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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.
Containers are Linux. Products run the enterprise. So why are we swimming in a sea of Kubernetes project-based services?
Linux, today, remains at the core of open source software development. This is because all applications and computing need an operating system underneath. With the advent of Linux becoming so mainstream and freely available - and thus available to all developers, it’s become the center of technology adoption. Therefore, Linux is driving innovation in enterprise IT today.
Your old IT leadership playbook doesn’t cut it against digital disruption pressure from rivals and increasing demands from the CEO. CIOs helping to revamp businesses are rewriting traditional IT leadership principles. In a new Harvard Business Review Analytic Services report, “Transformation Masters: The New Rules of CIO Leadership,” you can learn the strategies they’re adopting.
RECOMMENDED READING:A Movement Builds as a Diverse Group of 14 Additional Leaders Seek Greater Predictability in Open Source Licensing
24 technology industry leaders join forces seeking greater predictability in open source licensing. The companies making the commitment now represent more than 39 percent of corporate contributions to the Linux kernel, including six of the top 10 contributors.
Latest Version of Red Hat Ansible Engine Enables New Cloud, Network, and Windows Automation
When Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 combines with Red Hat Ansible Tower, Red Hat’s centralized control plane for managing and optimizing automated systems at enterprise scale, organizations can more easily extend automation across complex footprints. This includes hybrid and multicloud environments as well as diverse infrastructure, network, and application deployments.
Digital is here to stay. IDC predicts that by 2021, at least 60 percent of Asia Pacific’s (excluding Japan) gross domestic product will be digitalized, with growth in every industry driven by digitally-enhanced operations and relationships. By furnishing partners with open source knowledge and tools, partners will be better able to comprehensively plan to transform their business and innovate to better help customers accelerate their digital transformation, which can translate to more sustainable business success.
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