5 Things To Know About The Nutanix-Red Hat Container Deal
In a shot against VMware, the new strategic partnership will include promoting Red Hat OpenShift as the ‘preferred’ option for running Kubernetes on the Nutanix Cloud Platform.
Joint Engineering And Support
Nutanix and Red Hat also pledged to follow a joint engineering roadmap—to provide “robust interoperability,” the companies said—while enabling improved support for joint customers, as well.
In terms of joint engineering, Red Hat and Nutanix “will focus on delivering continuous testing of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat OpenShift with Nutanix AHV,” the companies said, adding that they “will also collaborate to deliver more timely support by aligning product roadmaps.”
And speaking of support, Nutanix and Red Hat said they plan to offer a “more seamless support experience” that will provide quicker resolution of issues for joint customers.
“Customers will be able to contact either company with support issues,” the companies said in their news release. “The two companies are collaborating to deliver a best-in-class support experience for the interoperability of the certified products.”