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What are Red Hat OpenShift self‑managed editions?

Red Hat® OpenShift® self-managed editions are designed for organizations that want the most flexibility and granular control of their Red Hat OpenShift environments. They provide a consistent platform to build, modernize, and deploy applications across on-premises  servers,  private cloud environments, and supported public cloud environments. 


Red Hat offers three self-managed editions to meet different organizational needs, including OpenShift Platform Plus, the most complete solution for bringing apps to market on your hybrid cloud.

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How do the self‑managed editions compare?

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Red Hat OpenShift Platform Plus logo

Builds on the capabilities of Red Hat Openshift Container Platform with a complete platform for accelerating application development and application modernization. Download the datasheet.


Includes:

  • Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes
  • Red Hat Advanced Cluster Security for Kubernetes
  • Red Hat OpenShift Data Foundation Essentials
  • Red Hat Quay

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Mid-level

Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

Adds a full set of operations and developer services and tools that includes everything in the Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes Engine plus additional features. Download the datasheet.


Includes:

  • Developer console
  • Red Hat OpenShift Serverless 
  • Red Hat OpenShift Service Mesh
  • Red Hat OpenShift Pipelines and Red Hat OpenShift GitOps
 

Entry-level

Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes Engine

Delivers the foundational, security-focused capabilities of enterprise Kubernetes on Red Hat Enterprise Linux CoreOS to run containers in hybrid cloud environments. Download the datasheet.


Includes:

  • Administrator console
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux CoreOS immutable container operation system
  • Red Hat OpenShift Virtualization
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Why choose self-managed Red Hat OpenShift?

Red Hat OpenShift self-managed editions provide more control and flexibility over your OpenShift deployment. Self-managed editions allow deployment on any private or public cloud, on bare metal, or at the edge. In addition, long-term support provides flexible life cycles providing the option to choose when to upgrade to the next version of Red Hat OpenShift.

Key features and benefits

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Consistent operations

Apply consistent operational policies for security, configuration, compliance, and governance to Red Hat OpenShift clusters across on-premise and cloud infrastructures

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Built-in security capabilities

Monitor running workloads for security issues or threats with system-level data collection and analysis

Enterprise Kubernetes

Receive commercial support, upgrades and patches, and increased security for Kubernetes and Kubernetes-native applications from one of the top contributors to open source

How our customers use Red Hat OpenShift self‑managed editions

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Poste Italiane accelerated cloud-native application development by 80% to provide a more seamless customer experience.

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HCA Healthcare improved patient care to save lives using real-time data at scale with new insights.

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