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Red Hat made some guttural, almost inarticulate, awfully confusing noises Wednesday from its user-cum-analyst meeting in San Diego when it tried to say that it's finally going to play the desktop card. Red Hat has always been rather, oh, comme ci comme ca about Linux on the desktop, pu...
The promised Red Hat Exchange (RHX) has come into existence. That's where Red Hat is going to sell third-party software, open source stuff build around Red Hat Enterprise Linux and JBoss, sort of like what Linspire does, in combination with its own stuff. It's assumed the experiment wi...
Under a joint program with Intel, Red Hat is going to deliver a Red Hat-branded software platform that supports desktop PCs imbued with Intel's vPro processor technology. It's supposed to bring hardware-assisted virtualization to the business desktop, which in turn is supposed to offer...
Red Hat is buying a privately held proprietary software company called Metamatrix Inc that's backed by Kleiner Perkins, the Invus Group and Integral Capital Partners on undisclosed terms. Red Hat senior VP of enterprise solutions Tim Yeaton said it will supply the piece that was missin...
'With many enterprises spending as much as 70% of their IT budget on maintaining stove-piped legacy applications while a backlog of projects continues piling up, it's clear that proprietary 'application infrastructure vendors have failed to deliver relief for the CIO,' said Tim Yeaton,...
Red Hat is presenting the next high value migration opportunity, the company says, which it believes will deliver even greater cost savings to enterprises: moving siloed legacy applications to JBoss Enterprise Middleware. 'With many enterprises spending as much as 70% of their IT budge...
Vitria Technology, Inc., a provider of business process integration solutions, and Red Hat, an open source solutions provider, have announced a collaboration to accelerate service-oriented architecture (SOA) solutions to the marketplace.
Red Hat and VMware announced an expanded relationship to support customers and ISVs who are deploying virtualization today. As part of the relationship, Red Hat and VMware are delivering certification and focusing on open, community-based interoperability between Red Hat and VMware sol...
Now, enterprises deploying SOA applications on Red Hat's JBoss Enterprise Middleware can take advantage of SOA Software's Service Manager and WorkBench products for critical governance, security, management, and mediation functions.
Red Hat says 'one of the largest shifts in IT spending' is going on and that it's benefiting but apparently the shift's contribution to Red Hat's coffers wasn't that big in the company's fiscal fourth quarter that ended in February. It came up short of its own revenue guidance of $112 ...
Red Hat Wednesday pushed out Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5), the first major update of its operating system in a couple of years, a rev on which much hangs considering the threatening noises coming from the direction of Oracle, Sun, Microsoft-Novell and Ubuntu. That being so we're...
Red Hat, which is about to put Xen in its operating system, expanded its alliance with VMware Wednesday, promising interoperability and certification. They're supposed to collaborate on virtual machine disk formats, paravirtualization and management APIs.
Red Hat says the Swedish Armed Forces, which hasn't taken the field since the early eighteenth century, is going to join the Red Hat-Microsoft skirmish and migrate its servers from NT to Red Hat Linux for security reasons. Red Hat has so far taken almost 200 servers and is running appl...
Red Hat is going to sink about $1.7 million in a new open source R&D center in Brno in the Czech Republic, where Sun, Microsoft and Skype also have R&D centers. Apparently it will benefit from the favorable treatment the country now accords R&D-related expenses. The center, located nea...
It's looking increasingly unlikely that JBoss founder Marc Fleury will be returning to Red Hat from that extended paternity leave he's been on. Apparently the $150 million he made selling JBoss to Red Hat hasn't made him very happy. Over the holidays CNET came by an e-mail that Fleury...
Red Hat managed to increase its fiscal Q3 revenues a hefty 45% compared to last year but its earnings took a 37% dive. The company, which is under fire from Oracle and Microsoft, did $14.6 million, or seven cents a share, on revenues of $105.8 million. This time last year it returned $...
Red Hat, provider of open source solutions, announced that RLPTechnologies has achieved success using a combination of Red Hat and JBoss solutions. Running a grid computing environment on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite for a SOA platform, RLPTechnologies...
Red Hat, provider of open source solutions, announced that the company has experienced strong growth in Spain in recent months, with a substantial increase in the number of customers that rely on its open source technology. Companies from multiple sectors, including energy, insurance, ...
Red Hat announced their strategic partnership with Satyam, a global consulting and IT services provider, to provide innovative and cost effective open source solutions for customers. Red Hat and Satyam are also planning to set up a Center of Excellence (COE) and Open Source Lab in Bang...
Red Hat announced that European Open Source deployment specialist, Sirius Corporation, has become a Red Hat Advanced Partner. By partnering with Sirius Corporation, Red Hat is further extending its outreach to organisations looking to implement integrated, enterprise-class Open Source ...
Red Hat has released its second Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 beta, pushing it our earlier than expected in an apparent response to Microsoft and Novell having smoked the peace pipe.
While assuring a journalist this week that he is not the one 'wagging the dog' any longer - a reference to the $400M sale of JBoss to Red Hat - JBoss founder Marc Fleury, who is now 'Senior Vice President and General Manager of the JBoss division, Red Hat,' expressed frustration at Red...
Red Hat announced that strategic members of Red Hat's broad ecosystem of independent software vendors (ISVs) are already supporting and testing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Beta 2 to prepare for Red Hat's next major subscription milestone. These software partners have begun testing to en...
'We believe that listing on the New York Stock Exchange will increase Red Hat's visibility among investors, reduce trading volatility and offer more efficient pricing,' said Charlie Peters, CFO of Red Hat, Inc. as the company announced that it has it filed an application to list its co...
Red Hat delivered more on the vision of Open Source Architecture by announcing plans to combine a virtualized operating system and a full set of building blocks for building service-oriented (SOA) solutions to provide a flexible, low-cost foundation for enterprise computing. Red Hat be...
The city of Vienna is going with Red Hat on its file servers and Oracle database servers, some of which are evidently going to become PostgreSQL databases.
Red Hat, provider of open source solutions, announced that it has filed an application to list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange. Upon approval of its application, the Company anticipates that its shares of common stock will begin trading on the NYSE on December 12, 2006,...
Red Hat announced the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Beta 2. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, to be released in early 2007, will provide the latest open source technologies for improved performance, security and flexibility. With a continued focus on technologies designed to dri...
Red Hat and Nokia announced that the two companies have agreed to collaborate on carrier-grade telecommunications solutions, allowing Nokia to deliver carrier-grade solutions that meet the high performance and availability requirements demanded by operators.
Red Hat announced that the city of Vienna has selected Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the platform of choice for its servers. Austria's capital is using the operating system for both mission-critical applications such as database servers and other systems including file servers. The decis...
Red Hat RHAT announced its flagship events for 2007, including the Red Hat Summit 2007, JBoss World 2007 and FUDCON 2007. Red Hat is designing these events to encourage content-driven agendas for the company's various constituencies and customers and to add further value to the deploym...
In response to the new Microsoft / Novell / Oracle front it's now facing, Red Hat has quietly slipped an indemnification clause into its defenses. After the Microsoft-Novell rapprochement last Thursday, Red Hat posted a FAQ adding indemnification to its three-year-old Open Source Assur...
When Red Hat CEO Matthew Szulik went on CNBC last Friday after his stock took a nasty hit, he said he's not going to cut prices despite Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's move to undercut him. Whether he can maintain that position in the clinches when negotiating with accounts remains to be se...
Red Hat CEO Matthew Szulik says he is not going to cut prices despite Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's move to undercut him. At least that was Red Hat's first response when Matthew went on CNBC last Friday after his stock took a nasty hit. Whether he can maintain that position in the clinche...
After a hiccup or two at the end, Red Hat has made Fedora Core 6 available for download. Fedora is the company's freebie operating system and its test bed for technologies that eventually show up in its more polished commercial distro.
To fend off Oracle's attempt at a wholesale rout of its customers, Red Hat put a short FAQ on its web site under the headline 'Unfakeable Linux' that promises 'more to follow.' The FAQ starts, oddly enough, with the reassurance that despite Oracle's potentially devastatingly hostile mo...
Some on Wall Street, which has been busily cutting its ratings, reckon that Oracle has just painted a great big takeover target on Red Hat's chest and Global Equities Research analyst Trip Chowdhry thinks that, if Red Hat goes down, IBM is a more likely buyer than Oracle, an interestin...
Red Hat, provider of open source solutions to the enterprise, announced the City of Chicago's successful migration to Red Hat Enterprise Linux for essential government programs, including the vehicle registration system, online job applications, restaurant inspections, ethics training ...
SafeNet, Inc. has announced the release of Sentinel Hardware Keys for Linux platforms, allowing software developers in the Linux community to protect 32-bit software applications from piracy and implement flexible licensing models. Sentinel Hardware Keys are the most widely-deployed ri...
Red Hat announced the second annual Red Hat Government Users Conference on Nov. 8, 2006, in Washington, DC. Open source integration, security, service-oriented architectures (SOA) and storage will be the top priorities on the agenda at the 2006 conference as users from defense, civilia...