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Red Hat unveils new cloud framework

Thursday 16th August 2012 - 16:44

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Open-source platform developer Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) announced on Monday that its new OpenStack cloud framework is ready for enterprises looking to build private, public and hybrid Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) clouds.

Red Hat is a major supporter and supplier of solutions based on OpenStack, the open-source framework for enterprise cloud platforms. This most recent distribution is designed to complement Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Storage and Red Hat OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), according to the company.

"Through our expanding involvement with OpenStack, we've seen a thriving community develop and are excited in reaching this milestone along the way to delivering an enterprise-class product based on this open cloud technology," said Brian Stevens, CTO and vice president, Worldwide Engineering for Red Hat. "Our current productization efforts are focused around hardening an integrated solution of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and OpenStack to deliver an enterprise-ready solution that enables enterprises worldwide to realize infrastructure clouds."

Red Hat has invited enterprises interested in the technology to download and preview the platform. Companies that sign up for Red Hat's new OpenStack distribution will be able to provide feedback to Red Hat's OpenStack team and collaborate with each other to further refine the system, Red Hat said.

For more:
- see this release

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