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In the last 36 hours - thanks to a posting on one of its blogs - Red Hat has gotten itself in a pretty mess over whether it's in or out of the desktop market, with the influential Wall Street Journal, among others, reporting that 'Red Hat Abandons PC Plan.' Well, Red Hat CTO Brian Stev...
In its fourth fiscal quarter closed February 29 Red Hat earned $22 million, a dime a share, up 7% or a million and a half more than a year ago, on revenues up 27% year-over-year to $141.5 million. Cost of sales and marketing, it said, up 31% to $52 million while R&D was up 32% to $26.3...
Presens Technologies is conducting a survey in partnership with Red Hat. The mailing, which will be sent to CIOs and IT managers across North and South Carolina, aims toward mapping current use or intended plans to implement open source technologies in the corporate IT environment. The...
Red Hat has open sourced its Certificate System - or rather those parts of it that weren't already open sourced. Certificate System, its identity management and security system, derives from the Netscape technology that Red Hat got from AOL three years ago and pieces of it like the Apa...
Alcatel-Lucent, which owns Bell Labs, where Unix was created, says it's going to integrate Red Hat's Enterprise Linux and Realtime technologies into its communication products for SMEs with availability set for the first half of next year. No value was suggested but Alcatel pointed out...
Russia Post and US Linux market leader Red Hat have signed what the post calls a 'protocol' agreeing to work together to introduce the Linux operating system and other unnamed open source programs to the post's IT structure. The deal was signed by the deputy general director of Russia ...
Shades of IBM Global Services! Red Hat has bought itself a Virginia-based consulting firm that it will run as an independent Red Hat company - its first - to help it exploit its JBoss middleware acquisition. Red Hat hasn't disclosed what it's spent buying Amentra but it needs to make m...
Red Hat is shoring up its IP expertise. Why we can only speculate about. It's hired two IP experts. Robert Tiller is now assistant general counsel. Richard Fontana, last with the Software Freedom Law Center and involved with Eben Moglen in drafting and getting the GPLv3 accepted, is no...
Red Hat announced that Florida Hospital relies on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat Global File System, Red Hat Cluster Suite and Red Hat Network to maintain reliable disaster-recovery systems that protect and maintain critical patient information...
Red Hat listened to Microsoft's interoperability statement Thursday and then issued a statement of its own saying it wasn't enough. It thinks Microsoft should throw in the towel on getting its Office Open XML file format standardized by ISO and 'embrace the existing ISO-approved, cross...
Remember how Oracle got ticked off that Red Hat wound up buying JBoss? And remember how Oracle poached Red Hat's operating system to sell as Oracle's own? Well, what goes around comes around. Red Hat is now setting out to attack Oracle through its pending takeover of BEA. Seems Red Hat...
Seam Remoting provides a convenient, AJAX-based client API for interacting with server-side Seam components with very little up-front development effort. This presentation will briefly introduce Seam and describe the features of Seam Remoting, demonstrating how easy it is to write clie...
Red Hat announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 has been selected as Gold medalist winner in the SearchEnterpriseLinux.com 2007 'Products of the Year' awards, in the Linux Server Distributions category. This annual award is presented by the editors of TechTarget's Data Center Media G...
Managed hosting services provider, NetBenefit, will implement a managed hosting solution based upon the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Cluster Suite. The collaboration with Red Hat emphasizes NetBenefit's position as an experienced provider of business critical managed hosting solutions fo...
In a surprise move Thursday Red Hat named the former COO of Delta Airlines Jim Whitehurst president and CEO, replacing Matthew Szulik who remains chairman. Szulik said he was stepping down after almost 10 years with the company because of serious health issues with his family that he h...
Fratelli Carli has standardized its IT infrastructure on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, an open source application platform, to streamline the processing of orders and maintain system response times below one second through periods of peak demand.
Transitive announced that its QuickTransit enterprise product line will be available for purchase from the Red Hat Exchange (RHX) online service. Working in collaboration with partners such as Transitive, applications available via RHX are validated to run on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, ...
Centeris, the company that integrates Linux, Unix and Mac into Microsoft's Active Directory, often a lifesaver for mixed environments, has changed its name to Likewise Software after its flagship product and, while it was at it, announced its first open source project, Likewise Open. L...
Red Hat has swept up its messaging, real-time and grid mojo into a little beta pile it's calling Red Hat Enterprise MRG, a distributed computing platform that's optimized to run on top of RHEL, of course, but can work on other platforms as well, it says, either individually or in combi...
Red Hat said Monday that the public beta of its operating system on the newfangled Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) was available. Amazon has taken to peddling resizable time, utility-style, on its own data center to other people and Red Hat arranged for its customers to run their ce...
Red Hat announced that EsSalud has adopted Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 to stabilize its organization-wide systems through a swift, transparent and cost-effective implementation project. EsSalud turned to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 on HP hardware to reliably and cost-effectively centra...
OpenService, Inc. announced that the company?s InfoCenter? software suite has been certified by Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) through its Red Hat Ready program. The certification attests to the testing OpenService conducted to assure full compatibility of InfoCenter on Red Hat Enterprise Linux A...
BEA's Deputy CTO Theo Beack, who joined the San Jose, CA-based company in May to do 'all the cool stuff,' according to an exclusive interview with SYS-CON at the time, shared with delegates at SOA World Conference & Expo 2007 in San Francisco today his current thinking about Web 2.0, S...
The chief technology officer and vice president of engineering of Red Hat, Brian Stevens, will be giving the Virtualization Keynote entitled 'The Future of the Virtual Enterprise' at SYS-CON Events' upcoming Virtualization Conference & Expo 2007 West in San Francisco (November 12-13). ...
Red Hat's automation strategy ('any application, anywhere, anytime') is the backbone of its strategy for the infrastructure future, said chief technology officer and vice president of engineering, Brian Stevens, as he gave the Virtualization Keynote in San Francisco this morning entitl...
'Other virtualization products don't scale to support large numbers of cores or CPUs, which limit customers' ability to utilize their infrastructure, or force customers to deploy multiple virtualization platforms,' said Paul Cormier, EVP of Worldwide Engineering at Red Hat, as the Rale...
Red Hat, which has made its fortune displacing Solaris, is now going to collaborate with Sun to advance open source Java, which Red Hat is particularly partial to given its JBoss investment. This is the third time this year that Sun has laid down with one of its enemies. It also cut d...
The astonishingly rapid rise of virtualization technology has made it a vital component of any Enterprise IT strategy today. And the technology is triggering dramatic changes in product offerings and business practices to support virtualized operational models. These breakneck speed de...
Open source has made signficant inroads into middleware deployments in the enterprise. More and more, open source is being used to deliver the benefits of SOA and open source to the enterprise. There are many custom Enterprise Service Bus deployments waiting to be upgraded to a simple,...
Red Hat Enterprise Linux, with integrated virtualization, provides a seamless deployment solution bridging both on-premise and cloud computing. As part of this solution, Red Hat Network offers a common set of management and automation tools across on-premises deployments and the Amazon...
Those swinging doors that grace the office of the head of marketing at Red Hat have slapped another exiting executive in the fanny. Old-time Unix veteran Tim Yeaton, senior VP of marketing, has been replaced by Michael Chen, seconded over from Red Hat China, where he was general manage...
Spanair is utilizing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in two of the company's major projects. The airline is running its Carmen crew optimizer software, providing the airline with settings for crew managing, fleet scheduling and timetables, on three Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers. The Red Ha...
Red Hat, in conjunction with the open source community, released JBoss ESB 4.2, a JBoss.org open source project. JBoss ESB 4.2 intermediates interactions between enterprise applications, business services, business components, and middleware to integrate and enable the automation of bu...
SOA expert Thomas Erl, the founder of SOA Systems and editor of the Prentice Hall series of books on SOA, has made over the patent rights to the design for a unique, platform-agnostic service-modeling tool to Red Hat for its JBoss Enterprise SOA platform. Red Hat is apparently going to...
Red Hat earned $16.2 million, or eight cents a share, up 17% year-over-year on revenues of $118.9 million, up 42% year-over-year and up 7% sequentially in its first fiscal quarter ended May 31. On a non-GAAP basis it made 16 cents. Wall Street was thinking 15 cents on $117 million but ...
JBoss Portal has had user personalization of individual portlets since the JBoss Portal 2.0. In JBoss Portal 2.6, we?ve improved the granularity of personalization and ability to further personalize the user experience. Personal user dashboards bring personalized themes, layouts and po...
Red Hat and Symantec have wheeled out what they call secure server bundles for SMBs, either Red Hat Enterprise Linux or the Red Hat Application Stack combined with Symantec Critical System Protection for both pre-configured and custom-configured behavior-based host protection and again...
Red Hat and Sybase are collaborating on a database appliance with integrated virtualization, a first. The virtualization is supposed to provide on-demand resource management and increased database performance. It'll use Sybase's Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) and according to the Sta...
There are now three sets of what Red Hat calls Liberation fonts: Sans (an open source substitute for Arial, Albany, Helvetica, Nimbus Sans L and Bitstream Vera Sans), Serif (a substitute for Times New Roman, Thorndale, Nimbus Roman and Bitstream Vera Serif) and Mono (a substitute for C...
EMC says its Symmetrix, Clariion, Celerra and Invista platforms have completed their interoperability qualification with Red Hat Linux. It is now going to start a Cooperative Resolution Center to support joint customers through an enhanced agreement to exchange support readiness traini...