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.


Red Hat racks up industry accolades from Barron’s, Forbes, Fortune and Great Place to Work Institute

As we celebrate our 25th anniversary this year, these rankings are further indication that open source is a powerful force that can change the world. Since our inception, we’ve shown how defaulting to open can unlock potential and have established a leadership position in the world of open-sourced, community-driven innovation.


Blog Talk Radio - High Tech HR: Innovating + Expanding Opportunity at Red Hat

On the show, DeLisa shared her perspectives as an HR leader in a large, growing, technical company, and the major challenges and opportunities facing HR leaders today, and some of the ways DeLisa and her team at Red Hat are approaching these challenges.


CNBC - Red Hat CEO on earnings: 'I would encourage investors to look long term'

"We had a really great year last year, which creates tough comps. We said what we would do, we delivered that, we reaffirmed guidance for the year other than pulling down for currency, but I think there was a sense that we were going to really blow it out and, frankly, we just delivered what we said we'd deliver."


Red Hat Drives Mission-Critical Stability with Latest Update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

With Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.10, Red Hat demonstrates our commitment to stability and predictability through our extensive platform lifecycle. This provides organizations with greater confidence that their production platforms will remain supported and will receive the necessary stability and security updates to host mission-critical workloads.


CNBC - How a mosquito bite inspired a campaign to map every school in the world

"What we did with Red Hat was really look at different sources of data to get a really good understanding of what was happening on the ground, and where we should be focusing our very limited resources," explains Erica Kochi, co-founder of UNICEF's Innovation unit.

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