hybrid cloud

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Hybrid Clouds Fuel Choices For Health IT

Maureen Kaplan | Healthcare IT News | July 24, 2013

Many healthcare companies are using a range of infrastructure services to meet their changing IT needs. This usually begins with storing data in an in-house data center then moving to collocation in an outsourced data center. Read More »

IBM To Acquire Red Hat, Completely Changing The Cloud Landscape And Becoming World's #1 Hybrid Cloud Provider

Press Release | IBM, Red Hat | October 28, 2018

IBM and Red Hat the world's leading provider of open source cloud software, announced today that the companies have reached a definitive agreement under which IBM will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Red Hat for $190.00 per share in cash, representing a total enterprise value of approximately $34 billion...."The acquisition of Red Hat is a game-changer. It changes everything about the cloud market," said Ginni Rometty, IBM Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "IBM will become the world's #1 hybrid cloud provider, offering companies the only open cloud solution that will unlock the full value of the cloud for their businesses.

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Kogan Sold On OpenStack Cloud

Rohan Pearce | Computerworld | July 8, 2013

The retailer is using Rackspace's OpenStack-based Hybrid Cloud offering to drive its online operations Read More »

Open Source Among Top 10 Insurance Technology Trends in Health IT for 2016

Press Release | X by 2 | February 2, 2016

Healthcare technology is shaking things up faster than ever before. Whether it’s the quicker pace or technology-resistant providers, it’s crucial for leaders to stay educated and up-to-speed on the industry’s top developments. Here are 10 insurance technology trends that should be top of mind for 2016...Open-source will continue to make inroads: Microsoft's recent acceptance of open-source technologies such as Hadoop, Spark and D3.js in its DBMS and BI offerings is a clear indication that vendors are having a hard time keeping closed-source software competitive.

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Open Source Goes Corporate: Can Open Healthcare Be Far Behind?

If you aren't in IT, you may have missed the news that IBM is acquiring Red Hat, a leader in the open source Linux movement, or that, a couple days prior, Microsoft closed on its acquisition of GitHub, a leader in open source software development. Earlier this year Salesforce acquired Mulesoft, and Cloudera and Hortonworks merged; all were other open source leaders. I must confess, I had never heard of some of these companies, but I'm starting to believe what MarketWatch said following the IBM announcement: "open source has truly arrived." What exactly that means, especially for healthcare, I'm not sure, but it's worth exploring. IBM is paying $34b for Red Hat.

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Portability Challenges For Government Agencies Moving To Hybrid Clouds

Jeff Baxter | Computerworld | October 17, 2013

The inaugural IDC Government Insights report, released earlier this year, paints a revealing picture of how the U.S. Federal Government is spending and planning to spend information technology (IT) dollars on cloud solutions. Read More »

Red Hat Unleashes the Power of Linux Containers with Industry’s Broadest Solution Set

Press Release | Red Hat, Inc. | June 28, 2016

Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of the IT industry’s most comprehensive set of enterprise-grade Linux container solutions. Red Hat’s container portfolio spans nearly every application delivery need, from free development tools to a comprehensive container platform that integrates management, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Containers-as-a-Service (CaaS). Addressing modernization of existing IT investments and innovation alike, Red Hat now enables customers to better leverage the full benefits of containerization with more secure, portable and consistent container-based solutions, supporting key open standards such as the Open Container Initiative (OCI) container format and Kubernetes orchestration...

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