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.
According to IDC, worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) spending is projected to surpass $1 trillion in 2020, with a forecast compound annual growth of over 14% over the next several years. With the development of IoT solutions rapidly accelerating, enterprises are actively investing in technology and tools that can develop, deploy and manage these IoT products and services.
We began 2018 with a series of important security disclosures affecting nearly all modern microprocessors. These leaks are not direct, like a traditional software exploit, but instead are through side-channels, or mechanisms by which internal processor state can be inferred by attackers.
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Increasingly, enterprises are focused on digital transformation (using digital technologies like Linux containers and Kubernetes) to help drive differentiated offerings and improve the customer experience. Out of this digital transformation, new workloads are emerging, like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and neural networks, which consume and analyze the vast reams of data created by the digital enterprise to drive innovation.
When organizations choose to invest in Red Hat Ansible Tower, they can achieve incredible efficiencies, saving them valuable time and money. In this Forrester Total Economic Impact report, one organization reveals the savings and efficiencies it gained after implementing Red Hat Ansible Tower.
Managing microservices is a critical issue since enterprises are increasingly built on them. Istio, an effort to manage micro-services across various systems in the cloud, has reached its 1.0 release courtesy of IBM, Google Cloud, Red Hat and others.