For the fifth consecutive report, we’re happy to share that Gartner, Inc. has given Red Hat a "Positive" overall rating in its 2019 Vendor Rating report. Gartner creates Vendor Ratings for approximately 25 IT vendors, and we believe our "Positive" rating reflects on the strength of our open hybrid cloud portfolio, container-based technologies and data center automation as well as our ability to meet customer’s needs as they modernize IT systems with flexible and agile open source solutions. Red Hat has gained recognition as a vendor of software products and related services that span multiple tiers of data center investment, moving beyond our open source Linux roots.
Gartner’s Vendor Ratings are structured reports that define Gartner's position on an individual vendor as a whole, not just on its position within a single market. Gartner’s evaluation was based on various criteria, such as Red Hat’s strategy, products and services, technology, marketing and corporate viability.
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Gartner "Vendor Rating: Red Hat," by Dennis Smith, Daniel Bowers, Gary Spivak, Julia Palmer and Paul Vincent February 2019.
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Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments.