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Red Hat expands APAC footprint through 'Certified Cloud and Service Provider' program

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Red Hat Inc. an open source solutions provider on Monday announced that and managed services providers in India, Indonesia, Japan, and have joined its 'Red Hat Certified and Service Provider program', helping them to better meet customer needs for cloud-based technologies.

Since its launch in 2015, hundreds of and service providers have achieved designation to deliver Red Hat solutions across the global marketplace. Globally, nine out of 14 service providers included in Gartner's 2017 Magic Quadrant for Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Worldwide are Red Hat Certified and Service Providers.

In APAC, some of the newest Red Hat Certified and Service Providers include: Diadem Technologies Pvt. Ltd (India); IndonesianCloud (Indonesia); Mitsubishi Research Institute DCS Co., Ltd. (Japan); Prodevans Technologies (India); and STT Connect (Singapore).

provider models have expanded beyond multi-tenant public clouds to include private build-outs, Linux container-based infrastructure and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions, and the Red Hat Certified and Service Provider program was created to offer additional flexibility to help solution providers better meet customer the needs for cloud-based Red Hat technologies.

By using a Red Hat Certified and Service Provider, customers and partners can use custom-developed or third-party ISV applications certified on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and other Red Hat solutions with greater confidence that these applications will function when used on a public or managed service provider.

Certain Red Hat Certified and Service Providers also offer Red Hat Access, enabling customers to more easily migrate eligible, unused subscriptions to environments and realize the benefits of hybrid on select Red Hat Certified and Service Providers.

Red Hat awards the Red Hat Certified and Service Provider designation to partners following validation by Red Hat.

Each provider must meet certification requirements to demonstrate that they can deliver a safe, scalable, supported and consistent environment for enterprise deployments.

The globally-unified program provides customers, ISVs, and partners with the confidence that Red Hat product experts have validated a given partner's solution so that implementations can begin with a solid foundation.

"The Red Hat Certified and Service Provider program is an important designation, as it can open opportunities for and service providers to differentiate their services, introduce new revenue streams and expand their businesses. We look forward to the continued collaboration with these members of our program as they work to grow their businesses with Red Hat open source solutions," said Andrew Habgood, director, partners, Asia Pacific, Red Hat.

"Red Hat Certified and Service Provider designation provides a strong solution framework that enables us to provide our customers with hybrid platforms or host them on our public cloud, built completely on Red Hat solutions. With Red Hat's wide range of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), PaaS and middleware solution stacks, we can provide our customers with highly scalable and enterprise-grade solutions - an advantage in today's increasingly competitive marketplace," added Hriday Biyani, founder and CEO, Diadem Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 14:07 IST