Partners: Red Hat and IBM

Unlock more value from your hybrid cloud strategy

Red Hat and IBM provide open source innovation to modernize, improve security, and accelerate application development in hybrid and multicloud environments. Red Hat® OpenShift® on IBM Cloud can help simplify the journey.

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Choice and flexibility with IBM and Red Hat

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

Icon-Red_Hat-Media_and_documents-Quotemark_Open-B-Red-RGB If you look at any large transformation, you need to know your current state; you need to know where you want to go; what kind of technologies; what kind of skill set; and what you need to do to make it happen. And, it's important to find the technology partners who can grow and build the ecosystem around it to help support the transformation journey.

Reddi Gudla

Staff VP, Exponential Engineering, Elevance Health


IBM IT infrastructure comes together with Red Hat solutions. Using Red Hat® OpenShift® and IBM Cloud Paks available across IBM Z, LinuxONE, Power and IBM Storage, businesses can now choose where best to deploy applications in the hybrid cloud.


IBM Consulting is the industry’s largest Red Hat practice. IBM Consulting helps you advance digital transformation, build open, secure hybrid cloud architectures, orchestrate critical applications across environments and optimize key workflows.1


Red Hat and IBM offer jointly developed solutions on IBM Cloud including Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud which allows you to deploy on highly available, fully managed Red Hat OpenShift clusters on a public cloud.

  1. The Total Economic Impact of IBM Services and Red Hat, a Forrester study commissioned by IBM, November 2020

Success stories


Promare chose IBM's AI, and cloud, along with Red Hat Enterprise Linux® to give its Mayflower Autonomous Ship the ability to operate independently in some of the most challenging circumstances on the planet.


Adobe, IBM, and Red Hat are helping organizations deliver great digital experiences in any environment with flexibility and speed across the hybrid cloud, whether in on-premises data centers or across multiple public clouds.


Siemens Digital Industries Software will apply IBM’s open hybrid cloud approach, built on Red Hat® OpenShift®, to extend the deployment flexibility of MindSphere, the industrial IoT as a service solution from Siemens.

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