Posts tagged “Red Hat”
BD reboots startup program; NePhroGenex clinical trial; Red Hat Summit; OxyBio update; LabCorp board shuffle
In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: BD Technologies re-launches incubator program; NePhroGenex reports a loss for 2013 but secures providers for big clinical trial; Red Hat adds IBM exec to Summit lineup; OxyBio can resume testing; and LabCorp shuffles board.
The Supreme Court appears willing to make it tougher to approve patents for computer software in a case that is being closely watched by technology companies. Red Hat is among the leaders opposing software patents.
Analysis: Red Hat's success in linking core middleware and Linux platforms to cloud and OpenStack, as well as its focus on generating cross-selling opportunities through its "land and expand" initiative, is evidenced by the firm's consistent mid-teen year-to-year revenue growth and record number of deals exceeding $1 million during its FY14--with four of its top seven deals being entirely middleware. Krista Macomber of Technology Business research offers her insight into where Red Hat is headed.
Red Hat will forever be known as the company that commercialized open source Linux, but it's quickly becoming the driver in OpenStack - or open source - for cloud computing. CEO Jim Whitehurst says in a conference call: "Yes, obviously there is substantially more interest in OpenStack, frankly than there has been in really any products since Linux."
So how does Red Hat hope to grow its "cloud computing" efforts? By hiring a research analyst who has talked with companies about challenges and problems they face in the cloud and written extensively about the challenges, especially with OpenStack on which Red Hat is banking heavily.
Jim Whitehurst, chief executive officer at Red Hat, is the 2014 William C. Friday Award winner. The award, which dates back to 2000, is selected by NCSU's Park Scholars.
Working with Uhuru Software, Red Hat is now incorporate a rival Microsoft product - .NET - to its three-year-old OpenShift platform-as-a-service. Really? Red Hat even published a blog to explain what's going on to those who might find the concept a bit unbelievable.
Raleigh M2M firm sold; Metabolon's new deal; Red Hat expands 'cloud;' FDA nod for OxyBio; Pozen cuts losses; reboot costs TransEnterix
In today's Bullbog blog rounding up the latest tech and life science news: Raleigh-based Jazz Wireless is sold; Metabolon makes a deal with Craig Venter firm; Red Hat joins AWS GovCloud; Oxygen Biotherapeutics can advance research on brain treatment; Pozen cuts its losses; and TransEnterix losses mount as company reboots.
On Tuesday, Red Hat unveiled a new business process management suite and also announced further security acceptance for its "cloud" computing offerings. Yes, the Hatters continue to grow at a relentless pace. And spearheading the drive is CEO Jim Whitehurst. He's leading the company to places it has never been - and in a blog post the affable exec with the boyish grin explains the secrets to his success.
Red Hat files a brief in a patent case over fees being heard by the Supreme Court. The Raleigh-based open source software and services firm says so-called software patents "can have a perverse effect on software technology."
Red Hat drove the Linux operating system worldwide and in the process became the leading open source developer. Now as recent deals continue to show the Hatters are taking the same "open" philosophy to the cloud. By offering free "test drives" on Amazon's cloud, Red Hat is taking its RH Enterprise Linux model that made RHEL a dominant force on Wall Street to the heavenly realm of shared hardware and on-demand services.
In its continuing drive to capitalize on opportunities presented by the rush of businesses to "cloud computing," Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) is forming a formal partnership with Hortonworks, one of the leading providers of essential cloud software known as Hadoop. Cary-based SAS already is a Hortonworks partner.
Red Hat announces conference; Facebook mimics Twitter feature; Apple CEO addresses China customers; Google Glass case; Synergy Core M&A; new Islet board member ; Sprint restores 'Easy Pay'
In our Bulldog blog's tech and life sciences update: Red Hat announces conference; Facebook to add "trending section"; Apple CEO addresses China mobile users; woman cleared in Google Glass driving case; Islet Sciences elects board member; Synery Core completes SDN acquisition; Sprint restores 'Easy Pay.'
Alcatel mulls sale; McCrory at NCTA; Compuware board; SciQuest conference; Novartis-Japan probe; Sanofi $700M drug buy; Red Hat-backed case to high court
In our Bulldog blog's tech and life science news update: Alcatel-Lucent considers hardware sale; N.C. governor to address NCTA event; Compuware shakes up its board to avoid proxy fight; SciQuest sets annual conference with hockey hero Mike Eruzione as a speaker; Novartis faces inquiry over drug in Japan; Sanofi pays $700M for drug; Red Hat-backed patent case appeal to be heard by the Supreme Court.
The CentOS Project, which really is a clone in many ways of Red Hat and its Red Hat Enterprise Linux and has a large international community of users, is now formally aligned with the world's top Linux company. Red Hat is broadening its reach for customers and at the same time is hiring key leaders of the CentOS project. And not all CentOS users are happy with the deal.
Tim Yeaton won't be the CEO and calling the shots as he returns to Red Hat for a second tour of duty, but the 30-year industry veteran says he is excited about the opportunity to help lead the Hatters' efforts to capitalize on opportunities in "cloud" computing. In an exclusive interview with WRALTechWire Yeaton talks about why he is returning to Raleigh, why Red Hat is so hot about the cloud, and why he isn't worried about not being the big boss.
Tim Yeaton, a former Red Hat executive who most recently served as CEO of Black Duck Software, is returning to the Hatters in a newly created position to spearhead development of the company's infrastructure services. In another move, Red Hat also promoted a middleware executive to lead its applications platform group. The moves reflect Red Hat's further embrace of "cloud" computing.