[News] Red Hat Wants Capitalisation (Heaps of Linux Announcements from Red Hat Released)

[News] Red Hat Wants Capitalisation (Heaps of Linux Announcements from Red Hat Released)

Post by Roy Schest » Fri, 09 Nov 2007 13:14:14

ed Hat strategy spans virtualized, cloud and appliance deployments

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| Red Hat Executive Vice President of Engineering Paul Cormier on Nov. 7
| predicted that Red Hat new Linux Automation strategy, which allows Red
| Hat-certified applications to run anywhere, at any time, will help the
| company to more than double its current server market share. In addition, he
| said, Red Hat Enterprise Linux will have ver 50 percent of server market
| share by 2015. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^


Red Hat partners with Amazon for Enterprise Linux fabric in Elastic Compute

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| My take on these announcements is that Red Hat wants to take its Linux
| distribution clout far beyond the market for dedicated servers and blades at
| individual enterprises, and become the de facto industry standard for how
| hosting organizations, telecommunications providers, entertainment providers,
| and on-demand ISVs deploy all their applications over the next 10 years.


This isn't the first time they they outline plans to conquer and grab Windows'
lunch (not just UNIX). That's why Microsoft signed an anti-Red Hat deal with

Big chunk of new press releases...

Red Hat Announces Red Hat Enterprise Linux Available On Demand on Amazon
Elastic Compute Cloud

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| This collaboration makes all the capabilities of Red Hat Enterprise Linux,
| including the Red Hat Network management service, world-class technical
| support and over 3,400 certified applications, available to customers on
| Amazon's proven network infrastructure and datacenters.


Red Hat Announces Appliance Platform to Improve Economics and Expand Market for
Software Vendors

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| The Red Hat Appliance Operating System will allow applications that are
| certified on Red Hat Enterprise Linux to be deployed as software appliances
| on the broadest range of servers in the industry, including those running Red
| Hat Enterprise Linux, VMware ESX and Microsoft Windows Viridian.


Red Hat Enables Virtualization for Millions of Servers

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| Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.1 virtualization delivers considerably broader
| server support than proprietary virtualization products, and up to twice the
| performance.


Red Hat Infrastructure Strategy Spans Virtualized, Cloud and Appliance

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| Red Hat's Linux Automation strategy covers all facets of the IT environment
| necessary to enable any application to be run anywhere, at any time.


Seems like some fluff... less about new products. Desktop Red Hat (RHEL) is
coming soon...


Red Hat and Sun Collaborate to Advance Open Source Java Technology

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| Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today
| announced an agreement with Sun Microsystems to advance open source Java
| software. Red Hat has signed Sun's broad contributor agreement that covers
| participation in all Sun-led open source projects by all Red Hat engineers.

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Stratus Unveils Two New Fault-Tolerant Systems

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| In addition to using dual-core Xeon chips in its low-end ftServer 2500 and
| midrange ftServer 4400, Stratus announced July 16 that it will offer support
| for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS4 operating system across its
| fault-tolerant line.

http://www.yqcomputer.com/ ,1895,2158576,00.asp

Microsoft: No IP Talks with Red Hat

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| That approach will not work for Red Hat; Cormier's position has been, "I want
| to talk to the folks at Microsoft about our two operating systems and how we
| can work together to solve real customer problems without attaching any
| unrelated strings, such as intellectual property."

http://www.yqcomputer.com/ ,1895,2159118,00.asp

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