Recently, the maker of the opensource OS Redhat was in the country to promote its complete portfolio to the Philippine market. Redhat is not only present in the opensource OS business, but they got line of solutions and surprisingly, it is first 1B USD open source company in the world.
Redhat has been booking 60% of their business from their partners and the 40% from their direct sales, this is the numbers in 2012. Global bookings in 2012 shows 58% is dominated by the American region, 25% is EMEA and a good 17% from the Asia Pacific Region.
Damien Wong, GM of Redhat shared that their major market share plays in the Financial Services, Tech and Media, Government, and Telco. In the Philippines their largest customer is the Philippine Stock Exchange.
Redhat has five solutions to boast, they have Cloud, Middleware, Operating System, Virtualization and Storage.
Salesforce.com, Amazon.com, Telstra are the first clouds ever built on Redhat technology.
Red Hat’s four open hybrid cloud solutions include:
OpenShift Enterprise PaaS Solution: The leading cloud application platform for the enterprise, this solution will combine Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and JBoss Enterprise Middleware to build an ITOps PaaS that is designed to deliver the speed and agility of PaaS desired by enterprise developers while addressing the governance and operational requirements of enterprise IT in an open and hybrid cloud. In the future this solution is planned to be expanded to enable customers to build a DevOps PaaS environment that is fully compatible with the OpenShift.com Public PaaS.
Red Hat Hybrid Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Solution: The industry’s first open hybrid cloud solution for enterprises, this offering will include the software needed to deploy and manage a hybrid cloud, including virtualization management with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization; cloud management, governed self-service and systems management with Red Hat CloudForms; and guest operating system with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Red Hat plans to include public cloud hours from leading providers with the solution in the future.
Red Hat Cloud with Virtualization Bundle: Moving enterprises to the cloud for the price of virtualization, this offering packages Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and Red Hat CloudForms together to enable users to move to the cloud more quickly by combining virtualization and cloud management into the same project cycle.
Red Hat Storage: Redefining enterprise and hybrid cloud storage with open source solutions, Red Hat Storage, the company’s scale-out, open source storage software for the management of unstructured data, is generally available with Red Hat Storage Server 2.0 today. Red Hat Storage transforms the enterprise and cloud storage market by – for the first time – combining community-powered innovation with the volume economics of industry standard x86 servers across on-premise, cloud or hybrid environments.