Red Hat CEO: PaaS is the new application server

Red Hat is best known for its RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) distribution, but the company has been making a big push into cloud computing with its OpenShift platform as a service, offered in both public and private cloud versions.

Red Hat is best known for its RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) distribution, but the company has been making a big push into cloud computing with its OpenShift platform as a service, offered in both public and private cloud versions.

Initially launched three years ago, OpenShift is based on RHEL and offers autoscaling while letting developers focus on code and automating IT service delivery. InfoWorld Editor at Large Paul Krill recently spoke with Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst about the company's cloud efforts.

InfoWorld: Are enterprises really making a concerted effort to move applications to PaaS, or are they still keeping that in-house?

Register or Login to continue

This article is only available for subscribers. Sign up now for free and get free access to premium content from ARN, CIO, CMO, Computerworld, IDG Education, IDG Government, and IDG Health.

Join the Computerworld newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags cloud computingRed Hat

More about Amazon Web ServicesGoogleIBM AustraliaJBossLinuxOriginPivotalRed Hat

Show Comments