Red Hat Partner Overview

Red Hat is an industry-leading software company that provides open-source solutions tailored for businesses. Their product portfolio includes Red Hat Enterprise Linux, an operating system designed for servers, along with services in cloud computing, automation, and application development. Red Hat’s primary objective is to assist organizations in efficiently meeting their technology requirements using open-source software.

PEAK Resources and Red Hat

PEAK maintains a key relationship with Red Hat as one of its Advanced Partners. PEAK works with clients to help integrate, collaborate, and accelerate Red Hat’s industry-leading product portfolio on open-source technology. Some of these technologies include Red Hat Enterprise Linux, OpenShift, and Ansible Automation Platform. The PEAK Team believes Red Hat’s platform products and automation solutions catapult businesses forward, allowing organizations to gain additional time and money to grow within their industry.

Why Red Hat?

Red Hat offers reliable and secure open-source solutions, such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux, which provide stability and flexibility for enterprise environments. Their comprehensive support, extensive expertise, and commitment to open-source principles make Red Hat a trusted partner in helping organizations optimize their IT infrastructure and meet their technology needs efficiently.


Red Hat’s shared technological foundation includes a deep foundation on Enterprise Linux, OpenShift, and Ansible Automation Platform. The platform of Red Hat is focused on Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux platform which provides stability, scalability, and performance to businesses. Red Hat OpenShift operates on RHEL and adds security, performance, interoperability, and innovation. Finally, the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform lets businesses automate compliance and gain consistency across Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments.

Red Hat also specializes in IT services and Infrastructure by providing hybrid cloud infrastructure, application services, cloud-native application development, and automation solutions.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Red Hat Enterprise Linux offers a unified platform from the public cloud to the edge. RHEL ensures that every technology within a business’ IT stack connects thoroughly. The extended features of RHEL include flexibility and reliability, extended support, high performance, and automated security. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is the bridge between any cloud and any workload.

Red Hat OpenShift,
Red Hat OpenShift, an enterprise Kubernetes platform, is purpose-built for an open hybrid cloud strategy. It empowers developers to deploy applications in containers across diverse IT environments, ensuring a consistent experience across IBM Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, or even on a bare-metal Power server within a private cloud environment. With Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Power, developers gain the desired consistency required for building and deploying cloud-native applications, thereby accelerating the path to application modernization across the hybrid cloud.

Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform
Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform is an end-to-end automation platform to configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate advanced workflows. It includes resources to create, manage, and scale across the entire enterprise. According to research from IDC, customers using the Ansible Automation Platform could see A 5-year ROI of 667%, 10-month payback on investment, and an annual revenue increase of $1.9 million dollars.

Red Hat and IBM:
Deploying Red Hat solutions on IBM Power can be a safe, more intelligent way to modernize applications. For example, IBM AIX® and IBM I applications running on Power servers can easily be ported to run on the Red Hat OpenShift platform. Power servers continue to be a smart investment going forward. In side-by-side performance tests conducted by IBM, the Power S1022 server supported 4.1 times more containers per core. While at the same time, it provides 26% more performance for containerized workloads running on Red Hat OpenShift and MongoDB when compared with a two-socket Intel Xeon server.

Key Features & Benefits

  • Today, Red Hat Enterprise Linux solutions are trusted by many Fortune 500 companies and are the operating system of choice for enterprises that value innovation, security, reliability, and openness. That openness means that the Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform also runs natively on IBM Power servers.
  • Independent research found that Red Hat OpenShift technology can speed up development lifecycles by 29%, increase annual revenue by USD 21.62 million and deliver a 636% return on investment over five years.
  • Open-Source Philosophy: Red Hat is committed to the open-source philosophy, which means that much of its software is developed and distributed under open-source licenses. This allows users to access the source code, modify it, and contribute back to the community, fostering innovation and collaboration.
  • Ecosystem and Community: Red Hat actively participates in open-source communities and encourages collaboration and contributions. This vibrant ecosystem fosters innovation and ensures that Red Hat’s products remain cutting-edge.
  • Red Hat Virtualization (RHV): Red Hat Virtualization is an open, software-defined platform that provides virtualization capabilities for both Linux and Windows workloads. It offers a cost-effective and scalable virtualization solution for enterprises.
  • Support and Services: Red Hat provides excellent customer support and a range of professional services to assist enterprises in adopting and optimizing their solutions. These services include training, consulting, and technical support.