Cloud provider OVH Group (OVH
) has is now Red Hat certified and has joined the Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider (CCSP) program. OVH, which has headquarters in Roubaix, France, was established in 1999. With 18 data centers in Europe and Canada the company is “major player in the European cloud market”. It offers a wide range of services including web hosting, domain name registration, dedicated servers, VPS, and email offerings. Its data centers cater for 260,000 physical servers and its brands include RunAbove and hubiC. As part of CCSP the company will offer “customers and independent software vendors (ISVs) greater confidence” when using their services for projects that leverage Red Hat solutions.
Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, Red Hat enables its “customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an Open Source stack of trusted, high-performing technologies that solve business problems”. Red Hat enables data centers to offer Linux platforms, JBoss middleware, virtualization, and cloud computing and storage options. OVH can now use Red Hat technologies within its data centers. “This agreement paves the way to the development of more offerings involving other partners in the Red Hat ecosystem,” explained OVH Vice President, Sales, Renaud Zalmanski. “Over time, OVH is looking to develop Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions working alongside other Red Hat certified members.”
“We are excited to work with OVH as a Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider and part of the Red Hat partner ecosystem,” added Red Hat’s Vice President, Business Development, Mike Ferris. “We are committed to offering customers and developers broad choice in the cloud, and key to that vision is building a strong ecosystem of partners that can enable users to build and deploy the best applications possible. We look forward to continued collaboration with OVH as they utilize their cloud offerings with Red Hat.”Do you know of any other companies forming partnerships? Let us know the details. Add your comments below.