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Not just a barking dog: Open-source developers grow to embrace software as a service

The open-source movement has a history that captures both its community spirit and renegade impact. Sometimes, that history even involves a yapping animal. In Linux, the “biff” command notifies users when mail arrives and identifies the deliverer. Was “biff” a cleverly conceived acronym for a remarkably sophisticated programming language? No. It was named after a …

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Enterprise security evolves alongside automation, intelligent orchestration

Cybersecurity professionals today are betting a bundle on automation. Short-staffed, under-skilled, and facing novel threats, they hope automation can help by performing certain tasks on their behalf. But simply buying a few software products may not substantively improve a company’s security stance, according to Ted Julian (pictured), vice president of product management and co-founder of Resilient, …

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‘Digital transformation requires a change of mindset’

Digital transformation requires more wholesale change than some industry leaders may assume, as Red Hat chief technologist Ian Hood explains. Ian Hood is chief technologist at global services provider Red Hat. In his role, he acts as a strategic adviser to the company’s community of customers and partners. Prior to this, he was responsible for …

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We Will Be Number One in Hybrid Cloud

IBM is in the midst of being reinvented and the acquisition of Red Hat is a big part of that. A primary business for IBM is helping companies integrate their mission-critical work into a multi-cloud world in a secure way. “All of us know the big job is how to manage it, access controls, security, …

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Box CEO Sees the Underlying Value of Box Increasing Because of IBM-Red Hat Deal

Box CEO Aaron Levie says that the IBM-Red Hat Deal showed what the underlying value of incumbent technology companies like Salesforce, ServiceNow, and “hopefully Box” is potentially worth. Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, was interviewed on CNBC about the impact of the IBM-Red Hat deal on Box: Red Hat Deal Puts IBM in a Great …

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