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Friday Five — March 2, 2018

The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat® blog post with 5 of the week’s top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye.

Thanks to digital transformation, the speed of change and innovation is moving faster than ever. But how do you organize for innovation? Jim Whitehurst explained during a keynote at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. He shared insight into how organizations can best defend against disruption while keeping their innovative edge.

Our innovative technology is an output of our culture—our people—who give us the ability to adapt and rebound in the wake of disruptive change. Our model of working across multiple open source communities has allowed us not just to survive, but enabled us to actually thrive as a new technology shift arrived.

Deeper cross portfolio integration and the latest Red Hat Satellite and Red Hat CloudForms releases help foster more rapid cloud deployments and simplified day 2 operations. The integrations are aimed at enabling users to not only identify critical risks, but also create enterprise change plans and automatically generate Ansible playbooks to remediate those risks.

The combination of today’s threat environment with the constant demand for innovation is putting extreme stress on businesses of all sizes across every industry, from developer to CIO. This pressure to innovate continues to grow, which leaves organizations paralyzed when confronted with the need for security, risk management, and their compliance goals.

By providing Zing with JBoss Data Grid, Red Hat is extending support for persistent operation of Java instances that can manage up to eight terabytes of memory, designed to reduce the number of nodes needed in the cluster and simplify deployment and management.