Partners: Red Hat and Ericsson

Open collaboration powering global communication

Ericsson and Red Hat collaborate to deliver multivendor solutions for communication services providers (CSPs).

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What we're doing together

Ericsson and Red Hat collaborate to facilitate the onboarding and hosting of Ericsson telco functions and applications onto Red Hat® cloud platforms. By establishing technical collaboration projects for selected combinations of Ericsson applications and Red Hat cloud platforms, the two companies work jointly to meet the needs of CSPs.

Faster time to market

Faster time to market

Accelerate deployment with pretested applications and cloud platforms.

Reduce costs

Reduce costs

Pursue a multivendor strategy with system-verified, open solutions.

Manageable risks

Manageable risks

Ensure technology combinations are verified in a common environment prior to deployments in customer networks.

Red Hat and Ericsson have been collaborating on OpenStack for a while. All our technology collaborations address CSPs that have opted to deploy a combination of Ericsson and Red Hat technology. We live in an ecosystem where we need to relate to one another, making the best solution available with the customers’ requirements in focus while representing the partnership factually and truthfully.

— Måns Burman

Head of Partnering and Alliances, Ericsson Digital Services

Tested. Certified. Supported.

With more than 20 certifications on Red Hat OpenStack® Platform, Red Hat and Ericsson work jointly to create best-practice test specifications. Both companies maintain independent responsibility of sales, delivery, support, and life-cycle management. For CSPs, this enables greater choice and flexibility.

Tested. Certified. Supported.

Partnership in the Ericsson Open Lab

Red Hat is proud to further our collaboration in Ericsson Open Labs. These labs provide both virtual and physical environments to share Red Hat and Ericsson’s joint open hybrid cloud solutions and enable service providers to deploy cloud-native applications at scale.

Partnership in the Ericsson Open Lab

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