The power of Red Hat Enterprise Linux: How it supports over 10% of the global economy

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Your operating platform is a strategic decision that will help you remain stable, agile, and responsive to the demands of your business. Linux® continues to grow and is the platform of choice for rapid innovation in your datacenter and cloud environments—and beyond.

In this webinar, we’ll share findings from IDC on how Red Hat® Enterprise Linux provides financial benefits to customers by increasing revenue and lowering costs. We’ll also delve into our findings on open source software and Linux adoption in the enterprise.

Leave this session armed with the knowledge you’ll need to inform your operating platform strategy wherever it needs to go. Key takeaways:

  • The operating system remains the most important component when selecting a Linux provider for enterprise workloads
  • Over half of net-new workloads deployed over the past two years were on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • 75% of study respondents expect to deploy more than half of their company’s Linux
    workloads in a public cloud environment within 3 years
  • The migration to cloud environments is speeding up the deployment of virtualized Red Hat Enterprise Linux instances
  • 95% of IT leaders say that enterprise open source is important to their organization’s overall enterprise infrastructure strategy     
  • Businesses can expect a direct impact of roughly US$1.7 trillion in 2022 via increased revenues and lower costs by investing in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • For every US$1 of revenue made by Red Hat in 2022, the ecosystem can make US$22, and you can be part of that ecosystem

Live event date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022 | 1 p.m. ET 

On-demand event: Available for one year afterward.

Ashish Nadkarni

Ashish Nadkarni

Group Vice President, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group, IDC

Ashish is Group Vice President within IDC's Worldwide Infrastructure Practice. He leads a team of analysts who engage in delivering qualitative and quantitative research on computing, storage, and data management infrastructure platforms and technologies, via syndicated research programs (subscription services), data products (IDC Trackers) and custom engagements. Ashish’s vision for his team is to take a holistic, forwarding-looking and long-term view on emerging as well as established infrastructure-related areas in the datacenter, in the cloud, and at the edge.

Gunnar Hellekson

Gunnar Hellekson

Vice President and General Manager, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat

Gunnar is Vice President and General Manager for Red Hat Enterprise Linux at Red Hat. In this role, Gunnar leads a global team focused on the overall operations for Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® including product strategy, business planning, product management, product marketing, and operations across on-premise, public cloud, and edge offerings. Under his leadership this team works with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux community including our partner ecosystem and our customers to define the go-to-market strategy and drive Linux innovation.