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Posts tagged “Red Hat”

Updated 6:35 a.m. today

Premium Lock Lenovo broadens Red Hat embrace + Whitehurst keynote, news at Red Hat Summit

Lenovo, the world's top PC manufacturer and a top provider of servers for data centers which operates one of its two executive headquarters in Morrisville, is deepening its relationship with Raleigh-based Red Hat, the global open source Linux developer. Plus, get the latest news from the Red Hat Summit and watch Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst's keynote speech where he stresses the importance of open source.

Updated 2:19 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock Enemies no more: Red Hat, Microsoft embrace at Hatters' summit

The years of bitter acrimony between Red Hat and Microsoft are formally over, believe it or not. At the Red Hat Summit in San Francisco on Monday, the two tech rivals unveiled Microsoft products that include Red Hat Linux support. And later this week Microsoft will demo how its SQL Server will run Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The Hatters even renamed a developers' blog "http://redhatloves.net"

June 24

Red Hat CEO wins Ernst & Young tech entrepreneur honor

Jim Whitehurst   Jim Whitehurst, CEOf of Red Hat, is the winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in technology award for the southeast.

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Updated June 23

Premium Lock Inside Red Hat: Hatters' open strategy is paying off as cloud market grows

Analysis: Red Hat beats revenue expectations for the second quarter, fueled by OpenStack adoption and an application-centric strategy, says Technology Business Research Analyst Andrew Smith.

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June 23

Premium Lock Red Hat CEO gives a shout out to Ansible; CFO explains acquisition strategy

Ansible Red Hat says its huge investment ($100 million-plus, according tor reports) in Durham startup Ansible last fall is already paying big dividends, says Red Hat's CEO. And the Hatters' CFO spells out why Red Hat is making acquisitions.

Updated May 31

Premium Lock Red Hat CEO seeks to drive change with 'Catalyst-in-Chief,' his 2nd book

If running global open source leader Red Hat wasn't taxing enough already ... CEO Jim Whitehurst continues to contemplate the many challenges facing corporations as they seek to manage ongoing digital disruption. He shares some of those thoughts in a new book.

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May 26

Premium Lock Tech links: Peter Thiel-Gawker war; Snapchat raises $1.8B; AT&T bids for Yahoo; Red Hat boosts Ansible; IBM breakout coming?

High tech In today's wrapup of technology headlines impacting on the Triangle: The backstory of billionaire Peter Thiel's war against Gawker; Snapchat raises $1.8 billion; AT&T may be battling Verizon for Yahoo; Red Hat gives a boost to Ansible, the Durham startup it acquired; and TheStreet says IBM is posed for a "breakout."

Updated May 16

Premium Lock Profiling CED's first four Entrepreneur Hall of Famers

In announcing the first four selections for the new Entrepreneur Hall of Fame, the Council for Entrepreneurial development also provides succinct biographies. Here they are - with photos.

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Updated May 13

Premium Lock CED Entrepreneur Hall of Fame picks pioneers Dougherty, Gillings, Hutchison, Young

The Council for Entrepreneurial Development's new Hall of Fame is kicking off with a powerful lineup of honorees: The father of venture capital in North Carolina, the co-founder of Quintiles, a longtime tech industry lawyer, and the irrepressible co-founder of Red Hat.

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Updated April 29

Premium Lock SAS: IoT, machine learning are transforming utilities

Power grid A new white paper from SAS reports that the Internet of Things and machine learning are transforming the nation's utilities industry as they seek to build an ever-smarter grid for services delivery.

Updated April 27

Premium Lock Full Steam Ahead Awards salutes NC's entrepreneurs

At Tuesday's Full Steam Ahead Awards presented by WRAL Tech Wire at Motorco in Durham, 12 entrepreneurial companies were recognized with the customary conductor's hat and train whistle as leaders in their category. Another five individuals were recognized for their careers of service.

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Updated April 27

Premium Lock Double winners: HQ Raleigh, Red Hat share Full Steam awards spotlight

Full Steam Ahead awards  HQ Raleigh and Red Hat each captured two awards in WRAL TechWire's fourth "Full Steam Ahead Awards" on Tuesday night. Dave Rizzo, foounder of NC IDEA and IDEA Fund Partners, and Research Triangle Regional Partnership CEO Charles Hayes are among five lifetime service award recipients.

April 21

Premium Lock Seven pieces of insight, advice for startups from Red Hat CEO

Jim Whitehurst   Jim Whitehurst, one of the Triangle's best known tech leaders tells lessons learned from getting Delta Airlines out of bankruptcy to hiring the best talent at Red Hat to acquiring Ansible in 2015

April 20

Premium Lock Red Hat beefs up 'cloud' offering; new cholesterol drugs falter; Airbnb updates; EU-Google battle intensifies

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Red Hat expands its cloud offerings; new cholesterol lowering drugs hurt by prices; Airbnb updates its offerings; and the EU vs. Google battle intensifies.

April 7

Premium Lock Red Hat 5-year plan: $5B in revenue, doubling work force

Red Hat just last year cracked $2 billion in revenue for the first time - a strong growth rate of 15 percent. But CEO Jim Whitehurst is far from satisfied. he wants $5 billion in five years - and he says the Hatters will have to double the size of their work force to get there.

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April 7

Premium Lock Hospital: Red Hat software not exploited in ransom hack

Red Hat           Vulnerabilities in Raleigh-based Red Hat JBoss software were not the reason why MedStar Health was hacked recently, the hospital chain says. MedStar issued a statement Wednesday about the incident after an Associated Press story reported that hackers did exploit flaws.

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April 6

Premium Lock Red Hat offers own blockchain alternative to BitCoin

Bitcoins     Companies seeking to explore new digital currency alternatives beyond the BitCoin phenomenon now have an opportunity through Red Hat. The Linux giant is offering so-called blockchain support.

Updated March 23

Premium Lock Red Hat CEO: How the 'cloud' helps drive revenues past $2B

Jim Whitehurst is one happy CEO, and the top executive at Red Hat has multiple reasons for smiling as the Raleigh-based open source software and solutions provider topped $2 billion in revenue for the first time. A big revenue driver is "cloud computing," as Whitehurst explains to Wall Street analysts in a conference call Tuesday evening.

Red Hat's open cloud solution vs. "closed" Red Hat's open cloud solution vs. "closed"

March 1

Premium Lock Red Hat aims to make IoT easier reality in M2M world

Using IoT - short for Internet of Things - is easy as hype. Reality is a different matter. On Tuesday, Red Hat said it is launching a partnership with machine-to-machine tech provider Eurotech to help enterprises bridge the gap between hype and reality for operational technology.

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