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.


The State of Enterprise Open Source report launched

Red Hat asked 950 IT leaders across the globe how they are using enterprise open source. See what we learned. The Red Hat-sponsored “State of Enterprise Open Source" report details how and why open source solutions are making their way into enterprises with such remarkable momentum. And it reveals some of the ways customers are turning to enterprise open source tools for modernizing their approaches to IT. The question is no longer whether enterprises should adopt open technologies. The question is when—and how.


Red Hat Extensions for Microsoft Visual Studio Code receive 3.8 million installs

To help address application development challenges while enabling freedom of choice, Red Hat has developed key extensions for Microsoft’s Visual Studio (VS) Code IDE, which was recently ranked the most popular development environment among respondents.


VentureBeat - IT’s future: Multicloud may soon become mix and match cloud

Mike Evans, vice president, Cloud Partner Strategy at Red Hat, recently shared in VentureBeat how he views IT's future, where multicloud may soon become mix and match cloud.


Developing distributed applications and services for tomorrow: a proof of concept

Software engineers in BMW's research department are investigating how new technologies will apply to in-vehicles services. In this post, two BMW researchers detail how they came to choose Red Hat’s OpenShift cloud computing Kubernetes application platform solution as a basis for deploying the EnMasse messaging services, as well as the OpenWhisk serverless framework.


Red Hat Summit 2019 session highlights: Financial Services

This year at Red Hat Summit, we are offering a variety of financial industry focused breakout sessions and labs to help navigate the impact that open source technologies could have on your firm, and help you understand your options when it comes to getting the most from your investments.


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