Red Hat and Cisco extend cloud collaboration in India

Sanghamitra Kar
New Update

DELHI, INDIA: Red Hat, Inc., the provider of open source solutions, has announced the extension of their cloud collaboration with Cisco in India.


The combination of Red Hat's open source solutions and Cisco technology has delivered solutions to customers, enabling them to achieve greater IT efficiencies and bringing them toward next-generation enterprise computing.

Red Hat and Cisco have announced a new center of excellence in Gurgaon, India, to provide customers and partners with an opportunity to review their cloud frameworks and experience how they can deliver cloud innovation within their organizations.

Red Hat will be showcasing technology solutions on Cisco platforms, which include OpenShift by Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, and Red Hat CloudForms, designed to serve as the foundation for building OpenStack-powered clouds for advanced cloud users, such as telecommunications companies, Internet service providers (ISPs), and public cloud hosting providers. Dirk-Peter van Leeuwen, senior vice president and general manager, Red Hat Asia Pacific, and Rajesh Rege, director and country head (Datacenter & Cloud Business Entity), Cisco India / SAARC officially opened the center today.

In the last year, Red Hat and Cisco have collaborated on several new initiatives, including Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), and a Cisco Validated Design (CVD) that incorporates OpenShift into Cisco's latest Intelligent Automation for Cloud and Virtualized Multiservice Data Center releases, enabling enterprises to build a PaaS with tools from underlying Cisco server and networking hardware to OpenShift.