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Posts tagged “Red Hat”

September 12

Will Red Hat's ex-CTO come back to haunt Hatters in Google's 'cloud' play?

Tech news sites ZDnet and CRN say Brian Stevens, who quit as chief technology officer at Red Hat, will play a key role in his new job at Google in the Internet giant's "cloud computing" push. Red Hat is banking a good part of its future on the cloud, too.

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

Updated September 11

Red Hat commits to supporting new Citrix startup program in Raleigh

Building startups   Citrix is preparing to launch an entrepreneurial startup program at its new Citrix-Sharefile headquarters in Raleigh. Wednesday night, red Hat committed to supporting the effort. So is the City of Raleigh.

Updated August 28

Premium Lock Red Hat's chief technology offer exits; is there a management rift?

Red Hat  Red Hat, which is shifting its focus over time away from Linux solutions to cloud-based computing, will continue its transition without Chief Technology Officer Brian Stevens. Red Hat says Stevens is resigning, but tech news service ZDnet says "staffers suspect friction in the executive suite."

Updated August 26

Red Hat beefs up 'cloud;' Heat Bio-Square 1 $7.5M deal; VM vs. EMC?; Tivo's non-cable recorder

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Red Hat unveils new cloud product; Heat Biologics lands $7.5 million in financing from Square 1; VMware targets cloud; Tivo's new recorder for "cord-cutters."

July 1

Premium Lock Google loses at Supreme Court; Facebook's FbStart picks 500 apps developers; Google shutting Orkut; Red Hat's OpenStack addition; parking app won't shut down

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Google's Street View loses at Supreme Court; Facebook kicks off FbStart for apps developers; Google shutting down first social network effort; Red Hat to offer OpenStack certification; and a parking app in San Francisco won't obey order to shut down.

June 20

Premium Lock Inside Red Hat: Strategy, execution to deliver double-digit revenue growth

Analysis: Red Hat improves cross-sales execution and hones in on ecosystem engagement for diversified growth. With a focus on Linux evolution and OpenStack monetization, Red Hat will deliver double-digit revenue growth through 2015.

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

Updated June 19

Premium Lock Supreme Court tosses out software patents in closely watched case

Supreme Court The Supreme Court has tossed out an Australian company's patents for business software in a closely watched case that offers new guidance on the standards for awarding patents. Red Hat was among the firms filing briefs against the patents.

Updated June 18

Premium Lock Red Hat beats Wall Street expectations on earnings, revenue

Quarterly Earnings Red Hat's latest earnings report tops Wall Street analysts expectations in both revenue - by nearly $10 million - and earnings per share - 34 cents rather than 33 cents as projected. Shares immediately jumped nearly 4 percent in after-hours trading.

Tags: Linux, Red Hat
Updated June 18

Premium Lock Inside Red Hat's latest deal: Why another OpenStack acquisition?

Wednesday's $95 million deal to buy Paris-based eNovance commits Red Hat even more deeply to OpenStack "cloud computing" solutions as its bet for the future. Two Red Hat executives spell out the reasoning for the deal in a WRAL TechWire Insider exclusive.

How OpenStack cloud works How OpenStack cloud works

Updated June 18

Premium Lock Red Hat to acquire Paris-based 'cloud' computing firm eNovance

Red Hat  Red Hat is acquiring eNovance, a European-based provider of "cloud" computing services, the Raleigh-based company announced Wednesday. The two companies have worked together on cloud projects over the past year. Cloud computing is a growing priority for Red Hat, which also announces quarterly earnings today.

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Updated June 18

Premium Lock Red Hat earnings; Lenovo lawsuit?; Cisco leads 'cloud;' YouTube music; 'Nest' back on sale; Apple ebook deal

Bulldog Today's Bulldog wrap-up: What will red Hat report today?; Lenovo's price snafu in Canada may trigger class-action lawsuit; Cisco tops HP in latest "cloud" report; YouTube's new music service; 'Nest' detectors back on sale; Apple reaches a deal in ebook case.

Updated June 4

Premium Lock Microsoft tops Cisco; Ubuntu beats Red Hat; 'conflict minerals' in RTP; new Fedora leader; smart home interest grows

Bulldog The Bulldog wrapup: In a new survey, Microsoft tops Cisco for the first time in collaboration-related sales; Ubuntu leads in OpenStack, not Red Hat; tracking conflict minerals in RTP; a new Fedora Project leader; 43% of homes with broadband eye smart home services.

Updated May 29

Premium Lock NCTA steps up support for 'patent troll' legislation

Members of the North Carolina General Assembly area hearing an increasing crescendo of support from key members of the state's technology industry to act on "patent troll" legislation. Helping organize those efforts is the North Carolina Technology Association.

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May 16

Premium Lock Red Hat CEO's secrets of leadership: Inspire, engage, be yourself

In his commencement address to the graduates of Campbell University Law School last week, Red Hat Chief Executive Officer sought to inspire these future leaders through his own experiences as a rising executive at difficult times at Delta Airlines and as the leader of the world's top Linux developer and services provider. Inspire. Engage. Be yourself, he says.

Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst on true leadership Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst on true leadership

May 5

Premium Lock Red Hat's Inktank acquisition will bolster its OpenStack storage leadership

Analysis: Inktank's Ceph Enterprise platform positions Red Hat to enable the full range of software-defined object, block and file storage on commodity hardware -- building on Red Hat's October 2011 acquisition of open-source scale-out public and private cloud storage platform provider Gluster.

OpenStack: At the core of Red Hat "clouds" OpenStack: At the core of Red Hat "clouds"

Updated April 30

Premium Lock Red Hat to acquire cloud computing software firm for $175M

Raleigh-based Red Hat is making another move to embrace cloud computing - in particular OpenStack - by acquiring Inktank Ceph Enterprise in a deal worth $175 million. Red Hat is paying cash for the company.

How OpenStack cloud works How OpenStack cloud works

Updated April 30

Premium Lock Why Ceph creator sold Inktank to Red Hat: 'I trust them'

In a blog post, founder and Chief technology Officer Sage Weil writes about why privately held Inktank agreed to be acquired by red Hat for $175 million: "Red Hat is one of only a handfull of companies that I trust to steward the [open source] Ceph project."

Red Hat acquires Inktank Red Hat acquires Inktank

Updated April 25

Premium Lock CEO who led NC broadband effort at MCNC stepping down

Joe Freddoso, the executive who spearheaded efforts to turn the North Carolina Research and Education Network into a state-wide fiber optic highway, is leaving the CEO post at MCNC. After seven years in the job, the former Cisco executive says "I believe it's time for next generation leadership to take over for the good of the organization."

Updated April 25

Premium Lock Red Hat 'supports' new Linux security initiative but isn't a listed funder

The Linux Foundation is launching a "multi-million dollar project" to improve security in the wake of the Heartbleed OpenSSL crisis. Big-name tech companies are contributing to the fund - but Red Hat, a backer of OpenSSL and the global Linux commercial leader, isn't among the listed funders. Red Hat says it "supports" the initiative but remains mum on specifics. The Hatters do acknowledge that their director of security response is a "founding member" of OpenSSL. They say Red Hat OpenSSL problems have been fixed but won't say anything else about the new program.

Core's supporters include many big tech names Core's supporters include many big tech names

April 9

Premium Lock Red Hat offers OpenStack training course

Red Hat Red Hat announced a new training course on Wednesday for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform to help IT professionals enhance their OpenStack skills in a blended learning environment.

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