Why Red Hat?

Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux®, and middleware technologies.

More than 90% of Fortune 500 companies rely on Red Hat® solutions for technology leadership, performance, security, and unmatched value.*
*Red Hat client data and Fortune 500 list


Red Hat technologies are developed in close collaboration with customers, partners, and communities, providing businesses with the latest software developments they require and giving them a competitive edge.


Red Hat software meets some of the highest security certifications available under internationally recognized standards and is one of the reasons 50% of the world's trading volume is powered by Red Hat products and solutions.*
*Red Hat client data, 2013

Subscription value

Red Hat technologies are offered as annual subscriptions, making it easy for customers to manage and budget purchases. The subscription-based business model is straightforward and flexible, and it gives you the upgrades, security, and support you need to maintain your systems.


With a Red Hat subscription you have access to trusted technical expertise, knowledge, and resources in the Red Hat Customer Portal, including the option to call or chat with a support team member, and access to security alerts, bug fixes, CVE database, and Red Hat Product Security.


With a Red Hat® subscription you get the latest technology, the assurance you need to keep your business running, and the expertise of engineers making software the open source way.

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Renewing Red Hat subscriptions provides ongoing updates and services to ensure the continued security, reliability and stability of your day-to-day IT operations.

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