Computer Weekly – 13 November 2018: Will the $34bn IBM-Red Hat mega-merger succeed?

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In this week’s Computer Weekly, after IBM pays $34bn to buy open source specialist Red Hat in an attempt to boost its cloud capabilities, we analyse whether the deal can be a success. We examine the challenges that the emerging field of quantum computing presents for current encryption techniques. And our latest buyer’s guide looks at storage for the internet of things. 

Also featured:

  • How automaker Porsche Informatik’s software arm is using a Red Hat private cloud to develop new trading platforms.
  • The Crown Commercial Service’s technology director talks about how the government’s procurement agency is working to make buying easier, drive innovation and shake up the public sector.
  • Snapshots and container storage support are among recently added functionality in the open source private cloud platform, but supplier driver support for OpenStack is not universal.
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