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OpenShift Cloud Container Platform

Red Hat OpenShift Cloud Container Platform

Lightweight and self-contained software to enable deployment at scale.

What is OpenShift?

OpenShift Cloud Container Platform is an on-premises private platform as a service product, built around a core of application containers powered by Docker, with orchestration and management provided by Kubernetes, on a foundation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Self-managed OpenShift

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

Red Hat OpenShift Cloud Container Platform is 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.

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, innovative experiences for their users. Red Hat OpenShift is backed by a 9-year enterprise support life cycle from one of the leading Kubernetes contributors, Red Hat.

Features and Benefits

Push-button upgrades, cloud-like ease

Red Hat OpenShift Cloud Container Platform 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 Cloud 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.

More OpenShift Features & Benefits

Trusted platform

Red Hat OpenShift Cloud Container Platform builds security checks into your container stack—starting with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and continuing throughout the application life cycle.

Built-in monitoring

Red Hat OpenShift Cloud Container Platform 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 access 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 Cloud Container Platform 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 Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Certified Kubernetes program, ensuring compatibility and interoperability between your container workloads.

Technologies supported by Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

Red Hat OpenShift extends to databases, frameworks, and tools so your teams can move faster.
  • Knative
  • Istio
  • Prometheus
  • Jenkins
  • Node.js
  • Operators
  • Red Hat AMQ Streams
  • Virtualization

Red Hat OpenShift Installations

Which OpenShift installation do you need?

Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes Engine

Your first step into the OpenShift experience

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

Red Hat Openshift Container Platform

Deploy enterprise applications at-scale

A complete set of services to enhance the management and developer experience for deploying enterprise applications on Kubernetes.

Red Hat Openshift Platform Plus

Deploy, manage, and automate applications securely at scale.

Providing more advanced multicluster security features, day 2 management capabilities, and a global container registry.

Red Hat OpenShift 4 is here

The latest version of the enterprise-ready Kubernetes platform.

The Kubernetes platform for big ideas

You want to deliver customer experiences on time, but you must consider security at every stage. Red Hat OpenShift 4 is powered by Kubernetes Operators and Red Hat’s commitment to full-stack security, so you can develop and scale big ideas for the enterprise.

Focus on code that makes a difference

Developers can turn big ideas into reality, but deploying at scale is challenging. Red Hat OpenShift 4 offers self-service environments across an app’s life cycle, so developers have a consistent foundation for the code that will make a difference.

Deploy a unified experience, anywhere

Modern applications need resources from multiple infrastructures. Red Hat OpenShift 4 includes centralized management and visualization tools for unified cloud and on-premises operations.