Red Hat partner benefits

As a Red Hat partner, you have access to benefits designed to help you succeed in your business and with your customers. How will these features help you succeed? Explore the benefits of partnership and how they can help you do more with Red Hat.

What our program brings to your business


Proven technology

Open source technologies are mature and proven in the enterprise. Build applications for scalability, interoperability, and flexibility. Accelerate deployments with modern DevOps practices, reducing cost and complexity.

Customer demand

Whether for the datacenter, cloud, or big data, customers are looking for reliable, flexible, and cost effective solutions. Red Hat has a proven track record of answering customer demand.

Profitable growth

Gain recurring revenue streams through our subscription model, and target newer markets with offerings supported by innovative technologies. Maintain lasting relationships with robust go-to-market strategies.

Competitive edge

Get ahead of the pack and learn about emerging technologies. Generate more opportunities with sought after industry skills, provided at no cost as a benefit of program membership.

Flexible, differentiated benefit offerings

These include our partner portal, tools, training, documents, and more. For example, no-cost Red Hat software subscriptions are available for your staff training, customer demonstrations, interoperability testing and certification, and other approved uses.

Additional earned benefits are available to partners who complete specified activities or achieve particular goals. For example, certain marketing benefits are available to companies that certify a software product with Red Hat.

Specializations and regions guides

Benefits are tailored by partnering options, and by region.

Red Hat Training courses available

Red Hat is committed to helping partners build skills. Courses are available to partners at no cost.

Red Hat partner training

No-cost partner training creates a benefit to your customers and offers you more opportunities to expand and grow. It does more than just improve your skills and knowledge of Red Hat products and services. It creates a path that allows you to expand what you do and how you do it.

Sales & sales engineers

Value pitch & qualification

Competitive positioning

Objection handling and pricing


Delivery & support

Product installation

Proof-of-concept delivery

Solution architecture

Application development

Red Hat Training

Self-paced online training

Real-world customer use cases

Training on Red Hat, by Red Hat

No cost for Red Hat partners

Developer benefits

The Red Hat Developer program provides partners with access to a wide variety of tools and resources such as how-tos, e-Books, webinars, videos and much more.

Partner enablement benefits


Use of Red Hat partner logo

Joint collateral

Success stories

Catalog / partner locator listing


Partner podcasts


Deal registration

Product demo system

Market development funds

Red Hat Marketplace


Red Hat software subscriptions

Innovation Labs

Developer program & tools

Red Hat product certification workflows

Leading technologies


Partner success manager

Tech partner success desk

TSANet support collaboration

Explore some of our partners

At Red Hat, we know customers realize our value when we show up arm-in-arm with partners and their value. Our open innovation ecosystem, working as a collaborative community of experts, is a vital part of delivering our customer-first, partner always approach.

Stefanie Chiras

Senior Vice President, Partner Ecosystem Success, Red Hat

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Red Hat Products

Tools & Resources


About Red Hat Partner Connect

The Red Hat partner ecosystem is a catalyst for open innovation. It connects partners with a thriving network of companies, expertise, and opportunity. With Red Hat, there are multiple paths to partnership and the flexibility to adapt as your business needs change. We work to help you achieve financial success on your terms.

About Red Hat

We’re the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source solutions—including Linux, cloud, container, and Kubernetes. We deliver hardened solutions that make it easier for enterprises to work across platforms and environments, from the core datacenter to the network edge.