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We revolutionized the operating system with Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®. Now, we have a broad portfolio, including hybrid cloud infrastructure, middleware, agile integration, cloud-native application development, and management and automation solutions.

Open technology built for change

Red Hat delivers hardened, open source solutions that make it easier for enterprises to work across platforms and environments, from the core datacenter to the network edge. By operating transparently and responsibly, we continue to be a catalyst in open source communities, helping you build flexible, powerful IT infrastructure solutions. 

Open source is what powers innovation
past, present, and future.

This is the innovation the world needs. This power extends beyond datacenters and emerging technology, and puts innovation in the hands of everyone.

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Moving forward, together

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We’ve been here for more than 25 years, and we’re here to help you face your business challenges head-on.

Founded in 1993

More than 90% of U.S. Fortune 500 companies trust Red Hat1

More than 100 locations in more than 40 countries

In 2012, Red Hat became the first open source technology company to surpass more than $1 billion in revenue

In 2019, IBM acquired Red Hat for approximately US$34 billion, the largest software acquisition in history

Joining forces with IBM empowers Red Hat to strengthen its existing partnerships to give customers freedom, choice, and flexibility

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An open solution

to enterprise IT challenges


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Deliver cloud-native apps across hybrid environments

We’ve worked within the open source Kubernetes project as one of the leading contributors to develop an understanding of the best cloud-native practices, tools, and integrations to support enterprise adoption of Kubernetes.

Edge computing

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Bring compute power to the network edge

Solving problems at the source in real time requires multiple solutions working together across a wide ecosystem. Edge computing can help.

Open hybrid cloud

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Clarify your cloud vision

Put open source flexibility to work for hybrid cloud. This approach empowers IT to bridge diverse environments and use each one to its fullest―without binding future resources. It enables you to respond to shifts in demand, industry changes, or your own IT priorities.

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a trusted leader in innovation

Open hybrid cloud

We believe in the power of open hybrid cloud. Standalone cloud deployments based on proprietary technology inhibit clouds from interacting with one another. An open hybrid cloud strategy brings the interoperability, workload portability, and flexibility of open source software to hybrid enterprise environments.

Linux leadership

Red Hat is one of the leading contributors to the Linux kernel. Red Hat engineers help improve features, reliability, and security to make sure your infrastructure performs and remains stable—no matter your use case and workload.

Digital transformation

Open source values like meritocracy, community building, and transparency are changing the way the world approaches business and life. Red Hat offers tooling, principles, and standards that deliver a foundation for flexibility and innovation.

Red Hat Research

From unikernels to privacy-preserving AI to usable security, Red Hat Research helps open source communities innovate and solve real industry problems.

From the leaders in open source, for the leaders in IT

Our open source solutions run through the stacks of the world’s most demanding datacenters and clouds.


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Red Hat customers benefit from
open source innovation

Our customers deliver innovations that affect their lines of business, organizations, industries, and the global community every day. By using open source technologies to create change, these organizations are proof that when we work in the open, extraordinary things can happen.

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