Red Hat Unveils Partner Network for Cloud Infrastructure Solutions by OpenStock
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced partner support for its Red Hat OpenStack distribution, which graduated from a preview version to an Early Adopter Program today. In conjunction with this, Red Hat also announced the establishment of its Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure Partner Network, focused on building a robust ecosystem around the Red Hat OpenStack distribution and cloud infrastructure technologies, which is currently accepting nominations for early adopter partner participation.
The Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure Partner Network is a multi-tiered program designed for third-party commercial companies that offer hardware, software and services for customers to implement cloud infrastructure solutions powered by Red Hat OpenStack. Building an ecosystem of third-party technology partners with solutions that have been tested, certified and supported is an important part of establishing customer confidence in Red Hat OpenStack. Responding to this need, a core element of the program is a certification process for technology partners to integrate and validate their solutions around Red Hat OpenStack.
The program offers partners the opportunity to gain the necessary expertise with Red Hat OpenStack technologies, as well as key resources they need to test, certify and publish their solutions. Partners can certify with a single component of OpenStack such as Cinder, Swift or Quantum, or they may choose to certify with the entire set of OpenStack technologies as supported by Red Hat. As part of the program Red Hat will provide access to Red Hat OpenStack builds and roadmap, developer support and a range of go-to-market activities to assist in customer adoption.
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