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Red Hat Announces Red Hat OpenShift Platform Plus, Continuing to Innovate in the Kubernetes and Containers Space

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Futurum senior analyst Steven Dickens provides his take on the announcements of the latest version of Red Hat OpenShift becoming generally available. As customers look to innovate and simplify cloud operations, whether that is on-premises, in the cloud, or at the edge, complexity and scale is often a challenge. Red Hat is focused on delivering a simplified hybrid cloud management experience and these announcements build on this holistic vision.

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SUSECon Digital ‘22: Announcements from the All Things SUSE Conference

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Futurum senior analyst Steven Dickens provides his take on the announcements coming out of the SUSECon Digital ’22, the annual global technical conference for SUSE customers and partners that has been going on this week, including the company announcements around SLES 15.4, a raft of updates to SUSE Rancher and Neuvector, security updates, partnerships, and more.

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Is SUSE becoming the Container Company?

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Futurum analyst Steven Dickens provides his take on the recently announced updates to Rancher and NeuVector. At the recent KUBECON Europe event, SUSE took the opportunity to expand on its vision for container security and provide updates to its strategic container management platform Rancher.

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Ericsson and Intel Form Cloud RAN Tech Hub to Synthesize R&D and Bolster Software Roadmaps

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Futurum’s Ron Westfall evaluates the formation of Ericsson-Intel Tech Hub enabling both companies to pool their R&D resources to advance Ericsson Cloud RAN capabilities running on Intel technology, ease CNF application adoption, and provide a roadmap for upcoming commercial software releases as CSPs evolve their RAN strategies in the emerging Open 5G era.

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SUSE Announces Solid Q1 Earnings and Updates on Rancher Growth — Are They Becoming an Acquisition Target?

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Futurum analyst Steven Dickens provides his take on the recently announced Q1 earnings from SUSE. With SUSE having recently acquired Rancher Labs and NeuVector, this set of numbers goes a long way toward demonstrating proficiencies on both execution and growth. What’s ahead? SUSE’s continued growth may well make the company show up on the radar of mega-cap IT titans as they look to add growth to the mix and freshen up their approach to hybrid cloud.

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SUSE Announces Full Year ’21 Earnings and Q4 Results — Busy Year Ends in Solid Performance

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Futurum analyst Steven Dickens provides his take on the recently announced Q4 and full year 2021 earnings from SUSE. With SUSE having had a busy year with the acquisitions of NeuVector and Rancher Labs, the company had a lot to digest. SUSE showed strong growth and positive signals across all areas of the business, including hyperscaler cloud adoption, and continued to demonstrate that the company’s strategic investments in marketing and sales execution are paying off.

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Red Hat Announces OpenShift 4.9 — Getting Closer to the Edge With Myriad Enhancements — and Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes

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Futurum Research senior analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on news coming out of the Linux Foundation’s KubeCon event by Red Hat. As edge computing use cases explode, Kubernetes deployments have become under increasing stress. The latest additions to Red Hat’s flagship OpenShift Kubernetes orchestration platform position the platform to address the scale and complexity of such edge use cases and also handle the inherent network connectivity issues that exist at the edge.