IDC interviewed nine organizations that are using Red Hat OpenShift as their primary application development platform. These organizations reported that OpenShift helps them deliver timely and compelling applications and features across their complex and heterogeneous IT environments and supports key IT initiatives such as containerization, microservices, and cloud migration strategies.
The market for open source PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and Container platforms is rapidly evolving, both in terms of technologies and the breadth of offerings being brought to market to accelerate application development. As the pace of change accelerates for many open source technologies, IT organizations and developers are evaluating the architectural trade-offs that will impact new cloud-native applications as well as integrations with existing applications and data.
Interest in containers is high, as infrastructure and operations leaders increase infrastructure agility for application development users. Operationalizing containers at scale and positioning container-related technology with other enterprise management tools are challenges that must be addressed.
Application platform technology in the cloud continues to be the center of growth as IT planners look to exploit cloud for the development and delivery of multichannel apps and services. Gartner examines the leading enterprise vendors for these platforms.
This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of the public deployment-centric cloud application platform component of the platform-as-a-service market through the IDC MarketScape model. The evaluation is based on a comprehensive and rigorous framework that assesses vendors relative to the criteria and one another and highlights the factors expected to be the most influential for success in the market, both short term and long term.
Re-certification of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 makes Red Hat to become first in the industry to provide assurance that when the exact FIPS 140-2 certified libraries are used on Red Hat Enterprise Linux derived products the operating environment is considered equivalent and the certification transfers.
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, and Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, announces a collaboration to deliver a new fully-managed cloud container solution - Atos Managed OpenShift (AMOS) – built on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, the industry’s most comprehensive enterprise-grade container platform based on industry standards, including Linux container technologies and Kubernetes.
With the combination of Red Hat and CoreOS, Red Hat amplifies its leadership in both upstream community and enterprise container-based solutions.