Posts tagged “Red Hat”

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Premium Lock With 2000+ patents, Red Hat reaffirms, broadens 'Patent Promise"

Red Hat, its own technology largely based on Open Source development, is expanding its "Patent Promise" through which the Linux software giant promises not to use "our patents offensively" even as its intellectual property portfolio has grown immensely. Plus: Read the full text of the promise.

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Updated September 8

Premium Lock Red Hat , LabCorp crack Forbes 'World's Most Innovative Companies' list

Forbes  Two of North Carolina's best-known companies are among the world;s most innovative, according to Forbes.

September 5

Premium Lock Linux shopping: How Red Hat compares to top rivals

The Linux penguin Is Red Hat Enterprise Linux the best solution for running your enterprise? After all, there are other forms of Linux available. A major review compares five of the top offerings.

Updated August 30

Premium Lock Red Hat names longtime board member as new chair

Naren Gupta, a veteran venture capitalist and a longtime member of the board at Red Hat, is the new chair of the Hatters. (Plus: Full bio of the new chair.)

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August 18

Premium Lock Red Hat welcomes Oracle idea of moving Java EE to open source foundation

Java If Oracle follows through on a proposal to put further development of Java Enterprise Edition into an open source foundation, Red Hat would welcome the move.

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Updated August 8

Premium Lock SAS, IBM discuss extreme vetting project with Homeland Security

Three technology companies with deep roots in the Triangle sent representatives to a Department of Homeland Security "industry day" to discuss an "overarching vetting" system for use in immigration, according to documents published by The Intercept news site. SAS and IBM acknowledge participating in the "industry day." Red Hat also is reported to have participated.

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Tags: SAS, IBM, Red Hat
Updated August 1

Premium Lock Red Hat boosts its Enterprise Linux with cloud tech acquisition

Red Hat  Red Hat, the world's top developer of Open Source Linux solutions and services, is giving a boost to its top product with the acquisition of technical and other assets of Permabit Technology.

Updated July 31

Premium Lock Red Hat warns CIA-linked hacking tool poses insider threat

Red Hat is taking quite serious a hacking threat reportedly developed by the CIA that targets its Linux software and is warning customers to follow "Incident Response" practices. A hacker news sites describes the latest malware news as "simply astonishing."

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Updated July 28

Premium Lock Red Hat investigating report CIA hacking tool targets its software

The top software product from Raleigh-based Red Hat is the target of a hacking tool developed by the CIA, according to documents published by WikiLeaks. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is one of the world's most popular software used by global financial firms.

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Updated July 25

Premium Lock Former Red Hat CFO Charlie Peters joins software firm's board

Charlie Peters Charlie Peters, long-time chief financial officer at Red Hat, is coming out of retirement to take a new job. And he's joining another former Hatter at an emerging open-source software firm as a member of the board.

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Updated June 29

Premium Lock Cheers, Hatter style: Red Hat opens 40K SF executive, labs center with a bar- in Boston (+ video)

Raleigh-based Red Hat is expanding its geographic footprint in a significant way - but not in its hometown. The space also includes a bar, reports the Boston Globe. Plus: A look at what the new complex offers. And: Watch a video overview about Red Hat's Innovation Labs.

Tags: Red Hat, Linux
June 23

Premium Lock Red Hat CEO's compensation falls to $11.1M in 2016

The chief executive officer of business software company Red Hat received $11.1 million in total compensation in its 2017 fiscal year, according to a securities filing.

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Updated June 21

Premium Lock Bulls on the run: Wall Street analysts, investors rush to Red Hat

Bullish     Tuesday evening, Red Hat beat the Street. And so began the night of the red-hot Hatters. Starting at 3:55 a.m. Wednesday, Wall Street analysts began jumping on the Red Hat bandwagon just hours after investors drove up Hatter shares by 10 percent. By noon Wednesday, 13 different analysts had either raised their target prices for Red Hat or upgraded the stock to "Buy."

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June 21

Premium Lock Inside Red Hat: Cloud, Linux success fuel red-hot growth

Red Hat  Analysis: Red Hat beat Wall Street expectations for revenue and profits in its latest earnings report Tuesday, sending the stock toward its all-time high of $105. What's fueling the growth? Here's an analyst's view.

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Updated June 21

Premium Lock Red Hat beats Street, shares surge to nearly $100

Red Hat, a global leader in Open Source Linux software and services as well as various cloud technologies, beats Wall Street expectations in both earnings and revenue. The news late Tuesday sent Hatters' shares up immediately to nearly $100. Red Hat shares haven't topped $100 since Dec 1999 shortly after the company went public. Driving the growth: Cloud.

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Updated June 14

Premium Lock Hatters of Arabia: Saudi university, Red Hat set up academy; Plus: Top innovator is ....

Red Hat  Red Hat, which recently opened its third Innovation Lab in Europe, is opening a Red Hat Academy in Saudi Arabia. In other news: Red Hat's Innovator of the Year award goes to ...

Updated May 25

Premium Lock Red Hat acquires Silicon Valley startup in on-demand cloud play (+ video)

Red Hat continues to expand its embrace of cloud computing and services with the acquisition of Silicon Valley startup Codenvy, a developer on cloud-on-demand tools and services.

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