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How Will the $34B IBM Acquisition Affect Red Hat Users?

How Will the $34B IBM Acquisition Affect Red Hat Users?

Red Hat users looking to maintain hybrid cloud or multi-cloud deployments because they can’t go “all in” on the cloud will benefit from IBM’s $34 billion acquisition of the enterprise open source solutions provider, Nintex  chief evangelist Ryan Duguid told CMSWire.

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Container Security Woes Push Evolution in 2 Directions

Container Security Woes Push Evolution in 2 Directions

Containers are quickly becoming a fixture of software deployments. Driven, at least in part, by the adoption of microservices, containers provide lightweight sandboxes in which to run software. Unlike virtual machines governed by hypervisors such as Hyper-V, VMware or Oracle VirtualBox, containers do not need an entire operating system stack.

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Want to Improve Your IT Team? Then Break Down Silos, Adopt Microservices

Want to Improve Your IT Team? Then Break Down Silos, Adopt Microservices

Organizations that break down silos to create cross-functional IT teams benefit from quicker deployments, more efficient patching and overall better services. Seattle-based Chef, which provides support for business infrastructure and applications, announced these and other findings this week in its annual state of IT survey.

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Docker’s Latest Buy Could Simplify Your Data Center

Docker’s Latest Buy Could Simplify Your Data Center

Docker Inc. — the company spearheading the containerization trend that’s revolutionizing data centers — today announced its acquisition of a small firm called Unikernel Systems. You won’t read about this too many other places, so I should explain right up front why this deal may be important to you.

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Middleware Becomes Containerized: JBoss Adopts Docker

Middleware Becomes Containerized: JBoss Adopts Docker

Red Hat’s JBoss may be responsible for as much as one-fifth of the world’s active enterprise middleware deployments, giving it a position in the market that many presidential candidates have enjoyed this season: a respectable second place.   Today, Raleigh, N.C.-based Red Hat opened up the public beta process for the

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Could HPE’s ‘Composable Infrastructure’ Benefit CX?

Could HPE’s ‘Composable Infrastructure’ Benefit CX?

Conferences such as last week’s HPE Discover 2015 in London typically begin with the theme that the pace of change for technology is so brisk that everything becomes new again in just a few short years.

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Azure Container Service Could Alter Your Business

Does your business’ day-to-day success depend upon the functionality of any single core component of software, especially one produced by any name-brand manufacturer? Remember when such a dependence was touted as a good thing? Today, Microsoft took a major strategic step forward in building out its Azure platform — one

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The Whole Bit About Customers and Quality Testing

The Whole Bit About Customers and Quality Testing

It came as a bit of a surprise to me that CMSWire, a publication ostensibly about improving digital customer experience (DX), has published so few items about the topics of quality control (QC) and quality assurance (QA). There is a logical reason for this, but I’m not sure I

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