Profile: Red Hat Inc (RHT)
16 Jan 2018
Red Hat, Inc. (Red Hat), incorporated on October 17, 1998, is a provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to develop and offer operating system, virtualization, management, middleware, cloud, mobile and storage technologies. The Company operates through three geographical segments: the Americas (the United States, Canada and Latin America); Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific. The Company's products and services include infrastructure-related offerings, application development-related and other technology offerings, and consulting, support and training services.
The Company's infrastructure-related offerings include Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Satellite and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is an operating system platform that runs on a range of hardware, and is used in physical, virtual, container and cloud environments. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is also available in multiple variants that allow customers to obtain a version of Red Had Enterprise Linux specifically for their use cases, applications and hardware architectures. Variant options include Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host, designed to run applications with Linux containers, Red Hat Enterprise Linux for High-Performance Computing, Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems and Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Applications.
Red Hat Satellite is a system management offering to deploy, scale and manage Red Hat infrastructure across physical and virtual servers, as well as in cloud environments. Red Hat Satellite provides various features for systems provisioning, configuration management, content management and subscription management. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization is a software that allows customers to utilize and manage a common hardware infrastructure to run multiple operating systems and applications. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization includes virtualization functionality and management tools for both server and desktop deployments. Virtualization allows a single computer system to function as multiple virtual systems by abstracting operating systems and application software from the underlying hardware infrastructure, thereby allowing customers to use a common hardware infrastructure to run multiple operating systems and applications.
The Company's application development-related and other technology offerings include Red Hat JBoss Middleware, Red Hat cloud offerings, Red Hat Mobile and Red Hat Storage. Red Hat JBoss Middleware is a suite of offerings used to develop, deploy and manage applications; integrate applications, data and devices, and automate business processes across physical, virtual, cloud and mobile environments. Red Hat JBoss Middleware offerings can also be deployed on OpenShift by Red Hat to provide middleware functionality as a service. Red Hat JBoss Middleware offerings consist of deployment platforms and tools, including Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat JBoss Web Server, Red Hat JBoss Data Grid, Red Hat JBoss Fuse and Red Hat JBoss A-MQ, Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization, Red Hat JBoss BRMS, Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite, Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio and Red Hat JBoss Operations Network.
Red Hat cloud offerings is a software that enables customers to build and manage various cloud computing environments (virtualized and container-based), including Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure, OpenShift by Red Hat, Red Hat CloudForms and Ansible Tower. Red Hat Mobile is a software development platform that enables customers to develop, integrate, deploy and manage mobile applications for the enterprise. Red Hat Storage is a software that enables customers to treat physical server storage as a scalable, shared, centrally-managed pool of virtual storage and to manage unstructured or semi-structured data in physical, virtual and cloud environments.
The Company's consulting services include assessments, implementations, upgrade planning, platform migrations, solution integration and application development. Red Hat subscriptions generally include varying levels of technical support to assist customers with implementing, configuring and using Red Hat technologies. In addition, Red Hat's Customer Portal provides an online method for customers to obtain certified software, access a knowledge base and software update alerts and advisories, as well as interact with technical support engineers. It also offers technical account management services for customers that require a more personalized support relationship.
The Company's training services consist of an array of interactive courses. The Company delivers courses around the world in classroom, corporate on-site and online settings. These courses span topics, such as system administration, deployment, management and security, and enterprise application development and integration. Certifications include Red Hat Certified Architect, Red Hat Certified Engineer, Red Hat Certified JBoss Administrator, Red Hat Certified JBoss Developer, Red Hat Certified System Administrator, Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack, Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator and Red Hat Certificates of Expertise in a range of specialties.
The Company competes with Microsoft Corporation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, International Business Machines Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Unisys Corporation, UNIX, Micro Focus International plc, CentOS, Debian, Fedora, openSUSE, Ubuntu, Citrix Systems, Inc., VMware, Inc., Pivotal Software, Inc., Mirantis Inc., EMC Corporation, Alphabet Inc., NetApp, Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Rackspace Hosting, Inc., salesforce.com, inc., Kony, Inc., Kinvey, Inc., AnyPresence, Inc., Accenture plc and Tata Consultancy Services Limited.
Red Hat Inc
100 E Davie St
RALEIGH NC 27601-1806
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