Public Sector


Deliver capability faster with less risk

Red Hat continues to serve as a trusted partner for government agencies, providing modern practices and technologies that can help your agency innovate while meeting regulatory requirements and reducing risk.

How can Red Hat help modernize your agency?

Learn how to accelerate your digital transformation journey.


Flexible solutions for citizen services

Civilian agencies need to deliver healthcare, financial, scientific, legislative, legal and other critical services to citizens quickly and reliably. Red Hat’s open source solutions enable agencies to meet mission success faster with more flexibility and less risk.

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Innovate at the speed of relevance 

America’s defense and intelligence communities need to continually adapt and innovate to address challenges to our national security. With rapid accreditation through a trusted software factory and DevSecOps, Red Hat can help you manage infrastructure across environments with a hybrid cloud or seamlessly automate across your networks.

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National Security

Respond quickly to evolving threats

To protect our nation, America’s national security agencies need a comprehensive IT strategy that spans programs and prioritizes security while improving data protection and information sharing. Red Hat’s portfolio of open source software solutions and extensive partner ecosystem gives national security agencies what they need to achieve their mission.

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State & local

Modernize services for the future

State and local government agencies have to deliver services to citizens that improve the lives of residents while stretching taxpayer dollars as much as possible. Red Hat helps agencies maintain their existing IT assets while freeing up resources to focus on modernization efforts, such as cloud-native development and hybrid cloud.

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Innovate for learning, research, and medicine

Academic institutions, including universities and teaching hospitals, need to innovate quickly to be at the forefront of medicine and academic research within strict budgets. Red Hat offers innovative and cost-effective open source solutions to help academic institutions solve today’s most critical and timely challenges.

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Red Hat achieves FedRAMP High Agency ATO Authorization

Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS GovCloud and Red Hat Insights have achieved Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP®) Agency Authority to Operate (ATO) at the High Impact Level.

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Transforming government with open source solutions

Government agencies need to modernize and transform services to more quickly adapt to evolving mission needs and meet the expectations of their stakeholders. Red Hat brings an open framework and broad solution portfolio to help agencies accelerate innovation by uniting people, processes, and technology. We enable agencies to benefit from the best of open source innovation while mitigating risk.

Red Hat products are tested, certified, and supported, to help your agency securely meet its mission with more efficiency, agility, and speed. 

Government agencies trust Red Hat

Red Hat has been a trusted partner with government for more than 20 years, helping agencies meet security and risk management goals.  Whether your organization is bridging private and public clouds, starting the process for FIPS, FISMA, or NIST 800-53, or automating to improve efficiency, our products are accredited and certified to meet government compliance standards.

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Red Hat partner ecosystem

Red Hat works closely with an extensive system of partners to offer flexible and complete solutions that work best for your specific needs.

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Real-world proof points

Check out these real-world examples of how our technology is helping customers in the public sector improve, advance, and grow in their industry.

Why Red Hat

Today’s global challenges are motivating us to find new ways to approach and solve problems. Red Hat products are helping all 16 cabinet-level agencies and 50 states to optimize, innovate, and transform more securely with less risk. Whether your priority is to scale essential apps, accelerate delivery, or focus on your digital transformation journey, Red Hat is here to help.

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Support for an evolving public sector

Open source was created to adapt to change. Red Hat’s technologies give federal, state, and local governments the flexibility and stability to respond to crises.