Cloud Migrations: More than just moving virtual machines

The long-term business value of introducing cloud infrastructure to the enterprise remains clear and uncontested. Standardizing and automating to a cloud infrastructure leads to a reduction in TCO and yields a high-performing, cost-effective and a stable platform that accelerates innovation. Yet, we continue to hear of the same challenges as businesses tackle a migration to the cloud, from the struggle to rapidly provision systems, to scaling cloud computing environments that didn’t quite serve the requirements of business users.

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Driving Innovation Through Red Hat Services

Communities are at the core of everything that Red Hat does. That’s no secret. What is also no secret is how innovation originates in these communities — ­­open source communities, specifically –­­ to fundamentally change the way people collaborate to solve business problems. It’s about finding a better way to address a common challenge, together.

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Old habits die hard: Beginner’s guide to planning CD in a microservices environment

Business agility requires the ability to develop and deploy apps, quickly, efficiently, and in a streamlined manner. Microservices, for many, is the desired application development framework to meet this need, with Continuous Delivery (CD) the deployment pipeline to support.

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Favorite links and pages of the week – May 23, 2014

by Allyn Collins (Red Hat)

Below are links to some pages and articles we found this week and really liked.

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Blog Post: Red Hat Certification Program Changes 2014, Services Speak
Red Hat CTO: 5 Business Benefits of Open Source Software, HuffingtonPost
Through May 31, 2014, save 15% on any two Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® courses. Sign up today!, Red Hat
Red Hat Announces ManageIQ Community for Open Source Cloud Management, MarketWatch
Red Hat acquisition of Inktank beefs up its storage, TechTarget
Tesora Announces OpenStack Collaborations with Open Source Leaders, Red Hat and Mongo DB, MarketWatch
Red Hat Boosts Storage Capabilities With Inktank Deal, Enterprise Tech

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Washington DC public sector: Join Red Hat Consulting and Cisco to explore the Path to Open Cloud

Government agencies face unprecedented pressure from both the public and employees to adopt the digital tools that have revolutionized communications and services elsewhere. As technology developments in the private sector increasingly outpace government’s ability to adopt them, cloud computing offers agencies unique opportunities to overcome many of the traditional barriers to modernization.

But cloud integration is proving more challenging than it first seemed, with aims for federal data to be as transparent and efficient as possible. At this event, we’ll discuss what’s trending in cloud computing and virtualization, how to overcome challenges to benefit from the power of open source, and explore real use cases on how transitioning to the cloud has worked in both the public and private sector.

On April 8, 2014, join Nextgov and the most creative minds in the federal tech space to learn:

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Favorite links and pages of the week – February 7, 2014

by Allyn Collins (Red Hat)

Below are links to some pages and articles we found this week and really liked.

Red Hat
OpenStack Power Training & Exam at Red Hat Summit 2014, Services Speak
Blog Post: Red Hat architecture framework structure for open source consulting projects, Services Speak
DevOps in Straight English – Part 2 of 2, Red Hat developer blog
Tell us why you should be the Red Hat Certified Professional of the year 2014 and win a free trip to Summit including flight, conference pass, and hotel. Submit your story today!, Red Hat
Red Hat Certifications can help you make the most of your Red Hat subscriptions, learn how, Red Hat

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