Red Hat Acquires CoreOS Changing the Container Landscape

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Author: Tom Petrocelli

Key Stakeholders: CIO, System Architect, IT Manager, System Administrator, Operations Manager.

On January 30, 2018, Red Hat announced that it was acquiring container software company, CoreOS, for US$250 million. This document explores:

Why Red Hat acquired Core OS
The Opportunity for IT Professionals
Alternatives, including Oracle, IBM, and Open Source options
The Upshot for Red Hat and CoreOS customers

Description

Industry: DevOps and System Architecture
Date: February 2018

Key Stakeholders: CIO, System Architect, IT Manager, System Administrator, Operations Manager.

On January 30, 2018, Red Hat announced that it was acquiring container software company, CoreOS, for US$250 million. This document explores:

Why Red Hat acquired Core OS
The Opportunity for IT Professionals
Alternatives, including Oracle, IBM, and Open Source options
The Upshot for Red Hat and CoreOS customers