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Working towards equality on International Women’s Day

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 12:00

Every year on March 8, we observe International Women’s Day - a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, as well as a call to continue efforts towards gender equality. This year the organizers have selected "Each for Equal" as the theme, and I’ve been reflecting on what that means to me and what it means at Red Hat. The idea of intersectional equality is something that we’ve been exploring internally and we’ve increased our efforts to be more mindful.

What’s new between the Mass Open Cloud and Red Hat Ceph Storage?

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 12:00

We at Red Hat are proud to have the opportunity to work with so many interesting and innovative organizations. One such group is the Mass Open Cloud (MOC), which is a non-profit initiative that includes universities, government organizations and businesses, and provides reliable and cost effective storage to support both its public and private clouds built on Red Hat OpenStack Platform.

Moving Red Hat Summit 2020 to a virtual experience

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 13:00

Each year, Red Hat Summit is one of our favorite events of the year because it brings together our customers, partners, community members and Red Hatters to talk about the open source innovations and best practices that are enabling the future of enterprise technology.

Gospel choirs and wedding bells: Fun facts about Red Hat Summit

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 13:00

Red Hat Summit is primarily about bringing together our customers and partners to help share practical IT insights and solutions to their computing problems. But, well, we're Red Hat. We also like to have a little fun with it and mix it up a little. Here's a few things about past Red Hat Summits you may not know, and you never know what might happen this year! 

Red Hat Success Stories: Helping Microsoft with IT automation, SIA with transaction volume, and betting on Red Hat

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 13:00

Wondering how Red Hat is helping its customers succeed? We regularly publish customer success stories that highlight how we're helping customers gain efficiency, cut costs, and transform the way they deliver software. This month we'll look at how Microsoft, SIA, and Fortuna Entertainment Group have worked with Red Hat to improve their business.

Red Hat named to Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list for 2nd year in a row

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 13:00

If you ask Red Hatters why they love working for Red Hat, you’ll hear a common theme. The culture and the people. I frequently hear from new Red Hatters that it just feels different to work here. It’s clear our associates are passionate about being apart of something bigger than themselves, a movement. As a result, Red Hat has been ranked No. 48 on Fortune Magazine's list of 100 Best Companies to Work For!

The State of Enterprise Open Source 2020: Enterprise open source use rises, proprietary software declines

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 13:00

Last year we set out to determine how IT leaders think about open source, why they choose it and what they intend to do with it in the future. The result was The 2019 State of Enterprise Open Source: A Red Hat Report, and the findings were clear and confirmed what we see happening in the industry.

Red Hatters recognize Black History Month

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 13:00

February is Black History Month, and we wanted to share some of the people who’ve influenced and inspired Red Hatters throughout their lives. We asked members of Red Hat’s Blacks United in Leadership and Diversity (B.U.I.L.D.) about black historical figures who have inspired them. Some you no doubt have heard of, others may be new to you and you’ll have the chance to be inspired by their accomplishments for the first time.

The three principles of successful cloud-native development

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 13:00

To succeed with digital transformation, enterprises must learn how to modernize and develop applications much more rapidly and frequently. That requires a paradigm change in how applications are created. This new approach, cloud-native application development, should adhere to the following three principles:

Time to celebrate Data Privacy Day!

Tue, 01/28/2020 - 13:00

In the words of the National Cyber Security Alliance, Data Privacy Day "is an international effort to empower individuals and encourage businesses to respect privacy, safeguard data and enable trust."

Data privacy should be at the forefront of everyone's mind.  Protecting your personal data and understanding your right to privacy is becoming more and more important as we start to understand how valuable personal data is and how we are all accountable for protecting our privacy.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for SAP Solutions on IBM POWER9: An open foundation to power intelligent business decisions

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 13:00

At Red Hat Summit 2019, we unveiled Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, the next generation of the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform, which provides the scale, flexibility and innovation to drive enterprise workloads across the hybrid cloud. Even with the advancements across the platform, we recognize that there’s no singular panacea to overcome every unique IT challenge.

RHEL gold images in Azure and user experience improvements for Red Hat Cloud Access

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 13:00

Red Hat’s Cloud Access program is one of the ways that Red Hat helps its customers use their Red Hat subscriptions in the public cloud. In the last few weeks we’ve introduced significant enhancements and new features we don’t want you to miss, including self-service access to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) gold images directly in Microsoft Azure, and a number of customer experience improvements. 

Red Hat Summit 2020 flash sale

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 13:00

Planning to go to Red Hat Summit this year? You don't want to miss the industry's premier enterprise open source technology conference, and it's coming up fast! We've got an added incentive for you to sign up today, until end of day January 23 or we run out, we're giving a special bonus to folks who register for Red Hat Summit.

Red Hat commends IBM’s decision to join the LOT Network, protecting developers from patent threats

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 13:00

Red Hat is pleased to see IBM—the number one U.S. patent recipient and Red Hat’s parent company—announce today it is joining the LOT Network (LOT), a non-profit company we helped found. Since 2014, Red Hat and other top companies around the world have joined LOT to provide an innovative response to the threat patent assertion entities (PAEs) pose.

Red Hat urges U.S. Supreme Court to support unrestricted use of software interfaces

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 13:00

Today, Red Hat filed an amicus brief (a "friend of the court" brief) asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decision in Oracle v. Google. The lower court incorrectly extended copyright protection to software interfaces.

SQL Server 2019 now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Thu, 01/09/2020 - 13:00

This week, Microsoft certified its SQL Server 2019 release for use with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

OpenShift under the hood: How global systems integrators like DXC Technology are using enterprise Kubernetes to build on the promise of PaaS

Tue, 01/07/2020 - 13:00

Anwar Belayachi is a senior partner global solutions architect for the DXC Technology Alliance at Red Hat.

Accelerating application development and deployment processes for the cloud and digital era doesn’t just happen. Building the next-generation of enterprise apps, which are likely going to be cloud-native, requires a new set of tools, practices and platforms is a vital component to the success of these transformation initiatives. 

Celebrating 20 years of enterprise Java: reflections

Mon, 12/23/2019 - 13:00

"The world doesn't need another object-oriented language." At the time Java got its start, it was easy to dismiss the language as unnecessary, just like industry analyst John R. Rymer did when he was first introduced to Java while working at Giga Information Group, at a time when SmallTalk and C++ were "really big deals." And yet, the Java language—and the enterprise platform built on it—would go on to become important parts of the enterprise technology stack for many years.

What does it mean to be a great place to work?

Fri, 12/20/2019 - 13:00

As we head into the end of 2019, I’ve been reflecting on the past year. This has been a time of immense opportunity, successes and growth for Red Hat and our associates. 

Looking into the next 20 years of enterprise Java

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 13:00

Over the past few posts, we’ve taken a look at some of the innovations, milestones, and proud moments of the past 20 years of enterprise Java. Now it’s time to look forward and think about where enterprise Java is going in the next few decades.