Red Hat Adds a New Software Marketplace to OpenShift Cloud Computing Platform

Red Hat Adds a New Software Marketplace to OpenShift Cloud Computing Platform

Red Hat Adds a New Software Marketplace to OpenShift Cloud Computing Platform

This newly developed tool for OpenShift public cloud computing platform would enable the customers to use the complementary third party solutions in their application development and services.

GREATRESPONDER.COM – A value added feature of Red Hat OpenShift public cloud computing platform was announced by the company on Monday, April 14, 2014. This announcement was made public in the Red Hat Summit 2014 held in San Francisco in California. According to the announcement made through an official statement, this new feature is a software based marketplace solution, which is developed by the Red Hat development team to strengthen the capabilities of its public cloud computing platform for its customer base including the software developers on this platform.

While talking about the early partners who are participating in the Red Hat public cloud ecosystem, the statement mentions that primarily, Iron.io, MongoLab, SendGrid, New Relic, BlazeMeter, Shippable, and ClearDB have already joined the cloud computing ecosystem of the company. The Red Hat solution is able to offer many managed services to these partners. These services include messaging queue, email delivery service, application performance monitoring, and database management are few to name.

The director of the OpenShift Ecosystem Group at Red Hat, Mr. Julio Tapia, in his statement said, “The OpenShift Marketplace is the next step in Red Hat’s evolving cloud PaaS strategy. The idea is to provide customers “the widest variety of choice when it comes to technologies that complement their OpenShift experience.” He further added that, “As the OpenShift partner ecosystem continues to expand, we expect the Marketplace to provide developers and customers a more streamlined, secure experience to choose the best third-party solutions for their productivity and business enablement needs”.

This important to note that the first version of the OpenShift public cloud computing was released by the Red Hat as a beta version in 2011. This platform is developed by the Red Hat Company, and it focuses on the open source application development for the developers. This platform is highly featured and possesses enormous capabilities to allow the developers to focus on the coding; other activities like operation, maintenance and stack setup are managed by this cloud computing platform with the help of auto scaling and built-in management capabilities. This platform supports a wide range of software programming languages, such as – Python, PHP, Ruby on Rail, Node.js, Perl, and Java.

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