Red Hat is very rapidly increasing its focus on OpenStack. The company is out with a new initiative called On-Ramp to Enterprise OpenStack to drive enterprise adoption of the framework for building and managing private, public, and hybrid clouds. Red Hat is closely collaborating with Intel on the On-Ramp program, "educating customers on the benefits and capabilities of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform running on Intel Architecture." The news comes on the heels of evidence that OpenStack is starting to gain real traction in enterprises.
“The On-Ramp to Enterprise OpenStack program for private, public, and hybrid cloud deployments is a natural extension of Intel and Red Hat’s long-standing collaboration in enterprise Linux,” said Imad Sousou, vice president and general manager of Intel’s Open Source Technology Center, in a statement. “The combination of Intel Architecture and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform helps form a secure, trusted, high-performance platform for these cloud deployments and provides end users a quick and easy way to evaluate, learn about, and deploy important use cases like trusted compute pools.”