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.
IN THE NEWS:
Red Hat among vendors that lead the pack: Forrester New Wave for enterprise container platform software
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform has been named among vendors that "lead the pack" in The Forrester New WaveTM: Enterprise Container Platform Software Suites, Q4 2018 report. Red Hat customers that Forrester surveyed call out "[Red Hat's] ability to help them accelerate cloud-native application development and their pace of innovation."
CHECK IT OUT:
Nominations open for the 2019 Women in Open Source Award
Red Hat created this award five years ago in hopes of shining a light on the contributions women make to open source. Each year brings more talented women to the forefront, encouraging the next generation to join the movement. Winners are selected in two categories: Academic and Community. Spread the word and nominate someone by November 12.
IN THE NEWS:
CRN - Red Hat Relying On Its Channel To Attack The Midmarket
At last week's Red Hat North America Partner Conference, Red Hat leaders emphasized to the company's channel that the midmarket—the fastest growing segment of Red Hat's business—was entirely theirs to win for the company. Red Hat does more than 70 percent of its business through the channel. But just about all the emerging opportunities with smaller customers are generated by partners.
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Red Hat Satellite 6.4 is now generally available
Red Hat is pleased to announce the general availability of Red Hat Satellite 6.4. The latest release focuses on enhancements in the Satellite user interface and improved integrations with Ansible Automation.
This is the age of agile integration. But what is it, and why do you need it?
It's time to think about enterprise agility in a larger sense—that is, as a strategy for businesses to become more flexible by having an on-demand approach to unify components across all software systems in order to quickly execute changes as needed. Agile integration is the very heart of the enterprise architecture, serving as the platform for elastic scalability across decentralized services.
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