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Unlock more value from your hybrid cloud strategy

Red Hat and IBM provide the open source innovation necessary to modernize, improve security, and speed application development in hybrid and multi-cloud environments. Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud can help simplify the journey.

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What we’re doing together

Giving you hybrid cloud choice and flexibility

For more than 20 years, IBM and Red Hat have paved the way for open communities to power innovative IT solutions. Today, we continue the mission to scale open source technology by providing the choice and flexibility needed for a hybrid cloud world.

See what we're building together

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud or on-prem

Deploy Red Hat® OpenShift® on IBM Cloud, a fully managed OpenShift service with the enterprise scale and security of IBM Cloud.

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Z/LinuxONE and IBM Power

Build or modernize critical apps using Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Z/LinuxONE, IBM Power, or IBM Storage.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions on IBM Power

Combine advanced server capabilities with the leading enterprise Linux® distribution to maximize SAP HANA® performance.

IBM Services for Red Hat

Optimize your cloud strategy with expertise in industries, hybrid cloud, security, AI, and Red Hat technology from IBM Services.

The logic, purpose, and differentiation of all businesses can now be rendered in code, which is why digital innovation has become the most powerful way to drive transformation and hybrid cloud is the lever that unleashes it.

– Arvind Krishna
Chief Executive Officer, IBM

Success stories

Tomago Aluminium

Tomago Aluminium migrated its SAP HANA environment to Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions, supported by Red Hat Ansible® Automation Platform and IBM hardware.


Schlumberger accelerated digital transformation across the oil and gas industry through IBM’s hybrid cloud technology, built on Red Hat OpenShift.

Lotte Card

Lotte Card used flexible platform technologies from Red Hat and services from IBM to create a cloud-based environment for its customer service system.

Events, news, and more

IBM at Red Hat Summit 2021

Access sessions from IBM, and hear IBM CTO, Hillery Hunter, discuss how IBM is helping the Fortune 500 speed their journey to cloud and AI.

IBM Think: The premier hybrid cloud and AI event

Join us May 11–12, 2021 to hear the latest advances from IBM, building on Red Hat’s hybrid cloud platform including cloud infrastructure, software, and services.

IBM Power Systems Enhances Hybrid Cloud Capabilities with Red Hat

IBM continues to help clients modernize to develop and deploy cloud-native applications with the latest technology from Red Hat.

What’s new with Red Hat OpenShift 4.7 on IBM Z/LinuxONE and IBM Power

See how IBM and Red Hat help organizations develop, deploy, and manage applications faster—and more effectively—throughout their life cycle.

Hybrid cloud solutions on IBM Power

Get your guide to see how IBM Power System users can map out a journey to a more secure and reliable hybrid multicloud infrastructure.


Intro to Red Hat OpenShift
on IBM Cloud

Jim Whitehurst, IBM |
IBM Think 2020

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Partner program announcements

  • Red Hat fast start

    IBM recognizes Red Hat partner skills programs in IBM PartnerWorld as part of the fast start initiative. This recognition provides IBM business partners with 12 months to ramp up and grants them access to available benefits.

  • IBM Business Partner Connect

    After joining IBM PartnerWorld, Red Hat business partners can use IBM Business Partner Connect and Watson to share and collaborate on opportunities and business development activities. Cloud skills and offerings are available from IBM’s ecosystem of more than 80,000 business partners.

  • IBM PartnerWorld Advisor, powered by Watson

    IBM ParterWorld Advisor now features Red Hat partner program content to enable IBM business partners to have all the Red Hat information that they need, right at their fingertips.

  • Red Hat resource center on IBM PartnerWorld

    Get access to opportunities, messaging, tools, and support resources for IBM and Red Hat partners in a single location.

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