此外，根据该项协议，红帽将于2017年第二季度末面向IBM Cloud推出红帽Cloud Access，以帮助红帽用户将符合条件，且未使用的红帽企业Linux订阅从数据中心迁移到IBM全球云数据中心的公共的虚拟化云环境中。这样，企业能够更好地保护并扩展其红帽软件投资，同时充分利用IBM Cloud的全球规模和效率。
我们与IBM 的合作旨在帮助企业用户更快、更轻松地拥抱混合云。对于在企业内部不具备 OpenStack 基础架构管理技能的企业用户来说，他们可以更加自信地使用基于 IBM 私有云的红帽 OpenStack 平台和红帽 Ceph 存储。
—— 红帽 OpenStack 总经理 Radhesh Balakrishnan
Cloudsoft公司首席执行官Duncan Johnston-Watt表示：“与红帽一同在IBM Bluemix私有云上部署我们的Cloudsoft应用管理平台 (AMP) 对我们来说非常轻松。凭借领先私有云环境提供的更多安全特性、更高的控制能力和性能，我们获得了在公有云上运行的成本和效率优势。”
企业用户将能够更快地配置云基础架构，并通过红帽Cloud Access将现有工作负载和红帽订阅迁移到IBM Cloud，或者以按需付费的形式使用软件和基础架构。
IBM Cloud副总裁Zane Adam表示：“对于将IBM Cloud作为数字化转型关键推动力的企业用户来说，云优先战略已成为绝大多数客户的新常态。IBM与红帽的战略合作旨在帮助客户更轻松地采用开源产品和OpenStack云软件，同时保护现有投资，并创造新的商机。
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