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Open source vendor Red Hat upped the proportion of its global business transacted through the channel to more than two thirds in Q1
Cloud backup and disaster recovery firm Acronis launched its Small Office: Cloud Server Backup product, aimed squarely at the smallest of the small SMBs — the home office worker. It’s a release that signals a mental channel shift around security and data protection as the number of remote workers continues to grow.
The PHP app server company is looking to ramp up its channel with a new program, believing that the programming language is poised for the kind of growth enjoyed by the open-source operating system a decade ago.
For the three months to Feb. 28, Red Hat’s profits rose 19 percent to $43 million annually on sales which jumped 17 percent to $348 million over the same period – just shy of Wall Street expectations of $349.4 million, causing a share price slump of up to 11 percent in after-hours trading.
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In a keynote speech, Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior singled out the five biggest technology trends she believes will shape the industry in the coming years: mobile, cloud, a new breed of apps, the Internet of things, and data and analytics.
Cisco and NetApp continue to improve the FlexPod system as each company recognizing the rising need for FlexPod to become a unifying tool in the management of private infrastructure and public cloud environments.
Red Hat’s Bryan Che offers a look into Red Hat’s future roadmap, which includes a focus on an open hybrid cloud with an eye on storage flexibility. As cloud methods evolve and change, Che says Red Hat wants to be an enabler of all cloud visions.
Red Hat’s Jerry Lumpkin offers a look at how driving the latest cloud capabilities deeper into the IT space is linked with educating its partner community. With a plan to enable a “core group of partners,” Red Hat hopes to accelerate enablement with partners that can show how its done and lend a helping hand.
Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst says the company’s competitive advantage is still its open-source nature, which allows continued collaboration and innovation through flexibility. Amid IT convergence, Whitehurst alluded to Red Hat becoming the glue that builds out a new world of IT, which is valuable for both Red Hat its partners.