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 Blog - A private cloud is part of a hybrid cloud

Existing infrastructure was designed to cope with relatively predictable and slow-growing demand. But today, customers, partners, and employees are demanding new services, delivered faster, on an ever-greater diversity of devices. The Internet-of-Things ratchets workloads up another notch. Learn why a private cloud is part of a hybrid cloud in part 1 of the 4-part blog series by Gordon Haff.


Red Hat Adds Common Criteria Security Certification for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Common Criteria is an internationally recognized set of standards used by governments and commercial organizations to assess the security and assurance of technology products. OSPP 3.9 defines security requirements for operating systems deployed in security-sensitive or critical systems, such as national security, healthcare, public utilities, and telecommunications. The OSPP 3.9 certification adds to Red Hat Enterprise Linux’s security profile.


DZone - The State of Microservices Survey 2017 – Eight Trends You Need to Know

During the Fall of 2017, we conducted a microservices survey with our Red Hat Middleware and Red Hat OpenShift customers. There seems to be a strong emphasis in the market by technology vendors for positioning microservices as being only for new projects. However, our survey reveals that organizations are also using microservices to re-architect existing and legacy applications.


ASX modernizes IT platform to speed application delivery with Red Hat

ASX (the Australian Securities Exchange) is a leading financial market exchange and the first financial market open every day. Watch how ASX uses Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform to deliver greater stability and performance across mission-critical applications.


Red Hat releases JBoss EAP 7.1

As Red Hat's flagship middleware product, and the leading open source Java EE 7-compliant application server, JBoss EAP is used by organizations around the world to deploy and manage business-critical enterprise Java applications, whether on-premise or in virtual, private, public and hybrid clouds. Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP) 7.1, is designed to simplify and unify security configuration management and further reduce server maintenance time and effort.

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