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The Total Economic Impact™ Of Red Hat OpenShift cloud services

Organizations are expected to have the resources, tools, and time to support evolving customer demand, and leaders are looking for solutions to help reach and exceed business goals. This commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Red Hat explores business cost savings and benefits enabled by Red Hat. 

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Customer interviews and financial analysis reveals 468% ROI with Red Hat OpenShift cloud services

After gathering customer feedback, Forrester Consulting revealed a 468% return on investment (ROI) resulting in a net present value (NPV) of $4.08M over 3 years for a composite organization – based on quantified benefit, cost, risk, and flexibility factors. Customers are able to build, run, and manage at scale. 

Key findings

Improved operational efficiency by


Recouped developer time by


Shortened development cycle by up to


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What customers say about Red Hat OpenShift cloud services

Icon-Red_Hat-Media_and_documents-Quotemark_Open-B-Red-RGB One of our pain points is we don’t want to do infrastructure. We just want to focus on building great experiences. We wanted to find somebody who could manage this for us, so we didn’t have to.

Director for operations and infrastructure, Telecom company

Icon-Red_Hat-Media_and_documents-Quotemark_Open-B-Red-RGB With [Red Hat OpenShift cloud services], business gets features faster. We are more flexible in setting up a new application [or] new models faster because it’s less code to get started.

Developer for IT product and sourcing, Apparel company

Icon-Red_Hat-Media_and_documents-Quotemark_Open-B-Red-RGB We had two FTE engineers managing [our legacy platform]... including day-to-day caring and feeding. Now, those folks get to focus more on the actual use of OpenShift in helping our development teams and operations teams leverage the capabilities within OpenShift.

Director of engineering, conglomerate

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