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Security Implications of IBM-Red Hat Merger Unclear
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Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli,
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10/31/2018 | 10:38:35 PM
Re: RedHat stays RedHat
@Dr.T: I really don't think we're going to see much difference. Red Hat, despite being an open-source firm, is a for-profit company. It was really a matter of time before a more traditional and larger tech firm sunk their teeth into them to help gain a bigger open-source foothold.
Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
10/31/2018 | 10:35:56 PM
Re: Reuters
@Dr.T: Sure, but no more than any other big open-source tech firm, more or less. I was just pointing out some of the bad reporting on this when the news initially broke.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
10/31/2018 | 1:23:15 PM
INM
IBM and Red Hat together will have a leading container-based, cloud-native development platform and a very broad portfolio of open source middleware and tools, I think this is the reason IBM buys RedHat, their cloud solutions.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
10/31/2018 | 1:21:25 PM
RedHat stays RedHat
Red Hat will become a fully owned IBM subsidiary but will continue to operate as an independent unit within IBM's Hybrid Cloud Group This may nbe good for the industry, we need RedHat stays RedHat
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
10/31/2018 | 1:19:50 PM
Re: Reuters
Red Hat isn't exactly what one would describe as a security company. Agree. I do not this RedHat is a security company. At the same time all the companies are today probably.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
10/31/2018 | 1:18:42 PM
Re: Reuters
I think the biggest implication I've see so far: confusion I think they are clear with what they are doing, iBM needs things already used by enterprises, otherwise they will go out of business soon.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
10/31/2018 | 1:17:13 PM
RedHat
I am not ready that excited about this merge, it is like one dynamic good company will be lost in IBMs complex and slow business.
Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
10/29/2018 | 9:21:53 PM
Reuters
I think the biggest implication I've see so far: confusion. After the news broke, Reuters reported that IBM was acquiring "security company Red Hat".

And, of course, Red Hat isn't exactly what one would describe as a security company.


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