Red Hat and Telstra to bring enterprise solutions to cloud


Red Hat, a provider of open source solutions, announced
that Telstra, Australia’s telecom and information services company, has
extended its partnership with Red Hat to enable expanded choice for enterprise
customers in the cloud.


Telstra joins Red Hat’s expanding cloud
ecosystem as a Certified Cloud Provider, meaning that its solutions meet the
rigorous testing and certification requirements Red Hat has in place to deliver
a safe, scalable, supported and consistent environment for enterprise cloud


As a Certified Cloud Provider, Telstra offers Red Hat Enterprise
Linux as a guest operating system on its infrastructure cloud service.


Telstra has partnered with Red Hat as part of our
hosting services program for many years and to now be a Red Hat Certified Cloud
Provider is a significant and exciting development for Telstra cloud computing.
Offering Red Hat Enterprise Linux in our cloud computing environment offers our
customers more choice, more flexibility and the opportunity to run more
applications out of our cloud,” said Philip Jones, executive director, Telstra.


We’ve spoken with organisations across a wide range of
industries that are utilising cloud capabilities and they tell us that Red Hat
Enterprise Linux, among other Red Hat solutions, brings them great value in
cloud environments,” said Scott Crenshaw, vice president and general manager,
Cloud Business at Red Hat.


Recently, Red Hat announced
that Rancore Technologies won the Outstanding Open Source Architecture award in
the fifth annual Red Hat and JBoss Innovation Awards.  The award program
is designed to recognize the outstanding use, innovation and extension of Red
Hat’s solutions by customers, partners and the open source community.


Red Hat and JBoss Innovation Awards finalists were
recognized at the 2011 Summit and JBoss World in four separate categories; and
a fifth category recognized a finalist that was deploying a combined solution
from Red Hat’s platform and middleware portfolios.


By Team
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