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IBM reports mixed Q2 earnings as slump drags on despite cloud growth

Red Hat’s financials to be incorporated into updated cloud forecast in August IBM reported quarterly earnings this week showing strong cloud growth despite revenue slumping for the fourth quarter in a row, to $19.2 billion. The cloud and cognitive software division, buoyed by 5 percent growth to $5.6 billion in sales, represents Big Blue’s strategic… Read More

IBM to acquire Red Hat in $34 billion deal

IBM says it is to become the world’s leading hybrid cloud provider following the acquisition of cloud software provider Red Hat for $34 billion In a joint press release, the companies announced that they have reached a definitive agreement under which IBM will acquire all issued and outstanding common shares of Red Hat. Red Hat is the… Read More

Alibaba Cloud to offer Red Hat open source

Alibaba Cloud has joined the Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider Program, the tech giant has announced. Through the partnership, Alibaba cloud will offer Red Hat open source solutions to Alibaba’s global customer base. Red Hat open source solutions will be available to Alibaba Cloud customers in the coming months, with Red Hat Enterprise… Read More

Red Hat container platform OpenShift Dedicated launches on Google Cloud

Red Hat has announced the general availability of OpenShift Dedicated across Google Cloud Platform, bringing the open source container platform as a managed service to customers using Google’s cloud infrastructure. In an official blog post, Google product manager Martin Buhr wrote that the move will help accelerate the adoption of ‘Kubernetes, containers and cloud-native application… Read More

Twenty-five years of Linux: A quiet revolution

Twenty-five years ago, a quiet revolution began that now shapes much of our modern world: Linux was born. Martin Percival, senior solutions architect at Red Hat, looks at what’s to come… On the 25th of August, 1991, Linus Torvalds sent out a simple message to a Usenet newsgroup which asked for some feedback on a new… Read More