Increase revenue and maintain competitive advantage with Red Hat OpenShift

Red Hat commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study to examine how Red Hat partners can benefit from Red Hat OpenShift®. The study focuses on how Red Hat partners are increasing revenue along with other business benefits with Red Hat OpenShift, what investments they are making, and which best practices are driving success.

We believe Kubernetes will be the operating system of the cloud, so we have made the shift as a business to OpenShift. This makes our offerings more interesting to customers and creates large-scale growth

CEO, Red Hat partner

Key highlights


Increased revenue opportunity

Average revenue opportunity of 2.5x Red Hat OpenShift subscription revenue by offering value-added services and solutions.

More new deals

Number of new deals is growing an average of 30% per year when Red Hat OpenShift is included.

Managed services opportunity

Average revenue opportunity of 60% gross margin on managed services once at scale.

Increased revenue with consulting services

Average revenue opportunity of 30% gross margin on consulting services for Red Hat OpenShift.

Increase your revenue and maintain competitive advantage

Learn more about how you can increase your revenue and maintain competitive advantage whether you are building or certifying on Red Hat OpenShift, selling Red Hat OpenShift subscriptions, or offering consulting, managed or other services.

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