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Expanding your business possibilities

Together, Red Hat and Amazon Web Services (AWS) give you the tools you need to innovate faster, deliver high-quality customer experiences, and scale in line with changing demand.

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Watch this video to see how Red Hat and AWS are working together to help our customers build a faster, seamless hybrid cloud experience.

Start your cloud journey with Red Hat and AWS

Red Hat and AWS can help you adapt to market demands, scale infrastructure, and expand opportunities in line with your needs and business goals. But building a hybrid cloud environment takes planning. Read this checklist of six things to consider as you start your journey.

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We’ve made it easy for you to use Red Hat® products on AWS more securely. You have flexibility regarding the type of images you use and how you pay for them.

Since 2008, Red Hat and AWS have collaborated to make it easy to run Red Hat Enterprise Linux on AWS, and we are excited to expand our collaboration to introduce a new managed Red Hat OpenShift service later this year. ...This new managed Red Hat OpenShift service will allow customers to deploy fully operational and managed Red Hat OpenShift clusters while leveraging the full breadth and depth of AWS.

– Bob Wise

General Manager for Kubernetes, Amazon Web Services

SQL Server

Gain database security and performance

Build an intelligent foundation for modern digital business.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux® and AWS provide a proven, scalable, and consistent hybrid cloud foundation for your SQL Server workloads.

Take advantage of high availability, built-in security features, and flexibility to boost your SQL database performance.

Overview of Microsoft SQL Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Considerations for running Microsoft SQL Server in the cloud

Together, Red Hat and AWS offer a proven, scalable, and consistent hybrid cloud foundation for Microsoft SQL Server workloads, a key business asset for running applications, informing processes, and providing insight.

Checklist to optimize your Microsoft SQL Server

Database performance, cost, and flexibility are essential to support digital business initiatives. Ensure you’re addressing the infrastructure, cloud provider, operating system, standardization, and support criteria for successful optimization.

451 Research: The Power of Hybrid

The analyst firm’s report The Power of Hybrid - Driving Consistency and Value Across Cloud and On-premises Infrastructure examined the business impact of architecture consistency. Take a closer look at the role a centralized database across different infrastructures plays in successful hybrid deployments.

Five reasons to deploy SQL Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and AWS

Explore how running Microsoft SQL Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux delivers a flexible, high-performance, security-focused foundation for modern database operations.

Explore the benefits of cloud services

Modernize your IT with Red Hat cloud services

Learn how Red Hat and AWS cloud services accelerate application development and reduce cost and complexity.

Enterprises accelerate agility with Red Hat cloud services

Discover how three companies have taken advantage of Red Hat OpenShift cloud services to meet accelerating customer demands.


Agility and delivery across infrastructures

Reduce operational complexity, add more value; we manage the rest

Red Hat OpenShift® Service on AWS makes the capability to build, deploy, and manage Kubernetes applications with OpenShift now available natively on AWS.

This allows customers to reduce operational complexity to focus on building and scaling applications across clouds, go to market faster, focus on innovation, and get more from their cloud investment.


IDC: Red Hat OpenShift on AWS

Interviewed organizations need powerful and flexible IT foundations for developing and running business applications that fuel their business operations. They reported enabling development with functionality from Red Hat OpenShift, combined with the agility, elasticity, and efficiency of the AWS cloud.


Cloud Native: Enabler of Mission-Critical Applications in the Cloud

Cloud-native technology and methodology can enable organizations to more effectively use cloud architectures with capabilities such as API-driven provisioning, autoscaling, and automation. With managed services and greater levels of automation and abstraction, enterprises are better positioned to use cloud services, focus on applications, and use open source software components without having to worry about building, maintaining, and securing infrastructure.

Quickly deploy Red Hat OpenShift on AWS

Automate the deployment of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform in the AWS Cloud by launching the Quick Start.

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Expand capabilities and scale for performance

Modernize your SAP environment with Red Hat and AWS. The combination of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) gives you the performance, reliability, and flexibility you need to grow your business today and beyond.

Modernize SAP environments

Migrating your SAP environment presents an opportunity to modernize your underlying IT infrastructure with open source platforms and cloud-based technologies to help reduce operational costs, streamline operations and maintenance, and increase business agility and innovation.

Through long-standing cooperation, Red Hat, AWS, and SAP work together to certify Red Hat and AWS products for production deployments of SAP applications, platforms, and databases. This collaboration results in faster time to value, improved operational efficiencies, and high levels of security for cloud-based deployments.


About the author

Mayur Shetty is a Principal Solution Architect with Red Hat’s Global Partners and Alliances Organisation (GPA).

Find out how AWS CloudFront can help you more securely deliver data, videos, applications, and APIs to customers globally with low latency and high transfer speeds within a developer-friendly environment.

Learn how AWS PrivateLink enables you to create a more secure network between Red Hat OpenShift and AWS virtual private clouds to protect against unauthorized external access.

Bringing Amazon Red Hat OpenShift to the market alongside our long-time partner AWS pairs the enterprise leader in open source technologies, including Kubernetes, with the leader in public cloud infrastructure and services. Together, we’re delivering an innovative, cloud-native platform that’s enterprise ready today, no matter the technology challenge.

- Sathish Balakrishnan

Vice President, Hosted Platforms, Red Hat

Case Studies

See how we’ve helped customers like you

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The global automobile manufacturer sought to create a scalable, self-service developer environment across cloud platforms. They chose Red Hat OpenShift and were able to reduce project time to market by up to six months.

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A top pharmaceutical company sought to bring new, digital services to its customers. They adopted Red Hat OpenShift to support faster, more responsive development while enabling compliance with industry regulations.

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By standardizing on Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP solutions, Velocity Technology Solutions helps organizations migrate mission-critical workloads to the cloud, then manages them long term.

Energy, oil and gas

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This global energy company looked to Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform running on AWS to build a modern, open source technology infrastructure that could support worldwide access by thousands of end users.

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This Italian utility supplier looked to Red Hat to create a more responsive, intelligent IT architecture to support its real-time data and smart device network.

Financial Services

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Employers Insurance Group

A workers’ compensation insurance company achieved a foundation for agile, responsive workflows, leading to a 40% increase in three-year sales and a more efficient customer experience by streamlining operational processes.

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Helvetia Insurance

A Swiss insurance company achieved 99.9% services uptime, reduced time to market for new applications from months to weeks, and improved issue resolution with support from Red Hat Technical Account Manager.

Public Sector / Education

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Emory University

One of the most prestigious colleges in the US, with over 15,000 students, was able to gain protection from a sudo vulnerability by completing patch updates in hours instead of weeks, freeing valuable resources to focus on higher-value projects.

Retail, transportation, and manufacturing

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Cathay Pacific

A major international airline adopts a hybrid cloud infrastructure to reduce time to market for customer applications and increase collaboration between teams.


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A pioneer in transportation technology transitioned to cloud-native technology and efficient, modern development practices using agile and DevSecOps approaches.


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Opitz Consulting

A digital service provider needed a technology partner to help it offer an enterprise-level Kubernetes solution. Through a partnership with Red Hat, Optiz Consulting gained access to vital resources to help customers innovate faster.

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Sopra Steria

This leading European IT services provider migrated nearly 200 applications to Red Hat OpenShift to increase the production footprint of Kubernetes.

Telco, Media & Entertainment

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The largest media group in Latin America unified its diverse digital content teams with centralized data access and improved integration using Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated.

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The world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books reduced time to market for new applications by half, from more than two months to less than one month with Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

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Tokai Group

This utilities and telecommunications company built a unified, container-based development and operations environment that reduced resource provisioning time from five days to one hour.

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X by Orange

This communications service provider partnered with Red Hat Consulting to build a cloud platform, adopt DevOps practices, and get automation that increased self-service, delivery speed, and reliability.

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Webinars & Events

Workshops, keynotes, and more


Delivering cloud flexibility with Microsoft SQL Server on AWS

Louis Imershein
Principal Product Manager, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat

David Duncan
Principal Partner Solutions Architect, Linux, Amazon Web Services


Developing and deploying Linux containers for digital transformation

Ryan Niksch
Partner Solutions Architect, AWS

Mayur Shetty
Principal Solution Architect with Red Hat’s Global Partners and Alliances Organisation

Virtual Roundtables

451 Research, Red Hat and AWS Cloud-Native Approaches

On demand: Cloud Native approaches – expanding beyond new development to include mission-critical applications

Driving Digital Transformation Across All Applications

On demand: Experts from 451 Research, Red Hat, AWS, and Accenture weigh in on cloud-native technology's role in transforming mission-critical applications


theCUBE: Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS

Featuring Bob Wise, General Manager for Kubernetes, AWS and Peter Ulander, Head of Product Marketing, Open Source AWS

TheCUBE Free will for managing containerized applications

Sathish Balakrishnan, Vice President, Hosted Platforms, Red Hat

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