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Red Hat Global Tech Trends 2024: Security remains top priority while IT management funding priorities shift

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 08:00
Results from Red Hat's 10th Global Tech Trends survey are in, and, as in years past, we explore what the data reveals about where organizations are in their digital transformation initiatives, IT and non-IT funding priorities, and the state of cloud. We surveyed over 700 information technology (IT) leaders worldwide, across various industries and regions, to help us better understand new aspects of technology use and track trends. Here, we highlight key findings and trends from the report and how these results have changed over time.Security remains a top funding priorityIt is no surprise that

OpenShift Commons Gathering schedule for KubeCon EU 2024 announced

Tue, 02/13/2024 - 08:00
The next OpenShift Commons Gathering has been set for Paris, France, March 19, 2024. This event will take place on the first day of KubeCon EU, at the Gaumont Aquaboulevard theaters. This event brings together open source contributors, enterprise users and project leads to discuss how OpenShift and its ecosystem are evolving and helping users expand their compute capabilities worldwide.What is OpenShift Commons?Commons is a place for companies using OpenShift to accelerate their success and adoption. To do this we'll act as resources for each other, share best practices and provide a forum fo

Why the future of manufacturing will rely on open source

Tue, 02/06/2024 - 08:00
Edge computing and AI are driving an inevitable transformation in the industrial sector. Manufacturers are beginning to break down the barriers between IT and OT (the actual machinery of the factory) to make shop floors more efficient and innovative to keep pace in an increasingly competitive global market.At Red Hat, we’re focused on helping the manufacturing industry with this evolution in a few ways including: providing a consistent edge-enabled platform to simplify the complexity of deployment, maintenance and operations; delivering lower operating costs and accelerated time-to-market wi

Red Hat recognized as a Leader in G2’s Winter 2024 Reports

Mon, 01/15/2024 - 08:00
As we called out in our previous post on the TrustRadius Best Of 2023 Awards, customer feedback is a crucial piece of how Red Hat evolves and expands our work in enterprise IT, from the hybrid cloud to the edge and everything in between. We’re pleased to highlight that we’ve achieved another milestone with a peer review site partner, G2, which has recognized Red Hat as a leader for its Winter 2024 Reports! G2’s Winter 2024 Reports provide insights and market data based on user reviews and interactions on the platform, specifically highlighting top-performing products. The reports are hel

Red Hat CEO Matt Hicks talks about AI, open source and cloud

Mon, 01/15/2024 - 08:00
Matt Hicks has been a Red Hatter since 2006. In that time he’s seen the market for enterprise software evolve from one obsessed with complex closed source solutions, to one more focused on services, on-demand software development tools, open source and global scale. Sitting atop that current pile of innovative technologies are things like AI and quantum computing.Today, Hicks is Red Hat’s president and CEO, and in that position, he’s grappling with piloting the ship through narrow straits of technological promise. Which waters is he intending to navigate? Which technological river will b

The revolution of retail technology - how to deliver the best integrated in-store experience to date

Sun, 01/14/2024 - 08:00
It’s 2024 and the chaos of holiday shopping is officially behind us. Whether you managed to get all of your gifts ahead of time or you were more of a last minute shopper, I bet there are some notes you’d have for retailers about how to make your shopping experience even smoother. Was the in-store experience chaotic? Did you have the ability to use self-checkout? Was there a buy online and pick up in-store option that actually gave you up-to-date inventory? These are all questions we’re asking ourselves as shoppers, but how are retailers working to make it happen?There are a lot of pieces

Building the future of telco: Red Hat partners discuss what’s next

Mon, 01/08/2024 - 08:00
At a time when technology is advancing so rapidly, collaborating within an open ecosystem is essential to harnessing 5G's full potential. Our partners are driving innovation in 5G edge computing, sustainability, hybrid cloud and open RAN. We as an industry are on the cusp of unprecedented opportunities. Let’s take a look at some of the transformative work our partners are doing together, and with Red Hat, to better understand the role that they can play in your 5G success.Read excerpts below from keynotes and panel sessions at the recent Red Hat Open5G virtual event and access full sessions

Red Hat announces Asia Pacific Partner Award winners

Wed, 01/03/2024 - 08:00
The Red Hat Asia Pacific (APAC) Partner Awards 2023 recognize partners for their continued efforts to develop innovative solutions using Red Hat technologies to meet customer needs and improve business outcomes. This year’s theme for the Red Hat APAC Partner Awards is ‘Open Innovation Ecosystem’. It is through a strong and dynamic partner community that innovation is built on the open source principles of co-creation, transparency and trust.This year’s partner award winners have not only acted as catalysts for customer success, but have been important multipliers of enterprise open sou

Celebrating the global partner ecosystem with Stefanie Chiras

Thu, 12/14/2023 - 08:00
Last week, Stefanie Chiras, Senior Vice President of Partner Ecosystem Success at Red Hat, was honored as the 2023 CRN Woman of the Year Award winner in the vendor and distributor category.Chiras’s win in the inaugural CRN Women of the Year Awards celebrates her remarkable commitment to driving positive change, leadership and channel success within the tech landscape through establishing and delivering a worldwide ecosystem strategy to support Red Hat's scale as a global entity. Over the past year, Chiras has guided the global ecosystem team to introduce new rules of engagement, bolster part

Embracing the future: Red Hat’s commitment to the AI Alliance

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 08:00
In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, collaboration and open innovation stand as the cornerstones of progress. This is why Red Hat is proud to announce its participation as a founding member of the AI Alliance — an international consortium dedicated to advancing safe, responsible artificial intelligence (AI) rooted in open innovation. You can read more about the AI Alliance in the announcement that was issued today.A shared vision for open innovationAt Red Hat, we have always believed in the power of open collaboration to drive innovation, and that belief extends to AI. Joining force

AI Alliance Launches as an International Community of Leading Technology Developers, Researchers, and Adopters Collaborating Together to Advance Open, Safe, Responsible AI

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 08:00
IBM and Meta Launch the AI Alliance in collaboration with over 50 Founding Members and Collaborators globally including AMD, Anyscale, CERN, Cerebras, Cleveland Clinic, Cornell University, Dartmouth, Dell Technologies, EPFL, ETH, Hugging Face, Imperial College London, Intel, INSAIT, Linux Foundation, MLCommons, MOC Alliance operated by Boston University and Harvard University, NASA, NSF, Oracle, Partnership on AI, Red Hat, Roadzen, ServiceNow, Sony Group, Stability AI, University of California Berkeley, University of Illinois, University of Notre Dame, The University of Tokyo, Yale University

Awards roll call: June to November 2023

Mon, 11/20/2023 - 08:00
Join us in celebrating Red Hat’s recent collection of awards! Channel Futures: EMEA Channel Leaders Channel Futures’ Channel Leaders lists recognize top leaders at EMEA companies that span the channel spectrum. The awards strive to identify the most future-minded, influential and impactful channel leaders across various technologies and business types, including cybersecurity, cloud, distribution, unified communications and more. The 2023 awards recognized Red Hat’s Penny Philpot, Vice President of the EMEA Partner Ecosystem. Cloud Excellence Awards The Cloud Excellence Award

Announcing Red Hat OpenShift on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure with Virtual Machines

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 08:00
This post was written in collaboration with Alex Blinov, senior engineering manager at Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and David Campbell, IC-3 senior member of technical staff at Oracle. Recently, Red Hat and Oracle announced our expanded collaboration to Bring Red Hat OpenShift to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. We’re pleased to announce Red Hat OpenShift on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure with Virtual Machines (VMs) is available for Developer Preview. With Red Hat OpenShift 4.14, you can deploy OpenShift on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure with VMs. You deploy Red Hat OpenShift on Oracle Cloud Infrastru

Red Hat announces 2023 North America Public Sector Partner Pinnacle Awards

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 08:00
The Red Hat 2023 North America Public Sector Partner Pinnacle Awards recognize public sector partners for their continued efforts in developing innovative solutions using Red Hat technologies to meet the U.S. government’s needs and improve mission critical outcomes. In today’s climate, it is more important than ever for industry partners to collaborate on innovative, tailored solutions that empower government agencies to better serve citizens. This year’s inaugural Public Sector Partner Pinnacle award winners are not only dedicated to helping reimagine the government mission, but

Discussing horizontal cloud and the edge with Nokia’s Fran Heeran at Open5G

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 08:00
Yesterday at Red Hat’s Open5G event, I was able to sit down with Fran Heeran, senior vice president and general manager of Nokia's Core Networks business, to talk more about our strategic partnership to deliver Nokia's core network applications together with Red Hat's industry-leading cloud infrastructure platforms. With this alliance, we can pair the full power of open source platforms with Nokia’s core network applications, providing customers with even greater choice and flexibility. It all starts with the horizontal cloud—a platform capability that spans a service provider’s ow

Red Hat’s hybrid cloud portfolio wins in TrustRadius Best Of 2023 Awards across multiple products

Wed, 11/15/2023 - 08:00
At Red Hat, we value customer feedback in helping us understand how we’re doing as we fuel innovation across the open hybrid cloud. This is why we began working with TrustRadius, a leading technology decisioning platform that helps buyers more confidently make decisions with comprehensive, vetted product information and customer-generated content. TrustRadius holds an annual Best Of Awards to recognize technology vendors that exhibit exceptional strengths across feature sets, customer relationships and value. We’re pleased to announce that Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, Red Hat Op

Industrial Edge Innovation with Red Hat, Intel and Codesys

Mon, 11/13/2023 - 08:00
Back in September of this year, we announced a new industrial edge platform, designed in collaboration with Intel, that provides manufacturers with a modern approach to building and operating industrial controls. This industrial edge platform was created to provide a holistic solution, spanning from real-time shop floor control and artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) to full IT manageability, that enables industrial control system (ICS) vendors, system integrators (SIs) and manufacturers to automate previously manual industrial automation tasks including: system development, deplo

Faster Onboarding for New Infrastructure Providers with Red Hat OpenShift’s External Platform

Thu, 11/09/2023 - 08:00
OpenShift users have many options when it comes to deploying a Red Hat OpenShift cluster. Whether installing on-premises, in the cloud, or to your own hybrid configuration, OpenShift has integrations to help your journey. Today we are pleased to announce a new platform type to enable partners to achieve varying levels of integration not previously possible in OpenShift: the external platform. What is the External Platform? The external platform is a new configuration for OpenShift which allows deep infrastructure customization. Whereas integrated platforms such as AWS, GCP, or OpenStack insta

Enabling AI at the edge with Red Hat Ansible Inside

Mon, 11/06/2023 - 08:00
IDC predicts that by 2026, 75% of large enterprises will rely on AI-infused processes to enhance asset efficiency, streamline supply chains, and improve product quality across diverse and distributed environments1. At Red Hat, we know there is an additional component that is critical to driving AI-enabled applications at the edge – automation. This week, Red Hat announced the general availability of Red Hat Device Edge, which now includes Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform to help organizations more effectively automate and manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux and MicroShift workloads at the

Support for our Israel associates

Thu, 10/12/2023 - 08:00
Editor’s note: Matt Hicks, Red Hat's president and chief executive officer, shared the following email with Red Hat associates today. Red Hatters, As I've watched the atrocities in Israel unfold, I wanted to share my deepest sympathy with our associates and express our commitment and solidarity with the Red Hatters suffering from this conflict. Just last week, I was discussing with a close friend how much I was looking forward to getting back to Ra'anana to see our team. It's unthinkable how, over the span of a few days, a violent terrorist act has impacted the world. Right now, w