THE MISSION TO MOVE YOUR
BUSINESS FORWARD—FASTER

Modernize and optimize your infrastructure so you can run faster and more efficiently.

In the modern, fast-paced world, the challenges of implementing a hybrid cloud strategy are real and daunting.

Embracing digital transformation while optimizing your existing IT is easier said than done. Proprietary, inflexible infrastructure
solutions limit your ability to adopt an agile cloud strategy and meet ever-changing demands. If your mission is to move your
business forward faster, you need an expert who can give you the tools to become a successful agent of change.

Legacy Infrastructure

LEGACY INFRASTRUCTURE

In a hybrid model, traditional management and infrastructure technologies become a hindrance rather than tools for solving modern challenges. The hybrid world demands that your infrastructure evolves while keeping your business running smoothly.

CHALLENGE

48% of CIOs spend most of their time managing existing infrastructure.

Source: CIO Magazine/IDC Research Services, sponsored by Red Hat, CIOs at a Technology and Cultural Crossroads.

48% Managing

CHALLENGE

Only 24% of datacenters are performing properly, slowing us down from achieving our goals.

Source: (n=600), Red Hat and Illuminas, Global Customer Challenge Research, April 2016.

24% Performing

CHALLENGE

Influencers say their top goal is security, but only 20% of organizations have improved IT services and business support.

Source: (n=600), Red Hat and Illuminas, Global Customer Challenge Research, April 2016.

20% Have Improved
Cost Constraints

COST CONSTRAINTS

As complexity grows and demands on IT increase, budgets often do not. In the mission to build innovative applications quickly, you are often being asked to do more with less...and less...and less.

CHALLENGE

Only 30% of annual tech budgets are allocated to new projects or innovation.

Source: Potter, Kurt, Sanil Solanki, and Ken McGee, Run, Grow and Transform the Business IT Spending: Approaches to Categorization and Interpretation. Gartner G00308477, 27 June 2016.

30% Innovation

CHALLENGE

IT budgets in 2018 are primarily going towards hardware, with software, hosted/cloud-based services, and managed services taking the rest.

Source: Spiceworks, “The 2018 State of IT,”
https://www.spiceworks.com/marketing/state-of-it/report/

constraints

CHALLENGE

Only 19% of organizations have modernized their IT spending to cut costs.

Source: Potter, Kurt, Sanil Solanki, and Ken McGee, Run, Grow and Transform the Business IT Spending: Approaches to Categorization and Transformation. Gartner G00308477, 27 June 2016.

19% Modernized
IT Costs

COST CENTER

An IT leader is too often seen as a means to an end, rather than a strategic partner in solving the growing needs of the business. But IT leaders aren’t content with simply being a line item on the budget sheet; now they’re fighting for a seat at the table.

CHALLENGE

Only 4% of business leaders see IT organizations as a strategic partner.

Source: CIO Magazine/IDC Research Services, sponsored by Red Hat, CIOs at a Technology and Cultural Crossroads.

4% Partnership

CHALLENGE

43% of organizations do not expect to see an increase in their yearly operating budget.

Source: Spiceworks, “The 2018 State of IT,” https://www.spiceworks.com/marketing/state-of-it/report/

43% No Increase

CHALLENGE

Only 15% of 2018 budgets are set to go toward managing services and partnership.

Source: Potter, Kurt, Sanil Solanki, and Ken McGee, Run, Grow and Transform the Business IT Spending: Approaches to Categorization and Transformation. Gartner G00308477, 27 June 2016.

15% Budgets
Warning sign

COMPLIANCE DEMANDS

With complexity and expectations growing, compliance and security are increasingly challenging to implement. Regulatory policy mandates ingrained in an existing infrastructure are difficult and expensive to migrate and manage.

CHALLENGE

50% of IT leaders say security and compliance are their top two funding priorities.

Source: CIO Magazine/IDC Research Services, sponsored by Red Hat, CIOs at a Technology and Cultural Crossroads.

50% Security

CHALLENGE

38% of IT leaders say security is their greatest IT challenge.

Source: Spiceworks, “The 2018 State of IT,” https://www.spiceworks.com/marketing/state-of-it/report/

38% Challenge

CHALLENGE

As of mid-2017, 57% of organizations still haven’t allocated budget for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or are unclear whether or not GDPR budget exists.

Source: Potter, Kurt, Sanil Solanki, and Ken McGee, Run, Grow and Transform the Business IT Spending: Approaches to Categorization and Transformation. Gartner G00308477, 27 June 2016.

57% Unclear

BECOME AN AGENT OF CHANGE

With Red Hat, you can complete the mission of digital transformation without compromising your existing infrastructure.


Embark on the mission to optimize and move your business forward, faster. Red Hat infrastructure solutions offer open source innovation, interoperability, and choice to your existing IT investments. Spend less time and resources keeping everything running and more time making a difference for your organization. With Red Hat, you’re primed for transformation—with full control, security, and reliability—while delivering innovation and value to your business.

MISSION


Modernize your I.T. infrastructure with a flexible, stable, and efficient OS.

Update your aging infrastructure with a modern operating system (OS) so you can focus on adopting new technologies and practices to advance your business without disrupting current, core business operations.

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348% ROI

SOLUTION

Red Hat can help you deliver 348% ROI and achieve an agile, high-performing infrastructure.

TWEET IT

Source: IDC Whitepaper, “The Business Value of Red Hat Enterprise Linux,” May 2016.

MISSION


Move into the future with open, scalable virtualization and management.

Red Hat Virtualization and Red Hat management solutions help your organization take advantage of current infrastructure investments while simplifying the adoption of new cloud and container technologies.

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80% Virtualized

SOLUTION

Virtualization is the foundation of the datacenter, with more than 80% of workloads being virtualized today.

TWEET IT

Source: IDC Whitepaper, “The Critical Role of Virtualization in Modern Datacenters, Hybrid Clouds and Containers,” July 2017.

MISSION


Lay the foundation for innovation with open, software-defined storage.

Red Hat Gluster Storage is a cost-effective alternative to traditional, proprietary, appliance-based solutions that helps your business start using your valuable data, rather than struggling to keep up with it.

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60% Savings

SOLUTION

Businesses that modernized their storage with Red Hat solutions saved up to 60% over 5 years.

TWEET IT

Source: IDC Whitepaper, “The Economics of Software-Defined Storage,” September 2016.

MISSION


Standardize your I.T. environment to adapt quickly to change.

With the flexibility, security, and reliability of Red Hat, you can consolidate your environment to ease the burden of manual processes across disparate systems and gain greater visibility and control.

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373% ROI

SOLUTION

By standardizing solutions on Red Hat Infrastructure, you can achieve an average five-year ROI of 373%.

TWEET IT

Source: IDC Whitepaper, “The Value of Standardizing on Red Hat Infrastructure Solutions,” September 2016.

RED HAT GIVES YOU THE SKILLS TO COMPLETE THE MISSION AHEAD.

With Red Hat, you can move your business forward—faster.

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