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.


Explore flexible training offerings with Red Hat

When it comes to training IT staff, one size does not fit all. Red Hat Training and Certification offers organizations a variety of approaches to training that will help develop the expertise your organization needs. Whether you are seeking remote or in-person training on the Red Hat product portfolio, there are several opportunities to tailor our content so that it is relevant to your operations and goals.




Security Detail: The S in IoT stands for security

Can an IoT coffee maker leak company secrets? Where do you put the 'S' in 'IoT'? Join Alison Naylor, Senior Manager for Information Security at Red Hat, as she discusses the importance of securing IoT devices and how to proceed with caution in the latest episode of Security Detail.




Axios Raleigh - Red Hat's new CEO eyes future growth in cars and edge computing

Raleigh-based Red Hat has tapped its head of products and technologies Matt Hicks as the new CEO of the open-source software company, replacing Paul Cormier, a longtime Red Hat veteran, who will move into the role of chairman. Red Hat, which IBM acquired for $34 billion in 2019, is one of the largest tech employers in the Triangle, growing from a small startup to a multi-billion dollar venture over the course of two decades. See why Hicks believes there's still plenty of room for Red Hat to grow — especially in emerging technologies like autonomous vehicles and edge computing.



Are Big Mistakes That Big Of A Deal?

Mistakes are part of growth. We fix the problem, learn to do better, and move on—but also to tell the story once the sting has passed. Last episode, we heard three stories of people blundering into trouble and coming out the other side a little bit wiser. This episode adds three more stories of mistakes being made—but the culprit isn’t always as clear.



Enterprise Storage Forum - Red Hat OpenShift Review

Red Hat OpenShift is an enterprise-ready commercial cloud development platform as a service (PaaS) that is helpful in developing cloud-enabled services. The family of containerization software products is built for an open hybrid cloud strategy and provides a consistent application platform to support and manage hybrid cloud, multicloud, and edge deployments. Read the full review to see why Enterprise Storage Forum believes that "Red Hat OpenShift can be a good option for any enterprise."


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