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

Red Hat was positioned highest for ability to execute and furthest for completeness of vision in the Gartner 2023 Magic Quadrant for Container Management.

Red Hat® Cloud Services are managed container, application, and data services hosted on the leading public clouds to build and scale cloud-native applications.

These include services for cloud-native application development built on Red Hat OpenShift®, the leading enterprise Kubernetes-based application platform.

Red Hat Cloud Services are optimized for performance, scalability, and security across every major public cloud, giving you a flexible and trusted platform to quickly deploy applications.

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Red Hat Cloud Services provides a curated set of services to simplify development, deployment, and scaling of cloud-native applications. At the same time, teams gain performance, reliability, and resiliency. With their infrastructure and application platforms handled, teams can focus on building and scaling applications that add value to the business. 

Improve operational efficiency

With the global reach, talent, and experience of Red Hat OpenShift site reliability engineering (SRE) teams, organizations can use industry leading tools while reducing the high costs and learning curve associated with finding and retaining talent to manage their application platform, and reduce the risk and revenue impact of downtime and unplanned events.

For more complex scenarios, Red Hat Cloud Services can rapidly adjust capacity to allow businesses to meet changing demand requirements.

Accelerate time to value

Red Hat Cloud Services helps businesses respond to customer and competitive demands with high availability. Clusters use automated provisioning in the leading public clouds for deployment and management to get environments up and running in minutes. Application and data services can be quickly enabled to provide a robust platform for developers. There’s no need to wait on available infrastructure or to hire experts in operations to manage it all.

Innovate with hybrid cloud flexibility

Companies have a diverse set of workloads that run across data centers, clouds, and edge computing locations. Red Hat Cloud Services uses OpenShift to provide a consistent platform across all of these environments for cloud-native applications. The ability for organizations to build applications that meet these diverse needs–regardless of infrastructure–allows development teams to focus on high-value innovation, delivery of new technologies, and revenue-generating activities instead of operations.

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Automated OpenShift and underlying infrastructure provisioning for deployment and management

With Red Hat OpenShift cloud services, customers benefit from full lifecycle management of OpenShift for an easy-to-use experience. Teams can move faster, and focus their energy where they add to business value.

Native, joint offerings with leading cloud providers

The portfolio of Red Hat OpenShift cloud services includes joint, native offerings on AWS, Microsoft Azure, and IBM Cloud. Customers benefit from reduced complexity and streamlined billing, along with expansive choices of toolsets and integrations. Learn how to invest your AWS or Microsoft Azure committed spend on Red Hat products and services.

Global SRE expertise

Backed by the experience of a global SRE team, Red Hat OpenShift cloud services are supported by experienced Red Hat developers and system engineers with millions of hours of experience managing OpenShift clusters at scale. Customers avoid the high cost and difficulty of doing this internally, while benefiting from improved security and stability, proactive monitoring, and 365x24x7 support.

Consistent hybrid cloud user experience

Across all clouds, on-premise infrastructure, and at the edge, customers benefit from a consistent Red Hat OpenShift platform. This consistent user experience simplifies management, improves productivity, and gives customers the ability to make strategic choices about which cloud to use based on value.

Turnkey application platform

Red Hat OpenShift is an industry-leading application platform for cloud-native application development, deployment, and management. Features include IDE, runtimes, build pipelines, monitoring, security, and service mesh on top of upstream supported Kubernetes, all fully integrated to use as the foundation for your own software factory.

Business leaders

Flexibility is key for businesses trying to stay competitive in times of rapid change. Business leaders need a platform that helps them respond quickly to the demands of the market. And when resources are limited, they need to put the right people to work on the right tasks. Red Hat cloud services helps them empower their developers and IT teams to deliver the experiences customers demand, rapidly and efficiently.

IT operations leaders

IT and infrastructure teams are focused on delivering on-demand, consistent, cost-effective, secure and resilient infrastructure. They need to ensure technology supports the needs of the business, while also prioritizing security, stability, and governance. A unified application platform for hybrid cloud helps them meet these goals.


Developers aim to deploy features and updates faster—and they can increase speeds when security and operations concerns (DevSecOps) are handled at the platform level. Development teams can benefit from familiar languages and tools, the latest technologies, and a fully integrated software factory, pipelines, and SDLC (software development life cycle). Cloud services can help developers focus on deploying value-add applications, rather than infrastructure.

Platform architects

Platform architects and DevOps engineers are often responsible for leading digital transformation efforts, including enabling change through workflows, tools, and pipelines. Their goal is to ensure the organization gains a competitive advantage by letting developers focus on new or improved applications, rather than infrastructure. A cloud services platform built on Red Hat helps achieve these goals.

Red Hat Cloud Services include hosted and managed platform, application, and data services that accelerate time to value and reduce the operational cost and complexity of delivering cloud-native applications. Organizations can confidently build and scale applications with a streamlined experience across services and hybrid cloud environments while Red Hat manages the rest.

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