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Managed OpenShift

Azure Red Hat OpenShift

Azure Red Hat® OpenShift® is a fully-managed service of Red Hat OpenShift on Azure that's jointly engineered, managed, and supported by Microsoft and Red Hat. Reduce operational overhead and focus on quickly delivering applications that provide more value to your business, while supporting regulatory compliance. 

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Build and scale applications with confidence

We manage the rest

Extend enterprise Kubernetes. Azure Red Hat OpenShift combines everything you need to run containers in production environments with Kubernetes—and integrates that across databases, application services, and CI/CD tools.

Azure Red Hat OpenShift simplifies app development and deployment

Product details

Fully managed & trusted enterprise Kubernetes

Jointly engineered, managed, and supported by Microsoft and Red Hat, Azure Red Hat OpenShift takes care of management. This frees developers to focus on innovating and building new services. 

Azure Red Hat OpenShift offers a highly available control plane with fully managed master and application nodes—no virtual machines to operate, no patching required.

Empower developers to innovate

Quickly build and deploy applications in a consistent environment with support for a broad range of traditional, cloud-native, and serverless tools and technologies.

Scale on-demand. Pay as you go

Quickly deploy your business-critical applications and scale as your business grows. With a choice of standard, high memory, or high-CPU application nodes, choose what’s right for your applications and scale on-demand. Use your Microsoft Azure contracts and commits and pay as you scale.

With Azure Red Hat OpenShift, we are able to accelerate the implementation of these integrations without worrying about the underlying operations or management of our platform. The combined expert engineering and support from Microsoft and Red Hat give us confidence that we can scale efficiently and cost-effectively as our business continues to grow.

Jan Govert Kemps

IT Director, VINCI Energies Netherlands



Features & benefits

Self-service deployment

Create fully-managed Red Hat OpenShift clusters in minutes with self-service deployment so you can get up and running quickly.

Cluster node scaling

Easily add or remove compute nodes to match resource demand.

Bring your own identity provider

Integrate with supported identity providers including Azure Active Directory for single sign-on capabilities.

Cluster-admin role

Full cluster administrator capabilities enabling running privileged containers and installing custom resource definitions (CRDs).

Operator framework

Available community and certified operators with developer self-service as well as Custom Resource Definitions (CRDs).

Other features & benefits

Multi-availability zones clusters

To ensure the highest resiliency, cluster components are deployed across 3 Azure Availability Zones in supported Azure regions.

Integrated support experience

Jointly engineered, operated, and supported by Red Hat and Microsoft with an integrated support experience and 99.95% uptime SLA.

Regulatory compliance

Address comprehensive security and compliance needs with industry-specific standards and regulations such as PCI DSS, HITRUST, FedRAMP High, SOC 2, and more.

Global availability

Available in 30+ regions supported by Microsoft Azure. Click here for the latest list of regions.

Azure Red Hat OpenShift pricing

Choice and flexibility to fit your needs

Deploy a cluster using on-demand pricing or purchase a Red Hat OpenShift application node reserved instances to deploy your first cluster—whichever best meets your workload and business needs.



1-year reserved instance


3-year reserved instance


*Price does not include Azure Compute costs

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