IBM on Thursday announced that
it has transformed its software portfolio to be Cloud-native and
optimized it to run on Red Hat OpenShift.
Enterprises can now
build mission-critical applications once and run them on all leading
public clouds, including AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform,
Alibaba and IBM Cloud and on private clouds.
"The next chapter of
cloud demands the power to quickly innovate and respond to changing
market and client demands in India. IBM and Red Hat together will unlock
the true value of hybrid cloud for business with the new
next-generation hybrid multicloud platform," said Vikas Arora, IBM Cloud
and Cognitive Software Leader, IBM India/South Asia.
designed to empower our clients get access to tools that will make their
multi-year journey to cloud based on common, open standards that reach
across clouds, across applications and across vendors with Red Hat,"
The 108-year old IBM last month closed the $34
billion acquisition of Red Hat, the world's leading provider of
enterprise open source software solutions -- a landmark move that
positions IBM as the leading Hybrid Cloud provider and extend Red Hat's
open source innovation to a broader range of clients.
The new cloud-native capabilities will be delivered as pre-integrated solutions called "IBM Cloud Paks".
Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud is a flexible, fully-managed service of
OpenShift on IBM's public cloud which is deployable in one-click with
automated resiliency, data compliance and security to help enterprises
modernize and migrate to a hybrid cloud infrastructure.
will bring Red Hat OpenShift to their enterprise systems, IBM Z and
LinuxONE, which collectively power more than 30 billion transactions a
day globally. IBM already supports OpenShift on its Power Systems and
Storage," said the company.
"IBM is unleashing its software from
the data center to fuel the enterprise workload race to the cloud. This
will further position IBM the industry leader in the more than $1
trillion dollar hybrid cloud opportunity," said Arvind Krishna, senior
vice president, Cloud and Cognitive Software, IBM.
revenue has grown from four per cent of total revenue in 2013 to 25 per
cent today. IBM cloud revenue for the 12-month period through the first
quarter of this year grew to over $19 billion.
Red Hat's fiscal year 2019 revenue was $3.4 billion, up 15 percent year-over-year.
Hat is unlocking innovation with Linux-based technologies, including
containers and Kubernetes, which have become the fundamental building
blocks of hybrid cloud environments," added Jim Whitehurst, president
and CEO, Red Hat.