Red Hat reveals OpenShift Container Platform clients

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Red Hat is assisting clients such as Follett School Solutions, SIX Group, ZTE, and Elo for their IT infrastructure transformation and using DevOps methodologies.

Investment in Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform as their enterprise Kubernetes solution assists these clients to unite developers and IT operations on a single platform to deploy, and manage applications across hybrid cloud infrastructures.

Red Hat said the delivery of modern and traditional applications with shorter development cycles and efficiency are the main benefits from making investment in Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform as their enterprise Kubernetes solution.

Enterprises are deploying Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform and Kubernetes-based solutions to rapidly create, host, and scale applications across hybrid and multi-cloud environments.

“Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform helps enterprises take advantage of the innovative technologies necessary for developing modern applications and services while maintaining a stable and more secure environment, driving transformation without disrupting existing operations,” Ashesh Badani, vice president and general manager, OpenShift, Red Hat, said.

Follett School Solutions, a provider of preK-12 educational materials and technology solutions in the U.S., and a supplier to education institutions worldwide, deployed Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, and benefitted by making customer-requested changes and launching new learning applications to schools more quickly.

Jerry Thome, architect, Follett School Solutions, said: “With OpenShift, we are able to scale applications based on demand in minutes, better handle load and use resources more efficiently.”

SIX Group, a Swiss financial services provider, selected Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform to implement a DevOps strategy and to bring innovations to market quicker.

“Our central aim is to bring products and individual functions to market much faster and in a highly-automated way, whilst maintaining outstanding quality,” Dave Brupbacher, head global IT operations, SIX Group, said.

ZTE, a China-base telecom equipment company, is building Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering by following DevOps approach to build and deploy products faster.

“Red Hat offers technical strengths combined with influence in open source communities,” Minghe Zhao, chief engineer, PaaS Platform Research and Development, ZTE. said.

Elo, a Brazilian card brand, implemented Red Hat Openshift Container Platform along with Red Hat Ansible Tower and Red Hat Satellite to support its digital transformation. The company has since automated its deployment process and adopted a DevOps culture, reducing the time associated with deployments by 98 percent.

Anderson Agapito, infrastructure manager, Elo, said: “Since implementing Red Hat solutions we have been able to adopt a DevOps culture that allows us to reduce deployment time and get services to our customers more quickly and efficiently.”