The Red Hat Ready Business Partner program offers qualified resellers, VARs and system integrators a strategic partnership with Red Hat. The program provides partners with exclusive benefits such as sales and technical training online, logo usage and marketing support, pre-sales support and product and training discounts.
The Red Hat Ready Business Partners play a crucial role as they reach out to end customers and guide them in arriving at an ideal solution for their needs. These partners also take customers through the entire process of Linux adoption and implementation, and provide the needed support services.
Tirthankar Mitra, Head - Channels and SI, Red Hat India said, "Linux presents an unbeatable value proposition in terms of performance, reliability, availability, scalability and manageability at the best cost of ownership. Linux adoption in India, especially in the government and education sectors, is growing and our channel partner network is also expanding to address this market and customer needs. Our business partners play an important role in educating customers and guiding them through the implementation of their Red Hat solution. We are happy to have these new relationships in Northern India and continue the Linux adoption momentum there."
Red Hat India has a distribution network of more than 70 channel partners, spanning 27 cities across India.
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Red Hat Indiais a subsidiary of Red Hat Inc, USA. Red Hat has been at the forefront of bringing the latest open source and Linux technology to India. Red Hat has enabled adoption of open source technology across segments - Government, enterprise and education. They have six offices in India at Mumbai, Pune, New Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai and one in Sri Lanka at Colombo. OEM partners include IBM, DELL, HP, HCL Infosystems, Wipro Infotech and Acer among others. SI partners include Wipro Infotech and HCL Infosystems. Red Hat India has a distribution network of more than 70 channel partners spanning 27 cities across India. Key distributors being GT Enterprises, Sonata Software and Integra Microsystems. Red Hat Learning Services are available with over 70 training partners at over 300 locations across India. Learn more: http://www.in.redhat.com
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