Microsoft and Red Hat Team Up for New Standards in Hybrid Cloud Offerings

This partnership of Microsoft and Red Hat, Inc will offer  the customers to get more choices and flexibility of hybrid cloud computing by deploying Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure.

MS and Red  Microsoft Corp and Red Hat Corporation announced a partnership on the 4th of November 2015. According to the announcement the Microsoft is offering the Red hat Enterprise Lunix as the ideal choice for the enterprise Lunix workloads on Microsoft Azure. This partnership will offer the customers a more flexible hybrid cloud computing system.

The announcement also added that the Microsoft and Red Hat will also work together to deal with the common needs of the organizations, ISVs and the developers in deploying and managing applications on Red Hat software across the private and public cloud. After a few weeks, the customers will be able to run their Red Hat enterprise Lunix on Microsoft Azure as the Microsoft is becoming a Red hat certified cloud and service provider.

“This partnership is a powerful win for enterprises, ISVs and developers,” said Scott Guthrie, executive VP Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise division. “With this partnership, we are expanding our commitment to offering unmatched choice and flexibility in the cloud today” he said.

Microsoft Azure customers will also be able to take benefits of Red Hat’s application platform. Which includes Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat JBoss Web Server, Red Hat Cluster Storage and Open Shift, Red Hat’s platform-as-a-service offering. Support teams of Microsoft and the Red Hat will be co-located on a same premises to offer an integrated and cross-company support spanning.

“The data center is heterogeneous, and the cloud is hybrid,” said Paul Cormier, president, Products and Technologies, Red Hat. “With Red Hat and the leader in enterprise cloud workloads joining forces, our customers are the winners today, as we unite on common solutions to help them solve challenges in this hybrid cloud Together, we’re offering the most comprehensive support agreement for our mixed technologies to support customers” he further said.

Microsoft Azure and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager can use for inter-operation of Red Hat cloud Forms. Red Hat Cloud Forms customers will be able to manage the Red Hat enterprise Linux on both Hyper-V and Microsoft Azure. Azure workloads can manage on Red hat Cloud Forms in a few months.

The team of Microsoft and Red Hat is expected to offer more cutting edge technologies of Hybrid Cloud Computing in the near future.