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 Enterprise Linux 7.6 Beta now available
The hybrid cloud requires a consistent foundation and today, we are pleased to refine and innovate that foundation with the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 beta. To better enable enterprise-class hybrid clouds while still supporting traditional IT scenarios, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 beta adds new and enhanced capabilities emphasizing innovations in security and compliance features, management and automation, and Linux containers.
IN THE NEWS:
Red Hat Blog - Introducing Red Hat infrastructure migration solution: An enterprise-grade remedy designed for proprietary virtualization silo ills
For many organizations, legacy virtualization solutions can stifle innovation and IT advancement, which can limit the path to hybrid cloud infrastructure, where workloads and resources span physical, virtual and cloud-based environments. To help combat this, Red Hat is introducing an offering designed to help organizations accelerate transformation by more safely migrating and managing workloads to an open source infrastructure platform.
IN THE NEWS:InfoQ - How the Boston Children's Hospital Is Innovating on Top of an Open Cloud
With the seemingly endless popularity of open source software and the often higher operational cost and inflexibility of proprietary cloud contracts, hybrid and open cloud models are arising as a promising and innovative alternative to giants like Amazon Web Services. In this article we dive into a compelling end-to-end use case of how the radiology department at Boston Children's Hospital is leveraging Red Hat open source, container-based technologies and the Mass Open Cloud to improve patient outcomes with more rapid diagnosis and data processing.
Red Hat Blog - Ready to adapt: Providing applications and services worldwide easily and quickly
The automobile industry is undergoing the biggest transformation in its 100-plus year history—and automotive trade is changing just as dramatically. Porsche Informatik's answer to the digital transformation of a worldwide automotive trade network is agility by design: More and more requirements for new applications are being developed in increasingly shorter periods of time, and these developments have to be market-ready faster than ever.
Red Hat Blog - The Open Brand Project - The helpful guy in the red hat
A big part of the Red Hat Open Brand Project (a collaborative effort to evolve our corporate logo and brand system) has been looking back at our past and examining our roots. It is important that we imbue the new symbol with as much shared meaning from our history and culture as possible. To represent ourselves, we have to understand our origins. And the origin story of our company name bears repeating.
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