Red Hat® is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux®, and middleware technologies. As the open source leader, Red Hat® provides everything needed to build an open cloud. With the richest ecosystem -- from a range of Certified Cloud Providers, hardware vendors, and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) middleware vendors -- Red Hat is the cloud platform that gives customers the widest range of choices.

More than 90% of Fortune 500 companies use Red Hat products and solutions. And 100% of the Fortune 500 companies in commercial banking, airline, financial data service, healthcare and telecom industries are Red Hat customers. Red Hat for OpenStack provides enterprise-hardened code, world-class global support, and the world's most comprehensive OpenStack partner ecosystem.

Through their longtime partnership, Red Hat and NetApp have developed a tight technology alliance, resulting in over a decade of collaboration and innovation and producing numerous integrated joint solutions. Red Hat and NetApp offer joint support through the TSANet Multi Vendor Support Community. With a large customer overlap, Red Hat and NetApp actively cross-train support engineers on each other's products and technologies.

Red Hat and NetApp are proactively collaborating in the upstream and downstream open source communities to make enterprise-class availability, reliability, performance, and scale a reality. Together Red Hat and NetApp have built a secure, efficient OpenStack hybrid cloud, making OpenStack more consumable, manageable, and secure in enterprise environments. This fully integrated and pre-certified solution eliminates the need for complex in-house design, testing, validation and tuning. This results in faster and more streamlined deployment requiring fewer staff resources and reduced costs. Red Hat and NetApp's solution provides the best of both worlds: Adherence to open standards through upstream open source community contribution, while delivering enterprise-class capabilities for modern, mission-critical workloads.


  • Open design, source, & standards for public and private cloud
  • Global collaboration for Developers and operators
  • Massively scalable & feature rich modular infrastructure


  • Lower TCO and faster ROI
  • Reduced cloud implementation risk
  • Improved security and compliance





Jill Archer

Director, Global Partner AlliancesRegion: United States/Canada