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Red Hat Expands Capabilities to Provide Streamlined Application Development and Delivery in the Cloud


RALEIGH, North Carolina–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced Red Hat Application Foundations, a connected set of application services that, together with Red Hat OpenShifthelp accelerate the development and delivery of containerized applications on hybrid and multicloud environments. Red Hat Application Foundations serves as a toolkit for organizations looking to rapidly build and integrate application and data services as part of their application and infrastructure modernization strategy.

Invest in the cloud for a modern application infrastructure

The pace of application development continues to accelerate. According to industry analyst firm IDC“by 2025, 750 million new logic apps are expected to exist.”1 With this growth, development to deployment times need to be condensed. For developers to quickly develop and update software applications to meet business needs, they need self-service access to an application platform with a low barrier to entry. , simple to use and enabling more consistent deployment across hybrid and multi-cloud clouds. .

Red Hat OpenShift, the industry leader Kubernetes platform, provides a unified, security-focused hybrid cloud application platform for innovation. Powered by containers and Kubernetes, it provides a foundation for modernizing existing applications, building native cloud apps, streamline development, add intelligence to apps, and integrate third-party services. With Red Hat OpenShift, developers with a variety of technical backgrounds can feel empowered to build sophisticated applications. In addition to modernizing existing applications and supporting new cloud-native developments, it provides intelligence and data services for cloud-native applications.

Create the bases for scalable applications

Red Hat Application Foundations offers developers an integrated solution designed to connect applications both inside and outside the container environment. It is designed and optimized for OpenShift, bringing key application services and components to help developers use cloud-native application models and quickly bring their applications to customers. With this feature set, developers can more easily build and integrate applications of varying complexity to run efficiently and scale in hybrid cloud environments.

A toolkit of key application services, Red Hat Application Foundations provides developers with out-of-the-box components that include high-performance data streaming services, API management, service connectivity, runtimes, and frameworks light, etc. This allows development teams to modernize their application with scalability, agility, and extensibility. These components balance flexibility and compliance, giving developers choice and efficiency through self-service tools and services. In addition to OpenShift, Red Hat Application Foundations can be used with software from technology ecosystem partners and internally developed capabilities, helping organizations build the right applications to meet their business goals.

By supporting this move to the cloud, Red Hat Application Foundations is unlocking several models for modernization through microservices, APIs, event-driven architectures, and more. As application development and deployment continues to evolve, this foundation will help developers discover new and better ways to build and scale cloud-native computing infrastructures. Red Hat Application Foundations supports a healthy continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) pipeline, enabling software development and DevOps teams to smoothly innovate together.


Red Hat Application Foundations is available now. Red Hat customers can contact their account manager to configure this bundle.

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Ken Johnson, Vice President and General Manager, Application Services, Red Hat

“Application development is undergoing significant change and developers need tools to support this transformation. We designed Red Hat Application Foundations with a developer-centric mindset, created to work seamlessly with Red Hat OpenShift to easily use and deliver cloud-native applications, resulting in a simplified process for deliver greater business value.

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1 Source: IDC 750 million new logic apps: more informationDecember 2021, Document No. US48441921