Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT) said it is collaborating with NetApp to deliver an open hybrid cloud reference architecture based on OpenStack IceHouse, the newest version of the open source cloud software platform.
Based on open technologies, the architecture will help organizations build agile, interoperable private and hybrid clouds that are easily managed, massively scalable, and highly reliable. This reference architecture will be designed to enable customers to more closely integrate Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform with NetApp storage and data management technology.
The collaboration between the two companies extends to a support relationship as Red Hat and NetApp work to provide highly collaborative support to customers. Using combined best practices, the joint support teams have adopted a process to quickly and efficiently engage the right engineers to troubleshoot customer issues to resolution. Combining best practices, adopting a collaborative process, and participating in training exchanges and service reviews are the first steps in our on-going commitment to providing an ideal support experience for our customers.
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