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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.


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Red Hat reports first quarter results for fiscal year 2020

 

"Our large deal momentum remained strong, as we doubled the number of deals over $5 million and saw 15% growth in the number of deals over $1 million from the year-ago quarter. Many of these deals contained emerging technologies, including an OpenStack deal for over $5 million and our largest ever storage and hyperconverged deal for over $15 million," said Eric Shander, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Red Hat.

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Seeking Alpha - IBM: What Red Hat Brings To The Table

 

Post-deal, IBM expects to be one of the top players in hybrid cloud computing, which is fast growing. To the extent IBM can leverage Red Hat's infrastructure, it could create more efficiency gains and cut deeper into quarterly operating expense costs. This could be IBM's best opportunity to move the needle going forward.

 

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Command Line Heroes: Season 3 is here

Command Line Heroes is back for Season 3. We're exploring the epic history of programming languages and how communities affect their development. We're talking Python, learning about JavaScript, and diving into Perl. And that's just our "Hello, World" for Season 3.

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WTOP - How Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 can help agencies accelerate innovation in the hybrid cloud

 

Control, confidence and the freedom to innovate are all qualities federal agencies need in order to keep up with the rapidly changing IT modernization landscape. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 can deliver all of that and more to help the government succeed in hybrid cloud environments.

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IDC Customer Spotlight: Cloud, open source, and the world's best bank

DBS is renowned for being the number one bank in Singapore and sets the pace for the financial services industry worldwide, showing how a bank should engage with customers, building teams of innovation, and growing highly skilled bankers for the future. In this IDC customer spotlight, DBS CIO David Gledhill explains how cloud and open source solutions from Red Hat are critical to the bank's technology transformation.

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