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.


Barrons - IBM Sales Surge. The Company’s Turnaround May Be Taking Hold.

IBM posted strong results Monday for its fourth quarter, with its best sales growth in more than a decade. The results suggest that CEO Arvind Krishna’s strategy for returning the legacy tech giant to growth is beginning to pay off.



CHECK IT OUT: - When to Use API Management and Service Mesh Together

When does it make sense to use both API management and service mesh together?




StateScoop - Adopting open source platforms to modernize citizen services

KPMG, Red Hat and the Tennessee Department of Human Services discuss how states can use open source platforms to engage with constituents more fully and to improve the digital services they deliver.



BU Today - BU and Red Hat Announce First Research Incubation Awards

For almost five years, Boston University and Red Hat have collaborated to drive innovative research and education in open-source technology. Now that partnership has announced the first recipients of the Red Hat Collaboratory Research Incubation Awards.



14 years old and changing the world: how Red Hat is supporting one girl’s mission to diversify coding

Diversity, equity and inclusion is a key commitment of Red Hat. We aim to reflect it in our people and also want to help improve representation and inclusivity in the tech industry for women, people of color, and other marginalized groups.


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