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Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes

End-to-end visibility and control for your Kubernetes clusters

Red Hat® Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes controls clusters and applications from a single console, with built-in security policies. Extend the value of Red Hat OpenShift® by deploying apps, managing multiple clusters, and enforcing policies across multiple clusters at scale.

Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes
Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes
Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes
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Manage Kubernetes clusters

Run your operations from anywhere that Red Hat OpenShift runs, and manage any Kubernetes cluster in your fleet.

Accelerate development to production

Speed up application development pipelines with self-service provisioning.

Increase application availability

Deploy legacy and cloud-native applications quickly across distributed clusters.

Central management automatically

Free up IT departments with self-service cluster deployment that automatically delivers applications.

Ease compliance

Streamline security compliance with centralized policy enforcement across clusters.

Reduce operational costs

Lower operational costs with a unified management interface.


Running on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes includes capabilities that unify multicluster management, provide policy-based governance, and extend application life-cycle management.

Unified multicluster management

  • Centrally create, update, and delete Kubernetes clusters across multiple private and public clouds
  • Search, find, and modify any Kubernetes resource across the entire domain
  • Quickly troubleshoot and resolve issues across your federated domain
  • When creating or updating clusters, automate tasks such as configuring cloud-defined storage, static IP addresses, updating network components (like firewalls or load balancers), and more with the integration of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

Learn more about multicluster life-cycle management. 

Policy based governance, risk and compliance

  • Centrally set and enforce policies for security, applications, and infrastructure
  • Quickly visualize detailed auditing on configuration of apps and clusters
  • Immediate visibility into your compliance posture based on your defined standards
  • Automate remediation of policy violations and gather audit information about the clusters for analysis with the integration of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

Learn more about governance, risk, and compliance.

Advanced application life-cycle management

  • Define and deploy applications across clusters based on policy
  • Quickly view service endpoints and pods associated with your application topology—with all the dependencies
  • Automatically deploy applications to specific clusters based on channel and subscription definitions
  • When deploying or updating applications, automate configurations like networking, databases, and more with the integration of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

Learn more about application life-cycle management.

Multicluster observability for health and optimization

  • Get an overview of multicluster health and optimization using out-of-the-box multicluster dashboards with the ability to store long-term data
  • Easily sort, filter, and do a deep scan of individual clusters or, at the aggregated multicluster level
  • Get an aggregated view of cluster metrics
  • Troubleshoot faster using the Dynamic Search and Visual Web Terminal capabilities

Learn more about multicluster observability. 

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