Healthcare organizations see healthy gains from mobile investments

Mobility is becoming standard strategy among U.S. healthcare organizations that want to improve productivity, patient engagement and patient care. In fact, 82 percent of healthcare organizations have a fully implemented mobile strategy and 78 percent say they are achieving a positive return on their mobile app investments, according to Red Hat’s latest mHealth survey. Read on to learn more about the findings of the survey in this blog post written by the Red Hat Mobile Team.

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Mobile edge computing in support of IoT

In 2015, there were more than 60 million cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) connections in North America alone, and by 2020, that number will reach 175 million, according to a new study from the GSMA. Forecasts vary on the global internet of things (IoT) market, but several put it at more than a trillion dollars in the next few years. Scalar Market Research estimates that the IoT market will be worth $1.47 trillion this year, and reach nearly $3 trillion by 2022. The global telcos sit in the middle of this – they interconnect all of these devices (along with everything else we use in modern communications today) by hosting “edge” locations in every city and town worldwide. Because of this, telcos are perfectly positioned to support the IoT market by bringing intelligence to the edge in the form of mobile edge computing (MEC).

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Red Hat Summit wants your presentation proposals.

Here at Red Hat, we are gearing up for Red Hat Summit 2017, to be held May 2-4 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. We hope you’re gearing up as well, and we invite you to join us in sharing your ideas, insights and innovations in a presentation. The call for proposals is now open through December 2.  

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Join Us: Where to find Red Hat’s healthcare team this fall

Healthcare organizations continue to experience big change and opportunity, and there’s a lot to consider – from security and privacy to patient financing and new assistive technologies. Often it helps to check in with partners and providers for insights, advice and support. Here at Red Hat, our healthcare team is ready to provide that, and is gearing up for a busy fall conference season. In fact, it’s already begun with this week’s Security Summit Week Healthcare Day at HIMSS in Cleveland!

Red Hat’s E.G. Nadhan and Craig Klein today at Security Summit Week Healthcare Day in Cleveland

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How open source and Red Hat help Swisscom give everyone in Switzerland a ‘piece of the cloud.’

What do telcos think of open source, OpenStack and Red Hat? If you ask Swisscom, all three are helping to deliver modern, highly-scalable cloud platforms. In fact, Swisscom says since deploying Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Red Hat Virtualization as the basis of its new cloud infrastructure, the company is able to develop and deliver new digital products faster and more efficiently.

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Necessity drives innovation in NFV architecture.

Imagine if we could easily order secure network services we want online in the same amount of time it takes to brew a cortado – just minutes. Imagine no more. Lots of excitement and energy continue to surround production deployments of innovative cloud-based network functions virtualization (NFV) services and it is getting even better as enterprise and consumers customers can order, customize, and manage their network services with just a few clicks of a mouse.

Our long-time partners, Swisscom, Verizon, Telefonica, and NTT are expanding their cloud services in an effort to offer enormous savings and agility to their business customers, and to become among first movers that capture their share of the IT as a Service (ITaaS) opportunity that research firms forecast to be worth more than $150 billion in 2020.


Barcelona’s unique architecture by Spanish Catalan architect Gaudí

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Join us: Red Hat’s telco NFV Mini-Summit at OpenStack Summit Barcelona

Kick off OpenStack Summit Barcelona with an evening of network functions virtualization (NFV) insight and networking at Red Hat’s NFV Mini-Summit on October 23, 2016, at 4 p.m. Join Red Hat, our customers, our partners and Heavy Reading telecom analyst Rosalyn Roseboro for the unveiling of her carrier grade 2.0 research results around NFV and NFV-I platforms. (Did you know 90 percent of telcos are already defining their NFV strategy, planning to execute on it, or already doing so?)

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Red Hat and Ericsson partner to advance modern, open source solutions for a changing ICT market.

The information and communications technology (ICT) market is transforming. Driven in large part by billions of mobile devices and connections around the world, the Internet of Things (IoT), mobile video and other modern communications, service providers are revamping their infrastructures to be more agile, open and scalable – and ready to support this brave new world. To that end, Red Hat and Ericsson have announced a broad alliance to deliver fully open source and production-ready cloud infrastructure, spanning OpenStack, software-defined networking (SDN) and software-defined infrastructure (SDI).

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Join Us: Learn how telcos are modernizing storage to meet workload demands

Storage has always been an important focus for telecommunications companies, and it’s no different today. Distributed data, virtualization and cloud are all putting new demands on storage. To dig deeper into these topics, Red Hat is hosting a full-day event at New York’s Eventi Hotel on October 20 to discuss the latest trends and best practices for building distributed storage systems using Ceph and Gluster.

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