red Hat has undertaken in the Middle East include:
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2016 Red Hat Summit call for papers
Prior to Dec. 22, 2000, IT security was viewed as almost a customized process, particularly in the public sector. When a particular government agency or branch wanted a secure IT platform for classified computing, they often had to request a “trusted” variant of an existing UNIX operating system, like Trusted Solaris or Trusted IRIX. This was an incredibly expensive endeavor for vendors, who had to allocate significant technical and engineering resources to the task, with these costs ultimately passed onto the small number of customers needing this functionality.
We're pleased to announce the launch of Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite 6.2 and Red Hat JBoss BRMS 6.2, our business process management (BPM) and business rules management platforms. These updates introduce a number of feature enhancements and new capabilities designed to infuse greater speed, quality, and control into the day-to-day creation and management of business rules and processes.