Software giant IBM on Tuesday collaborated with open source software solutions provider Red Hat that will provide the hybrid Cloud infrastructure to help customers efficiently run Cloud applications using OpenStack APIs.
OpenStack is a free and open-source software platform for Cloud computing, mostly deployed as an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS).
"The strategic collaboration between IBM and Red Hat is designed to enable clients to more easily adopt open source products and OpenStack cloud software while preserving their existing investments and creating new business opportunities," said Zane Adam, Vice President, IBM Cloud.
IBM and Red Hat plan to jointly market and sell the new offerings for private Cloud deployments, including workload migrations, disaster recovery, capacity expansion and data centre consolidation.
"Our collaboration with IBM is aimed at helping enterprise customers more quickly and easily embrace hybrid Cloud," added Radhesh Balakrishnan, General Manager of OpenStack, Red Hat.
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