Paul Cormier

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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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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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Red Hat Delivers More Secure Containers with New Scanning Capability

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

Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today launched a new container scanning interface to enable security partners to easily plug into Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. As containers move from experiment to enterprise-reality, a key consideration is security. Today’s news builds upon Red Hat’s leadership in container security. By integrating with multiple container scanners, Red Hat and its partners enable users to more easily see what’s running inside their containers and whether the latest security updates have been applied. The new container capabilities come via the latest version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host, which serves as the container operating system for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform...

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Red Hat Summit 2013: Company Pushes 'Open Innovation' As Future Of IT

Lynn Haber | TechTarget | June 13, 2013

Red Hat Inc.'s lead for its technology and product organizations, Paul Cormier, opened Day 2 of the ninth annual Red Hat Summit, held here on Wednesday, by explaining how some of the company's pivotal undertakings over the past 11 years will provide the springboard to where Red Hat is headed tomorrow. Read More »

Red Hat Summit: Open Source Trends, Cloud Outlook, Innovation And More

Anne Stuart | TechTarget | June 14, 2013

Open-source enthusiasts from around the world descended on Boston recently for the annual Red Hat Summit, an intensive technology conference sponsored by Red Hat Inc., a Raleigh, N.C.-based provider of Linux and open source technology. 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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Red Hat Summit

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 2, 2017 - 9:00am - May 4, 2017 - 7:15pm
Location: 
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
United States

The Red Hat Summit is an open source technology conference designed to showcase the best and latest technology in virtualization, cloud computing, platform, middleware, storage, and systems management. The 2017 Red Hat Summit is the 13th annual summit since its start in 2005. Themes for 2017 include big data, internet of things (IoT), OpenStack, containers, culture of collaboration, IT strategy, management tools, security, integration, infrastructure, DevOps, business automation, application platforms, delivery, and development. Attendees can have access to breakout sessions, general sessions, hands-on labs and trainings, keynotes, Birds-of-a-Feather sessions, discovery sessions, and the Partner Theater...

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