Redington Appointed as Red Hat Distributor for India

Collaboration includes distribution of complete Red Hat enterprise solutions

 Bangalore, India, 11 June, 2018: Redington India, today announced a collaboration with Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, to distribute the full range of Red Hat solutions in India, including Red Hat Cloud Suite, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Ansible Automation and Red Hat JBoss Middleware.

In today’s world of digital era, enterprises are increasingly turning to open source to accelerate their digital transformation efforts. They realise the benefits of building and collaborating on open source rather than developing new software from the ground up. Today it is at the core of many emerging technologies including cloud computing, artificial intelligence, blockchain and machine learning.

With this collaboration Redington will identify and appoint regional system integrators, ISVs and born in the cloud partners to further expand and develop open source partner ecosystem in India. Redington’s partners will be able to offer their customers Red Hat-supported open source technology for deploying their workloads on public, private and hybrid platforms through the container platform and while automating service, application and infrastructure provisioning and management, though a subscription-based model that allows them the ability to scale out based on their business requirements.

Commenting on the collaboration, Mr. Neeraj Bhatia, Director, Commercial and Partner Sales,‎ Red Hat India and South Asia said, “In today’s digital era, open source is one of the only enterprise software technology platforms that offers true choice and integrated technology to embrace the ever evolving digital economy. Our business partners play an important role in educating customers and guiding them through this transformation to be a truly digital era business. Our collaboration with Redington will enable us to introduce the benefits of Red Hat offerings to a broader range of customers, especially in the remote markets of the country.”

Mr. R Venkatesh, Executive Vice President at Redington said, “Enterprises around the world rely on Red Hat to deliver solutions that meet their business needs with regards to performance and security features. At Redington, it is our endeavour to provide best-in-class solution to our customers. We are very pleased to have the opportunity to represent Red Hat’s exceptional product line.”

 About Redington India:

Redington, commencing its Indian operations in 1993, is today positioned as the largest Supply Chain Solution Provider in emerging markets.  As a group, Redington is present in India, Middle East, Africa, Turkey, Srilanka, Bangladesh, Singapore and CIS countries. Redington provides end-to-end supply chain solutions for all categories of Information Technology products (PCs, PC building blocks, networking, software and enterprise solution products) and Consumer and Lifestyle products (Telecom, Digital Lifestyle products, Entertainment products and Digital Printing Machines) to over 200 international brands.

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