Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

A hybrid cloud, enterprise Kubernetes platform to build and deliver better applications faster

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Red Hat® OpenShift® offers a consistent hybrid cloud foundation for building and scaling containerized applications. Benefit from streamlined platform installation and upgrades from one of the enterprise Kubernetes leaders.

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Expertise from Kubernetes leaders

Red Hat OpenShift is trusted by more than 2,000+ customers to deliver business-critical applications, whether they’re migrating existing workloads to the cloud or building new, cutting-edge experiences for their users. Red Hat OpenShift comes with a 9-year enterprise support lifecycle from one of the leading Kubernetes contributors.

Push-button upgrades, cloud-like ease

Red Hat OpenShift comes with a streamlined, automatic install so you can get up and running with Kubernetes as quickly as possible. Once installed, Red Hat OpenShift uses Kubernetes Operators for push-button, automatic platform updates for the container host, Kubernetes cluster, and application services running on the cluster.

Consistent foundation for on-premise and public cloud workloads

Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform delivers a single, consistent Kubernetes platform anywhere that Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® runs. The platform ships with a user-friendly console to view and manage all your clusters so you have enhanced visibility across multiple deployments.

Build and deliver faster

Red Hat OpenShift comes with developer-friendly workflows including built-in CI/CD pipelines and our source-to-image capability that enables you to go straight from application code to container. Extend to new technologies—including serverless applications with Knative, cloud services, and streamlined service communications with Istio and service mesh.

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Your first step into the OpenShift experience

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Deploy enterprise applications at-scale

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Deploy, manage, and automate intelligent applications securely at scale.

Key features


What is it good for?

A starting point for those curious to understand what makes OpenShift and the Operator methodology an easier way to deploy Kubernetes clusters.

Automated installers

Over-the-air updates

Enterprise-grade security

Administrator web console

User workload monitoring

Platform logging

Developer web console

Developer application catalog

Source-to-image (S2I) and Tekton Builders

OpenShift Service Mesh (Istio / Kiali / Jaeger)

Unified multicluster management

Multicluster observability for health and optimization

Advanced application lifecycle management

Policy-based governance, risk and compliance

Vulnerability management

Risk profiling and compliance

Kubernetes security posture management

New Forrester Wave™ report

The Forrester Wave™: Multicloud Container Development Platforms, Q3 2020. Red Hat named a leader, across 29 criteria and 8 vendors.

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More features

Trusted platform

Red Hat OpenShift builds security checks into your container stack—starting with Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® and continuing throughout the application lifecycle.

Built-in monitoring

Red Hat OpenShift includes Prometheus, the standard for cloud-native cluster and application monitoring. Use Grafana dashboards for visualization.

On-demand environments

Self-service for application teams to approved services and infrastructure, with centralized management and administration.

Ecosystem integration

Red Hat has worked with hundreds of partners to validate technology integrations with Red Hat OpenShift, so organizations can make the most of their existing investments.

Centralized policy management

Red Hat OpenShift gives administrators a single place to implement and enforce policies across multiple teams, with a unified console across all Red Hat OpenShift clusters.

Certified Kubernetes

Red Hat OpenShift is part of the CNCF Certified Kubernetes program, ensuring compatibility and interoperability between your container workloads.

OpenShift 4 consoles

Introducing Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes

Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes enables organizations to manage their Kubernetes clusters with consistency across the hybrid cloud.

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Technologies supported by Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

Red Hat OpenShift extends to databases, frameworks, and tools so your teams can move faster.





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