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The economic impact of Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat’s flagship product is engineered to help enterprises reach new horizons.

IDC research shows Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) contributes to trillions of dollars of economic activity. This study identifies RHEL’s global footprint, how it improves the bottom line, and the opportunity it presents for partners. See the global impact―and how it affects your world.

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Contributing to more than $10 trillion in revenues worldwide.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is integral to the global economy. It runs environments from traditional datacenters to public cloud services, and the hybrid clouds in between. It’s trusted by more than 90% of the Fortune 500. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is everywhere—and it’s here to stay. Learn why it’s the world's leading enterprise Linux platform.

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Touching 1/8 of the IT footprint worldwide

Improving the bottom line for our customers by a total of $1 trillion.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux helps our customers spend less, save time, and operate more efficiently. Organizations have the freedom to choose their tools. Scale when needed. Move workloads seamlessly. See the advantage of Red Hat Enterprise Linux—quantified.

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Saving IT organizations $7 billion

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux ecosystem is an $82 billion opportunity.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux benefits our partners too. From hardware vendors to certified professionals, the RHEL ecosystem multiplies revenues far beyond our own bottom line. Find out what opportunities the Red Hat Enterprise Linux ecosystem creates.

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For every $1.00
of Red Hat’s revenue, partners
earn $21.74

See the growing influence of Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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