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OpenStack Icehouse Moves Open-Source Cloud Forward
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 18, 2014
Icehouse development benefits from more code commits then ever before, though only 21 percent of the developers were responsible for 80 percent of the total.
Tags: OpenStack, Red Hat, cloud computing, open source cloud, OpenStack Cloud
Demand for Linux Professionals is Growing
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 19, 2014
New report, sponsored by the Linux Foundation, once again shows that Linux is where the money is for IT professionals.
Tags: Red Hat, Linux, IT jobs, open source
Dell Advances Cloud Efforts and Preps for More Innovation
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 12, 2013
Dell announces new OpenStack partnership with Red Hat as Michael Dell talks about innovation and the impact of Dell going private.
Tags: cloud computing, Linux, OpenStack, Dell, Red Hat
OpenStack Havana Cloud Gets Enterprise Ready
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 17, 2013
Red Hat knows a thing or two about making open source technologies enterprise grade and has made some key contributions to OpenStack Havana.
Tags: Red Hat, OpenStack, cloud computing, open source, Linux
Red Hat Grows Linux Revenues, Displacing Unix and SUSE
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 24, 2013
Linux leader Red Hat's second quarter fiscal 2014 financial results showing continued growth.
Tags: open source, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat, SUSE Linux, Linux
Software-Defined Data Centers Could Change the IT Landscape
By Paul Shread | Article Published July 25, 2013
IT vendors like VMware, Red Hat and Citrix are close to realizing a decades-old vision of virtualized data centers, which could usher in an era of commoditized hardware and self-service IT. What will that mean for vendors, end users and IT pros?
Tags: software defined data center, VMware, Citrix, Red Hat, virtualization
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform Opens for Business
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 10, 2013
At long last, Red Hat makes its cloud platform generally available.
Tags: Red Hat, OpenStack, cloud computing, Linux, open source
When Will Red Hat Make Money from OpenStack Clouds?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 20, 2013
Linux vendor reveals where the money is coming from as revenues grow in the cloud. OpenStack is part of the picture -- but it's still early, says CEO.
Tags: open source, OpenStack, Red Hat, Linux
Red Hat CEO: Open Source is Not Just About Cost
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 12, 2013
Linux vendor CEO argues that being open is the only way to innovate in the modern world.
Tags: Linux, Red Hat, open source
Mirantis FUELS Open Source OpenStack with $10 Million Investment
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 06, 2013
Red Hat joins the list of investors in OpenStack startup as FUEL library gets a new visual interface.
Tags: open source, Red Hat, cloud computing, OpenStack
From GNOME Linux Desktop to OpenStack Cloud [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 02, 2013
Red Hat's Mark McLoughlin, the top OpenStack developer in the world by volume of code commits, wasn't always a cloud guy. He started out a key figure in the GNOME Linux desktop.
Tags: OpenStack, Linux, Red Hat, cloud computing
Red Hat Grows Business to $1.3 Billion as OpenStack Cloud Opportunity Looms Large
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 28, 2013
Red Hat CEO details his "land and expand" strategy and explains why OpenStack could be bigger than Linux.
Tags: cloud computing, open source, OpenStack, Red Hat
Red Hat Opens Up Cloud PaaS Development on OpenShift Origin
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 08, 2013
Red Hat now set to more fully embrace a community development model for cloud tech.
Tags: Red Hat, open source, PaaS
Red Hat Set to Integrate ManageIQ with CloudForms for Cloud Management
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 22, 2013
Cloud orchestration capabilities set to merge into new and improved CloudForms.
Tags: cloud computing, Red Hat, open source
Red Hat Makes $104 Million Cloud Management Bid with ManageIQ Acquisition
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 21, 2012
Proprietary technology set to go open source as Red Hat aims to improve cloud portfolio  
Tags: Red Hat
Red Hat Beats Revenue Estimates, Acquires ManageIQ
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 21, 2012
Revenue rose 18 percent, but profits fell 9 percent.
Tags: quarterly financials, open source, Red Hat, Cloud, software, merger and acquistion activity, Virtualization Management
Red Hat Advances Hybrid Cloud and Virtualization
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 05, 2012
CloudForms 1.1 release and RHEV 3.1 push the Linux platform vendor further into the cloud.
Tags: virtualization, Red Hat, cloud computing
Red Hat Shifts Open Source PaaS Cloud to the Enterprise
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 27, 2012
Linux vendor brings PaaS deployments inside the enterprise firewall.
Tags: open source, Red Hat, PaaS
Red Hat: We're Not Just About Linux Anymore
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 25, 2012
Red Hat CEO emphasizes middleware, storage and cloud opportunities as revenues continue to grow.
Tags: Red Hat, Storage, Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Red Hat Revenue Increases 14.7%; Profit Decreases 12.4%
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 25, 2012
Higher operating costs and currency pressure affected the open source software firm.
Tags: open source, report, revenue, Red Hat, software
Red Hat's Latest Legal Battle? Storage.
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 14, 2012
Open source Gluster comes under patent attack and Red Hat responds with a GPL counter-claim of its own.
Tags: open source, Red Hat
Tech Vendors Draft Cloud Interoperability Standards
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 31, 2012
Oracle, Red Hat and others want to make it easier to switch from one PaaS to another.
Tags: Oracle, PaaS, cloud computing, interoperability, standards, Red Hat
Red Hat Releases Openstack Preview
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 13, 2012
The company plans to release a commercially supported version of the open source cloud computing software next year.
Tags: cloud computing, OpenStack, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, IaaS, Red Hat, open source
Red Hat Releases Open Source OpenStack Cloud Preview
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 13, 2012
First public OpenStack release from Red Hat lays the groundwork for future enterprise adoption and support.
Tags: Red Hat, OpenStack
Copyleft.next and the Future of GNU General Public Licenses
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published July 10, 2012
A bigwig at Red Hat launches a new licensing project, fueling major speculation.
Tags: open source, Red Hat, GNU, Linux, GPL, software licensing
Red Hat's OpenStack Plans Revealed
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 05, 2012
Red Hat has fully embraced OpenStack and is now rapidly moving forward on building a commercially supported implementation.
Tags: Linux, OpenStack, Red Hat
How Red Hat Decides Which Open Source Companies to Buy
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 29, 2012
Sometimes you buy and sometimes you build. How do you know when to do one or the other?
Tags: open source, Red Hat
Red Hat Grows on Windows to Linux Migration
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 21, 2012
First quarter revenues at Linux vendor on the rise as bigger deals roll in.
Tags: Linux, Red Hat
Fedora 17 Takes to the Cloud
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 30, 2012
The latest version of the Linux distribution includes the OpenStack cloud computing platform.
Tags: Linux, open source, Fedora, Red Hat, cloud computing
OpenStack Lands IBM, Red Hat
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 12, 2012
Open source cloud effort gets a major vote of confidence and millions of dollars of support.
Tags: IBM, Red Hat
Red Hat Hits $1 Billion, But It's Only the Third Inning
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 29, 2012
Linux vendor hits a major revenue milestone, even as company CEO claims there's still a lot more that can and will be done.
Tags: enterprise software, Linux, Red Hat, open source
Red Hat Becomes First $1 Billion Open Source Company
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 29, 2012
The company reported $297 million in fourth quarter revenue.
Tags: Linux, earnings, Red Hat, open source
New Fedora Project Leader Sizes Up Linux
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 13, 2012
Understanding where Fedora Linux is now and where it's going is a goal for the new leader of Red Hat's community Linux project.
Tags: Linux, Fedora, Red Hat
Will Windows 8 'Secure Boot' Lessen Linux Adoption?
By Matt Hartley | Article Published September 26, 2011
Windows 8's Secure Boot function could hamper the use of desktop Linux.
Tags: desktop linux, Red Hat, Linux, Windows, secure boot
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Begins to Take Shape
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 30, 2011
Customers and partners begin to give Red Hat feedback regarding their preferences in the next generation of Linux.
Tags: Linux, Red Hat, RHEL, Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Has Microsoft's Patent Deal with Novell Hurt Red Hat?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 24, 2011
Red Hat CEO addresses the patent issue.
Tags: Microsoft, Red Hat, patent
Red Hat CEO: Linux Isn't Just About Technology
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 17, 2011
CEO of Red Hat explains where he sees Linux going in the next 20 years.
Tags: Linux, Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Linux 3.0 Debuts with Xen Integration
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 22, 2011
Major Linux kernel version change brings improved virtualization, performance and filesystem support.
Tags: Xen, BTRFS, Linus Torvalds, Linux kernel, Red Hat
Red Hat Revenues Grow, Raises Full Year Outlook
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 23, 2011
Linux vendor is firing on all cylinders as its platform, cloud and middleware businesses gain adoption.
Tags: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, enterprise software, Linux, Red Hat
Arguments Over the Future of OpenOffice.org
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published June 02, 2011
What will become of the popular open source office suite?
Tags: Oracle, Apache, Red Hat, open source, OpenOffice.org
Enterprise Virtualization: Red Hat vs. VMware and Microsoft
By Paul Rubens | Article Published May 19, 2011
How does Red Hat's virtualization offering stack up to the entrenched virtualization vendors?
Tags: VMware, Microsoft, virtualization, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat
Red Hat Updates Enterprise Linux
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 19, 2011
RHEL 6.1 delivers new hardware support, virtualization and networking improvements as well as Enterprise Identity tech preview.
Tags: open source, virtualization, Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL
Linux 2.6.39 Debuts with Improved Performance
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 19, 2011
New kernel released by Linus Torvalds provides performance and virtualization improvements.
Tags: Linux, Linux desktop, Linux kernel, KVM, Red Hat
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5.1 Goes After Enterprise Data Services
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 11, 2011
New product release includes data services, SOA and developer tools, including new technical previews for the next generation of SOA.
Tags: SOA, JBoss, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Enterprise IT, Red Hat
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Generating Partner Revenue
By Paul Rubens | Article Published November 19, 2010
Red Hat's partner vendors see revenue possibilities in the recent release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.0.
Tags: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL, Red Hat, open source, enterprise linux
Open Office Suite Gets Forked
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 28, 2010
Open source Open Office developers split from Oracle with LibreOffice app and the new Document Foundation.
Tags: Red Hat, Oracle, OpenOffice, OpenOffice.org, open source
Turbulence in the Server Software World
By Paul Rubens | Article Published September 22, 2010
The potential changes at Novell are just some of the ups and downs in the server software sector.
Tags: Red Hat, server software, Novell Server, Servers & Services, VMware
Red Hat Lays Out Cloud Foundations
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 25, 2010
Portability, open standards and Red Hat Enterprise Linux play a cornerstone role in the Linux vendor's strategy for interoperable cloud deployments.
Tags: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL, cloud computing, Red Hat, cloud management tools
Are Firms Leery of Open Source Servers?
By Paul Rubens | Article Published July 02, 2010
To succeed, vendors that sell open source server software use 'proprietary' models. Or do they?
Tags: open source tools, MySQL, Red Hat, open source, open source server
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Hits Beta 2, Targeting Year End Release
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 01, 2010
Major milestone as next RHEL beta becomes available for testers with full release now expected by the end of the year.
Tags: enterprise linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat, Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
Red Hat Lays Cloud, Virtualization Foundations
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 24, 2010
New solutions expand open source vendor's virtualization offerings and build upon partnership with networking vendor Cisco.
Tags: virtualization, Red Hat, cloud computing, enterprise linux, virtualization cloud
Red Hat's Fortunes Rising With New Linux, Middleware Wins
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 23, 2010
First-quarter fiscal 2011 shows revenue gains from the Linux leader as the company books its biggest deal to date.
Tags: middleware, Linux, enterprise linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat
Red Hat Focuses on Partnerships With Q1 Earnings Ahead
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 22, 2010
The Linux leader is set to report its first-quarter fiscal 2011 earnings amid a spate of partner and business momentum developments that indicate that Red Hat is still growing.
Tags: Red Hat, earnings, enterprise linux, Cisco, Linux
Novell Revenues, Linux Business Slide
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 28, 2010
As the company grapples with ownership issues, Novell reports revenues a decline in overall revenue but remains optimistic about the future.
Tags: linux os, Red Hat, enterprise linux, Novell, Linux
Inside Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Kernel
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 06, 2010
Red Hat's kernel is a hybrid of best-of-breed technologies, it claims, yet this version remains consistent with previous Red Hat releases.
Tags: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL, Red Hat, Linux, Enterprise
Red Hat, Novell Win Open Source Patent Case
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 03, 2010
Linux vendors join forces to win a critical battle and stave off claims of patent infringement.
Tags: Novell, intellectual property, Linux, Red Hat, patents
Red Hat Revs Up RHEV Enterprise Virtualization
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 29, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 2.2 (RHEV) beta release shows off new open source virtualization management features.
Tags: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, virtualization, enterprise virtualization, open source, Red Hat
How Red Hat Made Money in 2010
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 25, 2010
CEO Jim Whitehurst speaks about how his Enterprise Linux company bucked the recession and grew revenues by double digits.
Tags: enterprise software, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Linux, open source, Red Hat
Red Hat Warns of 'Frankenstein Linux' Third Party Support
By Paul Rubens | Article Published February 26, 2010
Red Hat is warning customers about what it says is the inherent dangers of third party support for Red Hat software.
Tags: third-party, Red Hat, RHEL, support, Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Red Hat Ramps Up Open Source Cloud Projects
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 11, 2010
Linux vendor details Boxgrinder and Infinispan projects as new efforts to make the cloud a scalable platform for application delivery.
Tags: cloud computing, open source, Cloud, Red Hat, cloud services
Linux Desktop Comparison: Red Hat, Novell, Ubuntu, Fedora
By Drew Robb | Article Published January 14, 2010
For offices on a tight budget, major vendors like Red Hat, Novell, Ubuntu, and Fedora offer a variety of choices. Here's an insider's guide.
Tags: Red Hat, Novell, Fedora, Linux desktop, Ubuntu
Open Source Projects and the Meritocracy Myth
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published December 02, 2009
Contrary to the stated ethic, open source projects aren’t always led by the people who are most able.
Tags: Red Hat, Linux, open source, Novell
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Clone CentOS Gets Commercial Support
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 02, 2009
OpenLogic provides an alternative route for the community-driven offshoot of Red Hat's commercial flagship release.
Tags: OpenLogic, CentOS, Linux, Red Hat, Oracle
Ubuntu to Launch Cloud App Store
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 16, 2009
The initiative is part of the company's Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) effort.
Tags: Red Hat, Enterprise, server, services, Linux
Virtualization: Is Xen Less Mature than VMware?
By Charlie Schluting | Article Published September 02, 2009
The feature sets of VMware versus Xen are almost identical, yet other aspects reveal divergences.
Tags: VMware, Red Hat, virtualization, Linux, open source
Linux OS Improving Faster
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 20, 2009
More code is added by a larger group of developers, pushing an exponential improvement curve in the Linux kernel.
Tags: Red Hat, Linux, Novell
MSFT, Red Hat Disagree over Patents
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 23, 2009
Not surprisingly, these leading software firms take a very different view of IP.
Tags: open source, Microsoft, virtualization, Red Hat, Linux
Will Linux Companies Profit in the Cloud?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 06, 2009
There's a silver lining in the migration to the cloud, or so hope Linux vendors like Red Hat and Canonical.
Tags: Linux, open source, Red Hat, virtualization, cloud computing
Red Hat Challenges Oracle on Java Openness
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 25, 2009
Oracle, having snapped up Sun, will be a major player in the Java world. Red Hat has an opinion it wants to share.
Tags: Linux, Oracle, Java, middleware, Red Hat
Red Hat's Virtualization Steps Forward
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 18, 2009
The open source vendor announced that it's now entering the beta phase of deployment.
Tags: Linux, virtualization, open source, services, Red Hat
Fedora 11 Touts Faster Speed
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 09, 2009
The newest Red Hat community Linux distro also features virtualization tools.
Tags: Linux, virtualization, Red Hat, Fedora
LInux Owns Cloud, Red Hat says
By David Needle | Article Published May 05, 2009
Linux is particularly well-suited for the emerging cloud computing market, says Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst
Tags: Red Hat, Windows, cloud computing, Linux, open source
The Cost Savings of FOSS: Business Success for the Wrong Reason
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published April 01, 2009
More than mere cost savings, Free and open source software has to the power to transform business.
Tags: Linux, Red Hat, open source, FOSS, Intel
Oracle: We're Not Forking Red Hat Linux
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 21, 2009
Oracle has long sold its version of Red Hat Linux, yet that version is not a fork – a key difference.
Tags: Linux, open source, virtualization, Red Hat, Oracle
Does SUSE Linux Server Have a Future?
By Paul Rubens | Article Published March 18, 2009
In the competition for server marketshare, is Novell's SUSE Linux properly positioned to do battle with Windows Server?
Tags: open source, SUSE, Red Hat, Linux, Windows