Red Hat, Nutanix Partner for Open Hybrid Multicloud
August 2, 2021
Red Hat and Nutanix started a strategic partnership to enable a powerful solution for building, scaling and managing cloud-native applications on-premises and in hybrid clouds. The collaboration brings together industry-leading technologies, enabling installation, interoperability and management of Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Enterprise Linux with Nutanix Cloud Platform, including Nutanix AOS and AHV.
Rajiv Ramaswami, president and CEO,
Nutanix said, “This partnership brings together Red Hat’s
industry-leading cloud native solutions with the simplicity, flexibility
and resilience of the Nutanix Cloud Platform. Together, our solutions
provide customers with a full stack platform to build, scale, and manage
containerized and virtualized cloud native applications in a hybrid
Key elements of the partnership
Nutanix Cloud Platform is now a preferred choice for HCI for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat OpenShift.This will enable customers to deploy virtualized and containerized workloads on a hyperconverged infrastructure, building on the combined benefits of Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud technologies and Nutanix’s hyperconverged offerings.
Nutanix AHV is now a Red Hat certified hypervisor enabling full support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and OpenShift on Nutanix Cloud Platform. The certification of the Nutanix built-in hypervisor, AHV, for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and OpenShift offers enterprise customers a simplified full stack solution for their containerized and virtualized cloud-native applications. This certification delivers Red Hat customers additional choice in hypervisor deployments, especially as many organizations explore innovative, modern virtualization technologies.
Joint engineering roadmap providing robust interoperability. Red Hat and Nutanix will focus on delivering continuous testing of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat OpenShift with Nutanix AHV to provide robust interoperability. The companies will also collaborate to deliver more timely support by aligning product roadmaps.
More seamless support experience providing faster resolution times for joint customers.Customers will be able to contact either company with support issues. The two companies are collaborating to deliver a best-in-class support experience for the interoperability of the certified products.
Houdek, senior vice president, Technology, Kohl’s noted, “We are
thrilled to see two of our technology partners announce this strategic
relationship. As we manage the complexities of hybrid cloud, we believe
this relationship will unlock new hosting and deployment options for VM
and container-based workloads. These new options will support our goals
of being fast, efficient and friction-free as we deliver new experiences
to our customers.”