Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

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What is Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud?

Red Hat® OpenShift® on IBM Cloud is a managed Red Hat OpenShift cloud service that reduces operational complexity and helps organizations build and scale applications with the security of IBM Cloud. This allows you to focus on developing and managing your applications and building Red Hat OpenShift-based workloads on a managed public cloud service to gain increased responsiveness, scalability, and reliability.

Intro to Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

Read what top analyst firms are saying about Red Hat in 2023

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Red Hat named a Leader in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Container Management

Red Hat named a Challenger in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for DevOps Platforms

Red Hat OpenShift named a leader by Forrester Research in The Forrester Wave™: Multicloud Container Platforms, Q4 2023

Free, interactive lab

Get access to a pre-configured environment and step-by-step walkthroughs of Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud.

Product details

Fully managed

  • Access highly available Red Hat OpenShift clusters as-a-service on IBM Cloud with automated provisioning, installation, and configuration of infrastructure—including compute, network, and storage 
  • Components (operating system, Red Hat OpenShift components, and in-cluster services) are managed for you and get automatically upgraded

Focused on security needs

  • Move workloads and data more securely with "bring your own key," FIPS 140-2 Type 4 encryption
  • Security patch management for the operating system and Red Hat OpenShift
  • Enterprise isolation including dedicated compute, bare metal servers, and private clusters

Highly resilient

  • Automatic deployment in multizone regions with failure discovery, including integration with IBM Cloud Internet Service to manage cross-zone traffic routing
  • IBM site reliability engineers manage the full stack to maintain resilience and address potential threats and vulnerabilities, helping organizations reduce costs 
  • Get trusted enterprise expertise and extreme scale, such as The Weather Company's 20,000+ managed clusters and 99.99% SLA

Consistent and flexible

  • Use the same platform across all clouds with consistent skills and tools
  • Teams have the flexibility to choose the solution that best fits their workloads and requirements
  • Operators, developers, and security teams can use these tools across environments, from the datacenter to hosted environments and cloud


Measuring the impact of cloud services

Red Hat commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ study and examine the potential return on investment companies may realize by working with Red Hat.

Features & benefits

Get up and running quickly

Start fast and small using one-click provisioning and metered billing, with no long-term commitment.

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High availability

Get high availability with multizone clusters across 6 regions and 35 data centers.

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Integration with services

Build beyond the basics and take advantage of the push-button integrations with Red Hat Application Services and advanced services like Watson AI and 190+ IBM Cloud services.

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Improved developer experience

Access dashboards with a native Red Hat OpenShift experience. The vulnerability advisor detects common security issues for you.

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Regulatory compliance

Benefit from built-in industry compliance including PCI, HIPAA, GDPR, SOC1, and SOC2 Type 2.

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Premium support

Rely on 24x7 global site reliability engineering (SRE) support.

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Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud pricing

Choice and flexibility to fit your needs

Deploy Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud based on your needs.

Choose from many options, including:

  • Virtual and bare metal infrastructure
  • CPUs, vCPUs, CPU cores
  • RAM 
  • Storage—primary and secondary disks
  • Network speed
  • SGX enablement
  • Hourly and monthly pricing, depending on options and features selected

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