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 Storage strategy update

The Red Hat and IBM Storage businesses are coming together as a single group within IBM, combining the respective missions, teams and technologies to more fully harness our strengths to grow this business further and faster, accelerate innovation in cloud-native software-defined storage, drive new capabilities for IBM and Red Hat customers, and position IBM to compete as a leader in the Enterprise Storage System & Hybrid Cloud Storage Software market.




TechRepublic - An intimate but disconnected pairing, Red Hat on edge complexity

The edge, with all of its complexities, has become a fast-moving, forceful and demanding industry in its own right. Red Hat's edge team discussed why edge computing should be seen as an opportunity to extend the open hybrid cloud all the way to all the data sources and end users that populate our planet.




Security Detail: Understanding software supply chain threats

What security threats lurk in the software supply chain? Join David Mair, Senior Manager with the Product Security Supply Chain team at Red Hat, in the newest episode of Security Detail to hear how security vulnerabilities at each point of the software supply chain can jeopardize the integrity of your IT infrastructure and the data on it.



Computer Weekly - Red Hat CEO on OpenShift roadmap, competitive play

Red Hat CEO Matt Hicks recently spoke with Computer Weekly for a wide-ranging conversation about his vision for the company and product portfolio, the competitive landscape, and the opportunities ahead.



Telecompaper - NEC selects Red Hat OpenShift as preferred container platform for mission-critical applications

NEC was recently announced as a Red Hat Premier Business Partner and was the first certified partner to support Red Hat OpenShift in Japan, writes Telecompaper. Since then, NEC has emphasized helping customers to deploy and operate solutions on container applications, including Red Hat OpenShift. The two companies plan to deliver services using Red Hat OpenShift to support NEC offerings such as core DX, global 5G, digital finance and digital government to customers globally.


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