Our favorite links and posts of the week

by Mike Randall (Red Hat)

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

Red Hat
Check out the latest Guaranteed-to-run course schedule, RedHat
Red Hat Training EMEA summer promotion, Red Hat
WEBINAR: Simplify large-scale middleware migrations with JBoss Windup, ServicesSpeak
WEBINAR: How Cigna builds better applications, quicker with agile testing, RedHat
New Red Hat OpenStack admin course, LinuxUserUK
Red Hat Gluster will transform storage market, IDC analyst predicts, TechTarget
Red Hat announces GlusterFS 3.4 software-defined storage, VARGuy
Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure enables flexibility in virtual datacenters, RedHat

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Our favorite links and posts of the week

by Mike Randall (Red Hat)

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

Red Hat
Check out the latest Guaranteed-to-run course schedule, RedHat
Red Hat Training EMEA summer promotion, Red Hat
WEBINAR: Simplify large-scale middleware migrations with JBoss Windup, ServicesSpeak
WEBINAR: How Cigna builds better applications, quicker with agile testing, RedHat
WEBINAR: Why your cloud strategy should include PaaS, RedHat
Red Hat on cloud futures and trends, DigitalNewsAsia

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Favorite links and posts of the week

by Mike Randall (Red Hat)

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

Red Hat
Check out the latest Guaranteed-to-run course schedule, RedHat
Red Hat Training EMEA summer promotion, Red Hat
Announcing the Red Hat certificate of expertise in server hardening, ServicesSpeak
WEBINAR: How Cigna builds better applications, quicker with agile testing, RedHat
Red Hat exec debunks open source myth, FutureGov
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: A rock-solid desktop distribution for companies, TechTips
Why combine Red Hat Enterprise Linux and OpenStack? Technology optimization benefits., RedHat

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Our favorite links and pages of the week

by Mike Randall (Red Hat)

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

Red Hat
Check out the latest Guaranteed-to-run course schedule, RedHat
Red Hat Training EMEA summer promotion, Red Hat
Java enterprise application migration: the four pillars of success, ServicesSpeak
Cigna named 2013 Red Hat Innovator of the Year, InvestorsBusinessDaily
Red Hat makes OpenStack, open hybrid cloud push official, VARGuy
Red Hat advances OpenShift enterprise with new release, SysCon
Red Hat on RHEL7, MariaDB and enterprise Linux, ServerWatch
OpenStack marks third birthday, ZDNet
Red Hat’s cloud strategy centers on bundled products and top-notch support, LinuxToday
Can Red Hat hijack OpenStack (in a good way)?, VARGuy

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The best of 2013, so far

We’ve somehow already reached the halfway point of the calendar year. Since Halloween decorations will be out before you know it, we thought it would be a good idea to look back at our most popular posts from the first six months of the year, just in case you missed something. Have something in mind you want to read about during the second half of the year? Want to contribute? Please let us know.

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Our favorite links and pages of the week

by Mike Randall (Red Hat)

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

Red Hat
Check out the latest Guaranteed-to-run course schedule, RedHat
Red Hat Training EMEA summer promotion, Red Hat
Cloud adoption for enhanced business stability, ServicesSpeak
OpenStack accelerating commitment by big vendors, Domicity
Red Hat puts Linux into OpenStack cloud, GCN
Red Hat ships shiny new KVM and OpenStack software, TheRegister

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Cloud Adoption for Enhanced Business Stability

by Satish Irrinki (Red Hat)

Increasingly in today’s world, data centers are moving towards software-defined computing, networking, and storage. IT infrastructure that supports the application and data workloads is moving from bare metal servers to cloud. While the most obvious justification for this shift can be summarized as increased efficiency, capacity utilization, and flexibility (to scale up or down), there are less obvious fundamental economic and financial principles in play that contribute to overall business stability of the organizations and lines of business (LOB).

Cloud computing has changed the cost structure of IT infrastructure. Historically, IT infrastructure was considered a capital expenditure (CapEx) that requires large upfront investments leading to higher fixed costs for the business. With the advent of cloud computing, primarily because of its pay-for-use billing model, IT expenditure shifted from fixed operating cost structure to variable operating cost (OpEx) model.

This shift not only decreases the need for larger cash flow requirements or, in lieu, higher liabilities on balance sheet (akin to capitalization of lease expenses) for the CapEx, it also reduces the volatility in the operating income for the business.

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Our favorite links and pages of the week

by Mike Randall (Red Hat)

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

Red Hat
Check out the latest Guaranteed-to-run course schedule, RedHat
Red Hat Training EMEA summer promotion, Red Hat
Red Hat Certified Professional reception photos from Summit, ServicesSpeak
Red Hat adds commercial public cloud offering to OpenShift PaaS, InfoQ

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