Red Hat.... joins with Redington & IBM in separate partnerships
Red Hat ties up with Redington for distribution & IBM for combined cloud offering

Bangalore, June 11, 2018: Major supply chain provider,  Redington , is to distribute  the full range of solutions from  leading provider of open source solutions, Red Hat, in India. These include Red Hat Cloud Suite, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Ansible Automation and Red Hat JBoss Middleware.
With this collaboration Redington will identify and appoint regional system integrators, ISVs and born in the cloud partners to further expand and develop open source partner ecosystem in India. Redington’s partners will be able to offer their customers Red Hat-supported open source technology for deploying their workloads on public, private and hybrid platforms through the container platform and while automating service, application and infrastructure provisioning and management, though a subscription-based model that allows them the ability to scale out based on their business requirements.
Says Neeraj Bhatia, Director, Commercial and Partner Sales,‎ Red Hat India and South Asia: “In today’s digital era, open source is one of the only enterprise software technology platforms that offers true choice and integrated technology to embrace the ever evolving digital economy. Our business partners play an important role in educating customers and guiding them through this transformation to be a truly digital era business. Our collaboration with Redington will enable us to introduce the benefits of Red Hat offerings to a broader range of customers, especially in the remote markets of the country.”
Adds  R Venkatesh, Executive Vice President at Redington: “Enterprises around the world rely on Red Hat to deliver solutions that meet their business needs with regards to performance and security features. At Redington, it is our endeavour to provide best-in-class solution to our customers. We are very pleased to have the opportunity to represent Red Hat's exceptional product line.”
​IBM-Red Hat partnership
A separate announcement last month,  announcement a major expansion which will enable  IBM and Red Hat customer, to  benefit from the combined power of both companies’ technologies in private and public clouds.
IBM and Red Hat clients  can now maximize their existing technology investments and move them more easily to the hybrid cloud with IBM Cloud Private and Red Hat OpenShift serving as the common foundation and build and deploy containerized applications on one single, integrated container platform IBM Cloud Private providing a single view of all enterprise data.
Says Arvind Krishna, Senior Vice president, IBM Hybrid Cloud: “With IBM’s recent move to containerize its middleware, today’s landmark partnership between IBM and Red Hat provides customers with more choice and flexibility. Our common vision for hybrid cloud using container architectures allows millions of enterprises – from banks, to airlines, to government organizations - to access leading technology from both companies without having to choose between public and private cloud.”