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Red Hat Inc, a provider of open source solutions, on Wednesday announced developments in its Cloud Foundations portfolio that promotes consistency between enterprise applications and the cloud. Red Hat is the only vendor that has the infrastructure capable of delivering an open source,...
Red Hat is seeking to drive a wedge between Cisco and its ally VMware. It has supported Cisco’s server effort since the first UCS boxes started shipping last summer and Cisco wants to be the king of virtualization. So now Red Hat has integrated Cisco’s Virtual Network Link (VN-Link) te...
Red Hat rolled out something called Cloud Foundations the other day, claiming it put Red Hat in the same league as Microsoft, the only other company with a comprehensive cloud solution. Of course, Microsoft Azure isn’t open like Red Hat and God forbid Microsoft can’t deliver what’s n...
Red Hat’s desktop virtualization has joined its server virtualization in the 2.2 rev of its standalone KVM hypervisor Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV). Like 2.1 seven months ago, 2.2 can host and manage both Red Hat Linux and Windows VMs and now offers a single infrastructure...
On Wednesday Red Hat, Inc. announced new offerings, ecosystem infrastructure and services designed to provide CIOs with a comprehensive, easy on-ramp to cloud computing. The company announces the expansion of development services that provide customers with the tools and expertise need...
On Tuesday Red Hat, Inc. announced the global launch of the Red Hat Partner Center, an online community and resource center for Red Hat Business Partners. The Center features a single portal for partners to access sales enablement tools including targeted marketing materials on cloud s...
"More than half of Likewise customer server licenses are on Red Hat -- so our relationship with them is a critical one," said Tracy Lothringer, director of strategic alliances, Likewise. "Red Hat is moving well beyond data center oriented Unix migration and is reaching into the broader...
Novell set this week as the deadline for acquisition offers, according to the Wall Street Journal followed by the New York Times. Elliott Associates LLP spokesman Scott Tagliarino claims Elliott, whose $5.75-a-share offer put Novell in play a couple of months ago, knows nothing abou...
Managing an application release and its distribution is a complex piece of the development process. A release may pass every test in QA, then quickly go haywire when in production. Components can get left behind, destination targets are missed or files get installed in the wrong locati...
The role of cloud management solutions in the enterprise world is becoming increasingly important. With the interest and adoption of cloud in the enterprise steadily rising, solutions that help an organization to effectively harness, orchestrate, and govern their use of the cloud are f...
Red Hat handed out a new permission slip first thing Tuesday morning, saying that its Advanced Platform Premium and Server Premium subscribers are entitled to Red Hat Cloud Access. In other words, they’re free to move their supported RHEL widgetry between traditional on-premise serve...
Red Hat on Wednesday announced another endorsement of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization as a foundational technology for clouds. NTT Communications (NTT Com) in Japan has built its new cloud computing and hosting service offering, BizHosting Basic, on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization ...
Red Hat, a provider of open source solutions, on Tuesday announced an expanded offering on Amazon Web Services LLC in an effort to provide enterprises with a more efficient way to reduce costs, drive innovation and improve business agility with cloud computing. Amazon Web Services is t...
Though I am a strong believer in Agile process, I always get a feeling that a product backlog does not give the full picture of the expected product and we need something more to define it. Let us first look at how product backlog is prepared? You start with either a business p...
SYS-CON announced today that "Cloud Expo, Inc." has spun out of SYS-CON Events, Inc. as a startup events management company effective March 1, 2010. Carmen Gonzalez begin_of_the_skype_highlighting     end_of_the_skype_highlighting was named president & CEO of Cloud Expo, Inc. Carmen...
Not to mix metaphors or anything but the Symbian Foundation, which is trying to foster a new open source community around the old Nokia-proprietary mobile phone operating system, is basing the private cloud platform that hosts its developer web site developer.symbian.org on Red Hat’s L...
The first beta of the KVM-based Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (REV) 2.2 – a rev of the stuff IBM is using for its test & dev cloud – was pushed out the door Monday and for the first time the widgetry supports both virtual servers and virtual desktops. The desktop stuff isn’t stan...
Red Hat still can’t call itself a billion-dollar company. A billion dollar is its “milestone revenue goal” and it look like it’s gonna be a few more years before it gets there. Revenues for the fiscal year ended February 28 totaled $748.2 million, up 15%, with subscriptions coming in a...
IBM has launched a new service that lets outside enterprises indulge in software development and testing on its Cloud Platform. IBM currently hosts services on the web like Lotus Live along with a Private cloud option that it launched in 2009. Since then it has steadily expanded its cl...
Cloud Computing in 2010 will be a paradigm shifting technology trend and Cloud Expo is where the Cloud change will form as the single most significant industry event we enter a new decade. Since we announced Cloud Expo three years ago in 2007 and launched it in March of 2008 in New ...
You may wonder whether it’s too early to make the call given the lack of interoperability standards, security concerns, and common definition of cloud computing. Well, the IPTV space shares many of the same similarities – emerging technology, emerging standards, emerging adoption, var...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Virtual Ark, a provider of Fortune 1000 enterprise SaaS enabled applications and services in the clouds, has been named “Platinum Sponsor” of SYS-CON’s 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2...
Oracle co-president Charles Phillips was supposed to become CEO of CA - for all its muddied skirts still one of the world's largest software companies - and then those "soul mates forever" billboards popped up in New York, Atlanta and San Francisco, exposing his near decade-long bi-coa...
Colin Clark launched on Wednesday "CEP Complex Event Processing" topic on Ulitzer. Colin has been processing events in event processing for over 20 years and has both founded a couple of companies and held executive positions at others in the space. Complex event processing, or C...
Now is the time to examine the TCO migrating from Unix to the more cost-effective open systems platforms. This white paper explores the costs associated with legacy data centers and the benefits of migrating to an open systems architecture.
Nasuni, a Massachusetts start-up that’s about to trot out a gateway to cloud storage, has gotten $8 million in Series A funding from North Bridge Venture Partners and Sigma Partners. Nasuni founders CEO Andres Rodriguez, an ex-CTO of the New York Times, and Robert Mason pioneered a clo...
Building on the continued success of the public key infrastructure (PKI) platform, Entrust is advancing the technology to bring it to new markets. With the introduction of Entrust Authority Security Manager 8.0, Entrust customers can implement one of the most trusted PKI security solut...
In response to massive demand, the world's largest Cloud event - the International Cloud Computing Expo series - is expanding its number of tracks and sessions for April 2010. The deadline for the very popular Call for Papers, which resulted in a greater deluge of submissions than ever...
One of the top performing areas for Red Hat has been its Subscription revenue which showed a 21 per cent jump. The sore spot though was it's operating income which lagged by more than $1 million due to $8.8 million for a litigation settlement. In spite of that, it has managed to chalk ...
The message from the VC community is clear – "don't waste our seed money on network and server equipment." The message from the US Government CIO was clear – the US Government will consolidate data centers and start moving towards cloud computing. The message from the software and hard...
Storage solutions manufacturer Paragon Software Group says it now supports the RangeMax Wireless-N Gigabit opensource router from Netgear. Paragon NTFS for Linux will provide complete access to a Windows hard drive attached to NETGEAR's WNR3500L open source router allowing all PCs, cli...
Red Hat says it’s reached an agreement in principle to settle a class action suit pending in the Eastern District of North Carolina that was brought on behalf of shareholders in connection with the restatement of financial results announced in July of 2004. It’s reserving $8.8 million ...
My colleague, Peter Palmieri, just penned a blog post about Microsoft’s recent announcement that the Azure platform will offer extensive and familiar relational database features via SQL Data Services (SDS). In his post, Leveraging Skills, Peter discusses the fact that .NET developers ...
The intersection of data virtualization and enterprise data warehouses represents corporate best practices for delivering the rich data assets available in the enterprise data warehouse with the myriad sources of data now available outside the data warehouse. In Part Two of this two-pa...
Everyone wants to lower their capital expenditures and increase operational efficiency - it's a sign of the times. The economy of the past 12 - 18 months has forced all organizations to do more with less and become more efficient. While everyone can identify with the request to do more...
Cloud Computing and its ability to process the needs of multiple users with shared resources in a dynamic and transparent fashion doesn’t happen by chance. The underlying technologies and their ability to provide elasticity, scalability, and automation, while protecting data in motion,...
Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) has been released today bringing highly interesting new features, specially in the Cloud Computing and Virtualization area. The new Ubuntu server distribution includes two complementary cloud tools, OpenNebula and Eucalyptus, so providing the technology r...
Today, every IT enablement and business transformation task has an element of SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) embedded in it. However, even with matured SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle) processes for IT execution, the gap in identifying business services for an SOA implementat...
Yankee Group today unveiled its annual predictions, projecting that 2010 will be a year of rebuilding for the communications sector. While the economic crisis has permanently changed how consumers, enterprises and network builders approach connectivity, the report, “From Crisis Comes O...
In today’s technology-dependent enterprise environment, the efficiency of most business processes depends directly on the effective performance of the IT infrastructure. Almost every single activity - from servicing a customer to shipping purchased products - is dependent upon one or m...