KUALA LUMPUR, 1 October 2019 – Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today revealed the number of cloud and managed services providers joining its Certified Cloud and Service Providers program in Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, The Philippines and Vietnam has increased, evident from the rising interest for hybrid cloud in Asia Pacific (APAC).
“As innovation and agility become essential to succeed in today’s competitive business environment, organizations in Asia Pacific have shown an increased interest in hybrid cloud”, said Andrew Habgood, Senior Director, Cloud Partners, Asia Pacific, Red Hat
The Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider program includes more than 300 cloud, system integrator and managed service providers in Asia Pacific, along with software developers and hardware manufacturers that use Red Hat products and technologies to host physical and virtual machines, set up private and public cloud environments, and provide managed application and container development services.
Some of the cloud and service providers in APAC that have recently enrolled in the program include, Australia: Bulletproof, China: Shanghai DaoCloud Network; Shanghai Yungoal Infotech, India: Cyfuture India Pvt. Ltd.; Netlabs Global IT Services Pvt Ltd.; GAVS Technologies, Kaar Technologies; Sensiple Software Solutions, Japan: BCC Co, Ltd; i2ts, Inc, Korea: Codefarm, Singapore: Fujitsu Singapore, Thailand: Internet Thailand Public Company Limited, The Philippines: Micro-D International and Vietnam: Sao Bắc Đẩu Telecom JS.
Forecasted by Gartner, the mature APAC market will spend US$13.6 billion on public cloud services by the end of 2019, up from the US$11.7 billion in 2018, while 75% of organizations worldwide are expected to deploy a multi-cloud or hybrid cloud model by 2020.
Red Hat solutions offers Certified Cloud and Service Providers a more secure, adjustable platform for building public and private clouds and to empower DevOps to develop, deploy and manage diverse applications seamlessly.
This includes solutions such as the Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform and Red Hat OpenStack Platform which can be used to improve operational efficiency and flexibility, expand their hybrid cloud service offerings, and offer highly available third-party ISV applications on Red Hat technologies.
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