It matters which OpenStack distribution and which Linux offering you choose. This is why we—recognizing the critical interdependencies between the two—co-engineer OpenStack and Linux® together with closely aligned product teams.Learn how it works
Red Hat has earned some of the highest security credentials, including those from the U.S. Department of Defense and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. SELinux military-grade security technologies prevent intrusions and protect data when running in public or private OpenStack clouds.Open source is synonymous with security
Keep an eye on all the moving parts of your OpenStack environment with Red Hat CloudForms. Integrated as part of Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat CloudForms is a unified management system that is designed for hybrid environments.See what it can do
Enable a massively scalable, highly agile private cloud infrastructure along with Red Hat Ceph Storage. Tightly integrated with Red Hat OpenStack Platform and all its services—including Nova, Cinder, Swift, Glance, and Manila—you can instantly provision hundreds of virtual machines from a single snapshot and build fully supported cloud platforms that scale out like OpenStack on industry-standard hardware.Learn more
No more vendor dependency
Proprietary solutions are largely restricted to the providers’ own ecosystems. Don’t make it that difficult. Use the open technologies of Red Hat OpenStack Platform with your existing infrastructure.Learn how
Keep the updates rolling or standardize for the long term
Keep up with rapid innovation and the latest OpenStack features using our integrated director for live updates and upgrades. Standardize on a single, long-life version with the comfort that comes with up to 5 years of support, and add an extra 2 years with a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support Add-On subscription.Learn the difference
The architecture of Red Hat OpenStack Platform
Our OpenStack platform features more than the normal IaaS compute, storage, networking, and provisioning capabilities. Start using dynamic monitoring, data processing, and orchestration tools with a bunch of customizable dashboards—so you can see it all in motion.
Containers and OpenStack
OpenStack can be a platform for distributed applications. Running containers on Red Hat OpenStack Platform can help organizations improve IT infrastructure flexibility, scalability, and costs to quickly meet user application needs.
Red Hat Ceph Storage
Every Red Hat OpenStack Platform customer receives a single subscription1 to 64TB of Red Hat Ceph Storage to try at no extra cost.
Why Red Hat for OpenStack?
See for yourself why businesses across the globe are relying on our OpenStack technology.
OpenStack's popularity increases across the globe
OpenStack's ninth survey of users reveals a 44% increase in OpenStack deployments compared to last year—74% of which are located outside the U.S.
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1Each customer receives a single subscription for 64TB of Red Hat Ceph Storage with Standard support— regardless of the number of Red Hat OpenStack Platform subscriptions purchased.