Red Hat, Inc. announced significant momentum for its OpenStack-powered product offerings focused on delivering an open hybrid cloud. Since their introduction in June 2013, Red Hat’s enterprise OpenStack offerings have emerged as industry-leading solutions for building scalable private clouds with streamlined management. Several dozen organizations have embarked on proof-of-concept deployments for Red Hat’s OpenStack offerings, with customers around the world now moving to enterprise deployments.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, currently available in version 4.0, delivers an integrated and optimized foundation for building OpenStack clouds, bringing together trusted Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat’s OpenStack technology. With Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, organizations can take advantage of the fast pace of innovation of the OpenStack project while maintaining a stable platform for production deployment.
RadheshBalakrishnan, general manager, Virtualization and OpenStack, Red Hat, said, “We’re thrilled by the early momentum behind Red Hat’s OpenStack-powered offerings since general availability in July of last year. We’ve seen OpenStack move from an enterprise promise to enterprise reality, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure have emerged as industry-leading offerings for secure, scalable private clouds. These customer successes underscore the value Red Hat is offering through a solution engineered together with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and OpenStack, as well as establishing the standard for the largest OpenStack partner ecosystem to provide an open alternative to customers’ private cloud needs.”
Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure helps organizations build and manage a private IaaS cloud based on datacenter virtualization and management technologies for traditional workloads, while providing an on-ramp to a highly scalable, public-cloud-like infrastructure based on OpenStack. Currently inversion 4.0 Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure is a single-subscription offering that integrates Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization; Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud management solution; and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, enabling customers to build an integrated, open private cloud – the first step toward building an open hybrid cloud. Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure has been deployed by global enterprise customers.