Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated

Single-tenant, high-availability Kubernetes clusters, managed by Red Hat on Amazon Web Services

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OpenShift® Dedicated helps organizations focus on building and scaling their business with a private Kubernetes cluster fully-managed by Red Hat®.

No VMs to operate, no patching required

Master, infrastructure, and compute nodes managed by Red Hat, backed by enterprise support.

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Option to bring your own cloud

Use your Amazon Web Services account to leverage your existing AWS discounts, or purchase a standard cluster through Red Hat.

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Multi-availability zone stretched clusters

Deploy clusters across multiple Availability Zones in supported Regions to maximize availability. Deployable to any supported AWS Region with 3+ Availability Zones.

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Choice of instance types

Choose from memory-optimized, compute-optimized, or general purpose EC2 instance types, with clusters sized to meet your needs.

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High availability

Multiple masters and infrastructure nodes ensure that your cluster has no single point of failure.

Virtual Private Cloud integration

Use VPC peering or configure your cluster’s VPC to connect to your existing VPCs and on-premises networks.

Premium support

Engineered, operated, and supported by Red Hat with a 99.5% uptime SLA and 24x7 coverage.

Flexible authentication options

Configure authentication to your cluster using LDAP, OpenID connect, GitHub and more.

Integrated container registry

A secure internal OpenShift registry is integrated with each cluster and ready to use out-of-the-box.

Logging, metrics, and monitoring

OpenShift Dedicated includes services for monitoring cluster events, tracking usage, and capacity planning.

OpenShift Dedicated pricing

Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated pricing is based on several variables, including application node sizing, single versus multiple availability zones, and standard versus bring-your-own cloud configuration. Contact us to learn more.


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Bring your own cloud

Leverage your existing cloud provider discounts and settings



Single availability-zone cluster

Starts at $36,000/yr

Multiple availability-zone cluster

Starts at $81,000/yr

Choice of general purpose, memory-optimized, or compute-optimized instances

Choice of application node sizes

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Frequently asked questions

What is Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated?

OpenShift Dedicated is a complete OpenShift cluster provided as a cloud service, configured for high availability (HA), and dedicated to a single customer (single-tenant). OpenShift Dedicated is managed by Red Hat Operations, providing increased security and years of operational experience working with OpenShift in both development and production. OpenShift Dedicated also comes with award-winning 24x7 Red Hat Premium Support.

Where is Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated located?

Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated is hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS). We are revamping our Dedicated Offering on Google Cloud and will make it available in early 2020.

How Is Openshift Dedicated different than Openshift Online?

OpenShift Online is a multi-tenant cloud service that allows individual developers to quickly gain access to a hosted OpenShift environment. OpenShift Dedicated is a service hosted and managed by Red Hat that offers clusters in a virtual private cloud on AWS. Each Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated cluster is single-tenant (dedicated to a single customer).

What does Red Hat Openshift Dedicated include?

Each OpenShift Dedicated cluster comes with a fully managed control plane (Master and Infrastructure nodes), application nodes, installation and management by Red Hat SRE, premium Red Hat Support, and cluster services such as logging, metrics, monitoring, notifications portal, and cluster portal.

Does Red Hat Openshift Dedicated run on dedicated hardware?

Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated runs on shared hardware on AWS. Each Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated cluster is single-tenant (dedicated to a single customer).

How is Red Hat Openshift Dedicated different than Red Hat Openshift Container Platform?

Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated uses the same code base as Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, but is installed in an opinionated way - optimized for performance, scalability, and security. Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated is hosted in the public cloud and managed by Red Hat. Some options and administrative functions are restricted or unavailable on OpenShift Dedicated. A Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform subscription entitles you to host and manage the software on your own infrastructure.

How can I purchase Red Hat Openshift Dedicated?

Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated can be purchased by contacting your Red Hat account manager. If you do not yet have an account manager, please complete this form and someone from our sales team will contact you.

Is Red Hat Openshift Dedicated available for purchase in all countries?

Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated is available for purchase in all countries where Red Hat does business.

Can I try Red Hat Openshift dedicated before I buy?

Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated is a premium cloud service, configured for each individual customer. At the moment we do not offer a free trial or PoC for Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated.

Will I receive an invoice from AWS?

There are two models available for OpenShift Dedicated. In the Standard pricing model, Red Hat manages payment and support with the cloud infrastructure vendor. The customer will only need to interact with Red Hat. In the Bring your own cloud model, a customer will pay the cloud infrastructure vendor directly for components and usage.

What types of customizations are available?

A customer can choose either a Single-AZ or Multi-AZ (stretch) deployment for each OpenShift Dedicated cluster. In addition, customers can choose from standard, memory-optimized, or compute-optimized application nodes. Cluster availability region, cluster id, VPC peering/VPN configuration, and user authentication integration are also customizable.

What regions are available for my infrastructure?

All AWS regions are available except China and GovCloud. Multi-AZ clusters can only be deployed in AWS regions with 3+ availability zones.

Can I use my existing user authentication system?

Yes, our customer enablement team will work with you during the provisioning process to integrate your Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated instance with your existing authentication system.

What authentication mechanisms are supported?

OpenID Connect, Google OAuth, GitHub OAuth, GitLab OAuth, and LDAP.

Which services are performed by Red Hat Operations?

Red Hat Operations is responsible for provisioning, managing, and upgrading the OpenShift platform as well as monitoring the core cluster infrastructure for availability. They are not responsible for managing the application lifecycle of applications that run on the platform.

How do I make configuration changes to my cluster?

An administrative user has the ability to add/remove users and projects, manage project quotas, view cluster usage statistics, and change the default project template. Other changes to the cluster, such as updating authentication integration or VPN settings, can be requested via the support portal.

Will updates to Openshift and middleware services that have been purchased be rolled out to Red Hat Openshift Dedicated customers?

Updates to the platform will be managed by the operations team and customers will be notified in advance of any maintenance schedules for updates.

How will Red Hat Operations communicate events such as product updates and scheduled maintenance?

Red Hat will provide cluster and maintenance updates through a custom status portal. A customer can manage user access and notification types for their portal.

Which languages are supported by Red Hat Openshift Dedicated?

Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated supports Java, .NET Core , Node.js , PHP, Python, Ruby, and Perl. Jenkins is also available for CI/CD. Tomcat, with support for with Java, is available via Red Hat JBoss Web Server. Supported Quickstart application templates are available for CakePHP, Dancer, Django, Node.js, and Ruby on Rails. View all.

Are JBoss Middleware services available on Red Hat Openshift Dedicated?

A number of JBoss Middleware Services are available as add-ons for Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated, including JBoss EAP, JBoss Web Server (included), JBoss A-MQ, JBoss BPM Suite Intelligent Process Server, JBoss BRMS Decision Server, JBoss Data Grid, JBoss Data Virtualization, JBoss Fuse Integration Services, and Red Hat Single Sign-On.View all.

Which database services are supported by Red Hat Openshift Dedicated?

Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated currently supports MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Redis. View all.

Can end users utilize images/containers that require root user privileges?

Currently, we do not allow users to run processes within containers that require root user privileges for security reasons (see here). We are actively working on a solution for this issue that will be made available in a future version of OpenShift.

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