The open innovation ecosystem

A dynamic partner community creating customer success

The Red Hat partner ecosystem is a catalyst for open innovation. We connect partners with a thriving network of companies, expertise, and opportunity in order to serve customers, increase profitability, and win new business. We offer multiple paths to partnership and the flexibility to adapt as your business needs change.

Where Expertise and Opportunity Meet



Red Hat Partner Connect provides comprehensive Red Hat training, playbooks, and software, as well as resources that other ecosystem partners share.


Red Hat Partner Connect is a community of innovation built on the open source principles of co-creation, transparency, and trust.


Red Hat Partner Connect helps partners expand their reach, bring customer-centric offerings to market, and generate more revenue.

Begin your journey

Build expert solutions that grow your business and differentiate your value to the market. Give your teams access to expert resources, training, and software. And create joint offerings with those who share your commitment to customers.

Open source powers innovation

1,296 IT leaders from 13 countries provide their thoughts on the state of enterprise open source.

With this partnership, we are expanding our commitment to offering unmatched choice and flexibility in the cloud today, meeting customers where they are so they can do more with their hybrid cloud deployments

Scott Guthrie

Executive Vice President of the Cloud and AI Group, Microsoft

Flexible choices and paths to partnership

Build smarter

Build hardware and software solutions that grow your business and differentiate your value to the market. Red Hat supports your technology vision and embraces the existing relationships and ecosystems you’re already building.

Sell effectively

Grow your business: access new markets, build revenue streams, and increase your profits. Experience joint selling based on open principles of collaboration, generosity, and knowledge sharing.

Service with confidence

As the needs of your business change, how you participate in the ecosystem can, too. What’s unchanging is Red Hat’s commitment to your success – as you expand your service offerings with add-on capabilities, or evolve your business model.

Do more with Red Hat

Partner success stories

This is an ecosystem built for shared opportunity and shared success. Take a look at some of the successes partners have experienced in working with Red Hat.

The partner opportunity for Red Hat OpenShift

Ship when you’re ready. Scale where customer opportunities take you and wherever your business wants to go next.


Partners improve business results through software certification

Partners who build and certify on Red Hat platforms can improve their business results according to this report from IDC.


Build Skills with Red Hat partner training

Learn the benefits of Red Hat training and see how you can take courses specifically for your role.

Develop your expertise with no-cost training

To grow your business, you need good people with the right skills. With complimentary training and accreditation, Red Hat will help your teams gain the expertise they - and your customers - need.

Red Hat offers courses focused on successful sales engagements, customer implementations, and use cases. Red Hat training courses are available at no cost to partners.

Collaborate for readiness, innovation, and growth

Join our community of partners to open doors to new ideas, new skills, and new opportunities. Enhance your company’s standing as a trusted advisor and an industry leader. Deliver reliable support and unique market value—fueled by the Red Hat portfolio.