Red Hat Solution Provider Program

Sell differently to grow your business

The Red Hat Solution Provider program enables partners to resell Red Hat technology along with knowledgeable, professional, and operational service offerings. This provides partners the ability to design, plan, and implement industry-leading enterprise open source as well as hybrid cloud solutions that differentiate and grow their business and generate revenue.

Program overview

The Red Hat Solution Provider partner program is a multi-tiered partner model designed to offer partners the resources needed to help grow their capabilities to sell and deliver Red Hat products, and to more easily develop solutions based on those product technologies. This programs offers up three different levels:


For partners beginning their journey in Red Hat’s ecosystem, Ready provides access to training, software, and a variety of marketing collateral and tools.


Partners who have consistently met sales targets and expectations.


For partners that have a strategic relationship with Red Hat, who provide the highest contribution to Red Hat and the Red Hat partner ecosystem.

Solution provider criteria

Developing your skills and receiving accreditation in areas of specialization, such as Middleware Solutions, Datacenter Infrastructure, and Cloud Infrastructure, helps you advance to a different tier. Advance to the next tier and increase your benefits by developing and validating your sales and technical expertise through accreditation.

Red Hat awards two types of accreditation:

Role-based accreditation
For partner employees who complete the prescribed skills track curriculum, including online assessments, in one of three areas: sales specialists, sales engineers, and delivery specialists.

Partner-level accreditation
Obtained when a certain number of employees have completed the respective skills accreditations required in any of the three areas of specialization.


Additional resources and support

Regional program guides

Regional support

If you are interested in becoming a Solution Provider, please contact the appropriate partner team via the emails provided below.

North America

Asia Pacific

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Latin America

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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.