Red Hat’s OpenShift Commons Triples Ecosystem Participation Since Launch, Driving Cross-Community Development and Collaboration

More than 100 participating organizations include customers, contributors, partners and service providers collaborating on the next generation of OpenShift by Red Hat





"New Relic is pleased to continue our participation in the OpenShift Commons as the community work in areas such as containers and orchestration. The OpenShift Commons has allowed us to learn about the latest open source developments in mobile and application management and reach even more developers through joint software work."


John Gray

SVP Business Development, New Relic

BOSTON – RED HAT SUMMIT - JUNE 22, 2015 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced significantly increased participation in the ecosystem for its OpenShift offering for both public and private cloud deployments. Since the launch of OpenShift Commons in February 2015, OpenShift Commons has emerged as one of the industry’s most unique communities, combining interests around containers and cloud application development and deployment with the perspective of end-users, contributors, customers and practitioners.


Red Hat Summit marks 100 days since the launch of OpenShift Commons, which now boasts more than 100 member organizations working together to build the next generation of open source innovation. OpenShift Commons connects a variety of open source technology communities including Docker, Kubernetes, Project Atomic and others that are key components of the latest release of OpenShift.


Since launch, new customers, partners and service providers participating in OpenShift Commons include: 6fusion; Altran;Autonomic Resources;BlackMesh; Couchbase; Fairfield University; Grid Dynamics; Leighton; MariaDB; Mesosphere; New Relic; NGinx;OwnCloud;Puzzle ITC;Redis Labs;Rhodix;Shadow-Soft;Telstra; Ticketfly; TransCirrus;Zabbix; ZeroTurnaround, and many other industry leaders. With participation from customers and partners around the world including FICO, T-Systems, Amadeus and other industry leaders, OpenShift has a global deployment footprint that spans enterprises, .edu and .gov organizations.


Many of these members have participated inCommons Briefings, sharing information on topics ranging from developing and operating PaaS environments to technical matters including metering, monitoring, scaling and storage as part of the ongoing collaborative conversation driving the design and development of OpenShift. Feedback from OpenShift Commons members, along with lessons learned from running multiple and public PaaS environments at scale, gets fed directly into the collaborative development process driving the most innovative open source PaaS available today for use both on-premise and by operators.


Supporting Quotes


Ashesh Badani, Vice President, OpenShift, Red Hat

Watching the growth of the OpenShift Commons community since its introduction in February has continued to affirm strong industry interest around innovation in cloud and container technology. We are delighted to share knowledge and collaborate on best practices around application development and operations with a diverse group of users and partners in an open forum and enable developers to contribute to projects they are passionate about.”


Tyler Davey, Vice President Sales, Architech

"Being a Red Hat Systems Integrator partner since 2011, we've had tremendous success offering Red Hat's Middleware and Platform-as-a-Service solutions to complement our focus on building outstanding custom enterprise solutions for our clients."


Rod Hamlin, Vice President Business Development, Couchbase

"Participating in OpenShift Commons has allowed us to remain close to the newest open source innovation in mobile development with its variety of community briefings with developers from the OpenShift and FeedHenry mobile teams. Platform-as-a-Service is continuing to grow on a global scale and we are excited to continue a collaboration that aims to promote better agility, scalability and performance for both of our platforms."


Matt Trifiro, SVP Marketing, Mesosphere

"We’re seeing a lot of market demand for a Mesosphere Datacenter Operating System (DCOS) and OpenShift combined solution," said Matt Trifiro, SVP Marketing of Mesosphere. "and we're very excited to partner with Red Hat and OpenShift Commons to offer a solution that meets the needs of our joint customers."


Derek Marley, CEO, Middleware360 Solutions

"We are pleased to become a new member of the OpenShift Commons community, where we have been able to collaborate in an open, agile community to drive custom application development. Working with different OpenShift developers in the community has allowed us to develop new solutions that can span a variety of markets."


John Gray, SVP Business Development, New Relic

"New Relic is pleased to continue our participation in the OpenShift Commons as the community work in areas such as containers and orchestration. The OpenShift Commons has allowed us to learn about the latest open source developments in mobile and application management and reach even more developers through joint software work."



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