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Red Hat raided Intel for a guy to run its North American sales and came back with Greg Symon, who had been running the global software relations organization within Intel’s Software Solutions Group. Symon started the unit. Red Hat expects him to expand its enterprise customer base and ...
Red Hat offshoot rPath has named Tim Buckley, once the COO of Red Hat and lately the principal of Buckley Investments, to its board as executive chairman. He’s supposed to help rPath accelerate its push into the enterprise market with solutions for reducing the cost and complexity of d...
rPath today announced that Tim Buckley, principal of Buckley Investments and former chief operating officer of Red Hat, has joined the rPath board of directors as the executive chairman. From his newly created post, Buckley will help rPath accelerate its push into the enterprise market...
Red Hat has named Greg Symon as vice president and general manager of North American sales. With more than 25 years of business and sales experience, Symon will play a key leadership role in the development and execution of Red Hat's North American sales strategy and growth. Prior to R...
AMD has released code on the ATI R600 series concerning 3D acceleration so that the open-source Linux drivers can begin to support the newer ATI graphics processors. This Linux code is needed to begin fostering the development of an open-source R600 3D driver. The microcode for the new...
Red Hat is on its way to supporting Google Web Toolkit (GWT) as part of its JBoss Enterprise Application Platform subscription. GWT is the open source project that helps Java developers build AJAX web applications for any browser, something traditional UI technologies for Java EE can't...
"The days of Cloud 1.0 are here," stated Red Hat CTO Brian Stevens in his session this morning at 1st International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (Cloud Expo), in San Jose. He discussed the evolution of the cloud, and how to build a cloud. Over the last five years, the open source ...
Virtualization carries the promises of flexibility, lower costs, ease of deployment and simplified server management. However, when condensing the physical resources of your enterprise, are you considering how to make applications easily accessible to the growing number of remote users...
AMD, in collaboration with Red Hat, have demonstrated the “live migration” of a virtual machine across vendor platforms. Live migration enables the movement of running virtual machines from one physical server to another without disrupting service to the end user, something that, till ...
By the end of the month Red Hat will release JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 4.3 and JBoss Operations Network 2.1, which are supposed give it more skin in the enterprise SOA game. The company said the new revs feature cooperative support and allow for remote monitoring and management of ...
Red Hat is a trusted open source provider. Red Hat offers enterprise customers a long-term plan for building infrastructures on the quality and innovation of open source. Combining open source operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with applications, management, ...
Red Hat says Scalent Systems is supporting Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 standalone and with Xen, extending virtualization and data center automation beyond hypervisors to bare metal servers, network and storage connectivity. Scalent V/OE provisions virtual or bare metal servers and assoc...
Open Source. Open Standards. Open Collaboration. For the past 15 years, Linux has served as the benchmark of a successful global open source project. The impact has been far reaching: today it powers the Internet, a significant portion of the datacenter, is the emerging market choice f...
Hector Ruiz, the ex-AMD CEO who sheparded the so-called "asset lite" strategy into being, will be chairman and give up the chair at AMD. ATIC and AMD will split the board at the joint venture. The deal is expected to close by the end of the year. It covers AMD's two fabs in Germany, pl...
Red Hat Thursday delivered what it called the industry’s first integrated Linux-based High Performance Computing (HPC) platform, otherwise known as the Red Hat HPC Solution, an all-in-one HPC cluster stack that Red Hat and Platform Computing put together over the last year. The deliver...
While the American economy dangles by a thread over a lake of molten lava, the American corporation keeps chugging along. Red Hat says it has no material exposure to the debacle and that September has been no different than the beginning of any other quarter. Its pipeline is reportedly...
MindTree announced that it has entered into a global strategic alliance with iTKO LISA. MindTree will develop a ready-to-use testing framework and deliver solutions for the Travel, BFSI, Media and Retail industries using the iTKO tool set that will be made available to MindTree's custo...
Red Hat never did like Xen. It liked it even less after Citrix bought XenSource a year ago and Microsoft cuddled up with Citrix, Virtual Iron and Novell, Xen’s first Linux promoter. Among other things, it didn’t have control of the technology.
Not only enterprise portals integrators are using AJAX at the portal level but now they can also use it for the development of more user-friendly JSR-168 portlets. With the arrival of new standards, AJAXified JSF Components like IceFaces ot RichFaces became a reality that can be portab...
Brian Stevens, the Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering of Red Hat, delivered his Virtualization Keynote 'The Future of the Virtual Enterprise' at SYS-CON's Virtualization Conference & Expo 2007 West in San Francisco. 'Virtualization is the hottest subject today,...
Microsoft has finally explained what its subscription-based Albany gambit is and it's like what we said it would be. Microsoft officially calls it Microsoft Equipt and it's meant to push out Office Home and Office Student 2007 as kinda, sorta, almost, but not quite SaaS widgetry to get...
HP may lose the head of its Personal Systems Group (PSG), Todd Bradley, to Motorola. He's on Moto's list of two candidates to run its cell phone operation, according to the Wall Street Journal. Everybody's still in denial because negotiations are at the sensitive stage, the paper said....
Ceedo recently announced Ceedo Enterprise -- a complete virtualization product that allows IT administrators to easily create, deploy and remotely manage desktop workspace environments enabling a number of cost-effective scenarios including: application portability, remote management, ...
Citrix announced the availability of Citrix XenServer software factory integrated on Dell PowerEdge servers. Citrix and Dell have partnered to make integrated server virtualization technology a reality for customers of all sizes. The initial products now available to Dell customers wor...
VMware has cozied up with ASUS, Gigabyte, Inventec and Tyan to get more customers for its brand of virtualization by certifying the ODMs one-, two- and four-socket servers as well as their blade servers. It's already got a deal with Supermicro. The vendors are certifying their systems ...
For a 22% interest, Intel, Google, Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks are putting $3.2 billion into a new company that Craig McCaw's Clearwire and Sprint Nextel, two of the walking wounded, are forming that combines their WiMax wireless broadband businesses. Trilogy E...
Questions, it is said, focus our thinking. Some go so far as to say that it is 'better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.' And good questions, it is generally agreed, outrank easy answers. Here then is a round-up of some of the 'good questions' asked recently at SYS...
Curl announced the results from a recent performance benchmark test of the Curl Rich Internet Application (RIA) platform, Version 6.0, and Adobe Flex 3. The test aimed to compare the performance of these two RIA platforms and found the Curl language to outperform ActionScript 3, the pr...
Red Hat is a trusted open source provider. Red Hat offers enterprise customers a long-term plan for building infrastructures on the quality and innovation of open source. Combining open source operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with applications, management...
International Virtualization Conference & Expo faculty alumni include such notable speakers as: Brian Stevens, CTO of Red Hat; Stephen Herrod, CTO of VMware; Vern Brownell, founder and CEO of Egenera; Simon Crosby, founder and CTO of Citrix XenSource; Hubert Yoshida, vice president and...
Red Hat has made Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 available, saying it enhances virtualization, desktop, security, clustering, networking and hardware support. Virtualization of very large systems, with up to 64 CPUs and 512GB of memory, is now possible and there's virtualization support f...
Embarcadero Technologies announced that they signed a definitive asset purchase agreement with Borland Software Corporation to purchase its CodeGear division. The transaction is expected to close in 30 to 60 days. By combining these comapnies in development tools and database tools, Em...
As Service-Oriented Architectures gain ground, it becomes obvious that their performance is the key to their success. I'm going to briefly write about two sessions that I attended in JavaOne 2008. They outline two totally different approaches from two very different companies. You're g...
One of the hottest buzzwords you hear these days at conferences and read in blogs and forums is REST. It is often promoted as a way of building Web Services and as a lightweight alternative to SOAP and other Web Services frameworks, but in fact it's much more. REST is an architectural ...
Sybase announced that AJAX development capabilities and further Microsoft .NET enhancements have been added to the latest version of Sybase PowerBuilder 11, the premier 4GL rapid application development (RAD) tool. PowerBuilder 11.2 represents another milestone in the PowerBuilder road...
Scalent Systems announced that it is one of the select finalists for 'Best Virtualization Product' in the European IT industry's Techworld Awards (formerly Network Awards). The Techworld Awards have recognized great products in the industry for over thirteen years. Scalent shares the t...
Microsoft issued a short, murky statement Sunday afternoon saying it has suggested a limited alignment with Yahoo. It does not explain its proposal. Perhaps it's thinking along the lines of the deal Yahoo is supposed to be negotiating with Google, perhaps a partial acquisition (perhaps...
Red Hat has been tinkering with senior management. Paul Cormier, executive VP of engineering, is now executive VP and president, product and technologies, responsible for product market, QA and support as well as engineering. CFO Charlie Peters is now also responsible operations and IT...
Red Hat announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.1, in combination with Reuters Market Data System (RMDS 6.0), IBM BladeCenter H and 10 Gigabit Ethernet technology from Blade Network Technologies and Chelsio Communications, delivers record-breaking performance results that meet key de...
Red Hat has filed a friend of the court brief with the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals complaining that the patent system is a hindrance to open source and asking it to bar software patents - or at least put a leash on them. The court is supposed to hear the so-called Bilski case - wh...